University of Utah Job Description
Assists with planning, implementation, and overseeing all needed arrangements, including supervision of staff, for special events in assigned departments and venues. Interface with all necessary departments, supervise and facilitate events, resolve conflicts and assign needed space.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and 3 years of progressively more responsible events coordination experience. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. A related field may include but is not limited to: Business, Communications, Hotel / Hospitality Management, Sports Management and Public Relations.
Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and supervising employees and processes.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Demonstrated leadership skills, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills are essential to the position. Ability to oversee multiple projects/events and work assignments for a variety of staff, volunteers, and subcontractors.
Depending on the area of assignment, this position may be required to be on-call 7 days/week and may be called to work occasionally on weekends and evenings during special events.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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