The School of Professional Studies is seeking an Events Cooridinator to consult with client departments to plan and implement events that meet strategic goals of the School as well as conceptualize themes, present ideas, and research requests, assess feasibility, and make recommendations to ensure the implementation of successful, targeted events. The Events Coordinator will consult with Director on management of large-scale events; research vendors, options, pricing structures, etc. The ideal candidate will project expenses; determine staffing, space, and equipment needs; conduct post-event evaluations for Director, and recommend future improvements.
Bachelor's degree and
3 years' experience planning and implementing special events or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Related experience at a higher education institution and experience managing budgets.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with technology and social media. Strong customer service skills. Highly creative with the ability to develop new ideas for clients. Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with database applications.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world applications, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School of Professional Studies captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such as real estate, finance, marketing, public relations, global affairs, hospitality and tourism, sports management, philanthropy and fundraising, communications/media, writing, the arts, and others. Full- and part-time students enroll in on-site and online credit programs, including graduate and undergraduate degrees for both adults returning to school and traditional-aged students. In addition, working professionals and other adult learners pursue career objectives or intellectual discovery in over 2,500 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.
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