Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Conferencing & Events Planner

Position Number: S00734P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 42 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Student Success
Department: University Outreach & Engagement
Unit: Conferencing & Events Admin
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Brian Popa
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Conferencing and Events Planner provides assistance to customers by acting as a liaison in the planning, coordination and implementation of conferences, events and other programs held at Eastern Kentucky University.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree is required.

Minimum Experience:
•Two years of directly related experience is required.
•Experience must include large event planning and knowledge of collegiate event scheduling software.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:
•Seasoned knowledge of the requirements of event planning.
•Working knowledge of principles of event marketing.
•Working knowledge of budgeting and finance.
•Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
•Knowledge of the principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution.

Job Functions:
Coordinates event logistics
Liaison for Administration of Events
Ensures the effective operations of Conferencing & Events by completing other duties as assigned.

Posting Number: S00734P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 04/05/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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