Senior Director - Executive Events

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 12, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Senior Director - Executive Events

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
Utah Valley University invites applicants for the position of Sr. Director - Executive Events. UVU is an open-access, comprehensive, teaching-focused, public university of approximately 39,000 students in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. We are seeking a highly motivated, talented, and personable leader who can be a part of the University community in working with a collaborative administrative team and engaged faculty and staff to advance the Development efforts of the University and to support the mission and core themes of the University.

Dual reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement (IA) and Associate Vice President of Strategic Engagement, in collaboration with the President's Office, the primary role of the Senior Director of Executive Events is to support the mission of the university by coordinating engaging and meaningful experiences for donors, alumni, government leaders, community members , and other members of the UVU community. This position has responsibility for all signature executive events affiliated with Institutional Advancement, the Office of the President, Community partnered events, as well as other events as deemed appropriate based on the university's tier system. Other responsibilities include oversight of all IA executive events, managing the IA Executive Events team, ensuring that events maintain a quality standard, and to provide guidance/consultation in the production of other high-visibility functions.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in a directly related field, plus four years of experience related to the Summary of Duties of the position or Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field, plus six years related to the Summary of Duties of the position or any combination of higher education and/or experience totaling ten years.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Experience in strategic planning, business modeling, and proposal development.
*Strong proficiency with all features of event planning, marketing, and production from inception to post-event assessment (including but not restricted to, budgeting, physical layout, invitation list development, RSVP tracking, seating management,
program development and scheduling, ticketing, marketing, promotion, catering, audiovisual services, special needs, event or speaker security).
*Experience with soliciting and managing event sponsorships.
*Experience with coordination of events in a complex organization.
Familiarity with donor development strategy and stewardship. Proficiency in office productivity software, including Microsoft Office. Proficiency with event vendor negotiation and contracting.
  • Familiarity with social networking culture, software, and strategies.
    *Exceptional verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    *Exceptional writing and editorial skills. Skills in public relations and marketing. Experience and skills with public speaking.
    *Experience with team building and cultivation.
    *Connecting campus event leaders.


Preferred Qualifications:


Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in a normal office environment.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $69,359 - $86,699

Advertisement Number: STA25221
Open Date: 05/12/2021
Review Start Date: 06/01/2021
Close Date: 7/1/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please submit 3 references within the application. References may be contacted at any time during the search process.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/22491

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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