Events and Lodging Assistant

SUNY Cortland
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time

Position Details

Budget Title COMMUNITY RELATIONS ASSISTANT Campus Title Events and Lodging Assistant School/Division Institutional Advancement, Division of Department Alumni Engagement Office Staff Sub-Type Staff & Administration Salary Level SL1 Salary Range $18.50/hr Position Effort Part-Time (enter FTE below) If Part-Time, enter FTE:
(0.38 FTE ) 15 hrs/week Is this a temporary position? Yes If Temporary, enter End Date: 12/17/2021 Position Summary
Hours: Part-time/Temporary; days, nights, overnights. Up to 15 hours a week

The events/lodging assistant is a responsible staff member that will help to support Alumni Engagement and the Parks Alumni House with its lodging, events, inventory and social media needs.

Major Responsibilities
Major responsibilities at the Lynne Parks ’68 Alumni House:
  • Assist with event set-ups and tear downs
  • Assist with events: meeting with guest, serving, bussing tables and tearing down set-ups
  • Assist house on occasion with potential overnights, staying overnight covering our overnight duties
  • Updating inventory of the house, keeping track of incoming inventory and placement of inventory
  • Assisting with social media for the house
  • Major responsibilities at the Alumni Engagement office:
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of events.
  • Assist with events: set up, checking guests in, troubleshooting issues and event clean up
  • Assist with alumni cultivation and stewardship-Assist with marketing projects and social media

As the assistant you will demonstrate your commitment to treat others at all levels of the organization with fairness and respect; understanding and appreciation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; desire and ability to promote an environment of inclusive excellence; and lead with customer-centric focus on providing exceptional quality and service; and, use your passion or creativity, for excellence and continuous improvement. Functional and Supervisory Relationships
Reports directly to the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement & The General Manager of the Lynne Parks ’68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House.

Works closely with numerous constituents on campus, students, and alumni.

Works closely with all members of Institutional Advancement

Required Qualifications
Associate’s degree

Availability to work nights and weekends

Events / Hospitality experience

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated professional experience in higher education
Alumni engagement experience
Experience with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives or programming to promote a feeling of welcome for all alumni constituents
At least one year’s experience in a customer services environment
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies
Demonstrated marketing experience EEO Statement
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College. Job Close Date
Posting Number S21006 Review Start Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
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  1. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
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