Student Union Event Coordinator

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University’s Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University’s residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle is now hiring a Student Union Event Coordinator at the Daytona Beach campus. This is a 10-month full-time position, working August through May.

The Student Union Event Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Student Union events system, which supports all events in and around the Student Union facility. The system averages 70+ events per month for Student Union managed spaces, and clients include student organizations, academic and administrative departments, and non-ERAU groups. The Events Coordinator manages all aspects of event services, including meeting with clients; organizing the event setup process and related logistics; and communicating with campus service providers. This position also manages the Event Center facility and associated event inventory. The position supervises a team of student events staff and reports to the Director of Student Union Operations & Events.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of experience in event management, preferably in a higher education setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of event planning, logistics management and student development.
  • Ability to interface with a diverse clientele in an extremely busy work atmosphere in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours.

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