Full Time Permanent - Staff
Retail/Sales/Customer Service, Finance and
$45,000 - $50,000
Do you have a passion for event planning? If so, The Citadel, The
Military College of South Carolina is seeking an Events Manager in
the Auxiliaries Department. This role will report to the Associate
Director of Auxiliary Services. This role will be responsible for
- Serves as the primary booking agent for external rentals of
campus venues and manages interactions with clients from inquiry
through event conclusion.
- Serves as the booking agent and room owner for the Swain
Boating Center and Riverview Room in EMS (Event Management System);
manages venue calendars and books internal and external events.
Assists event planners with coordinating support services and other
event-related needs in these venues.
- Ensures compliance with rental contracts and Citadel
- Coordinates staffing and logistics of external rental events
and ensures that client needs and expectations are met.
- Communicates and coordinates with external vendors and campus
departments such as F&E, PSAF, and Multimedia.
- Coordinates custodial and maintenance and repair needs with
Facilities & Engineering.
- Ensures event venue and grounds are appropriately maintained,
cleaned, and prepared for events.
- Oversees the use of social media and other web-based platforms
to promote Citadel venues. Coordinates content updates to assure
posts are professional, up-to-date, and technology functioning as
- Hires, trains, supervises, and schedules event support staff to
provide onsite event management for external events; processes and
- Provides information pertaining to rental events for contract
and billing purposes. Prepares and presents reports regarding event
High school diploma. Must have strong organizational, planning and
time management skills and be able to take the initiative and
handle multiple ongoing activities. Ability to exercise judgement
and discretion. Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships. Ability to interpret and apply regulations, policies
and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively. Strong customer
service and quick problem-solving skills are necessary. Must be
proficient in using Excel and Word and have the ability to learn
various ERP and database systems. Must demonstrate attention to
detail and accuracy.
Experience in event or venue management preferred. Knowledge of
event management processes and industry standards.
Benefits of Working at The Citadel
Extensive Health Plans
Great Retirement Options
Tuition Waiver Program
Paid Parental Leave
Isle of Palms Beach Club
Swain Family Boat Center
Community Service Opportunities
Read more about our benefits, on our HR
About The Citadel College
The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina,
is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South
Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and
educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of
the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great
restaurants, shopping and much more. Ranked #1 Public College in
the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up
to a master's degree, the opportunities are endless.
There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South
Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3
graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31
Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a
concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty
ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000
students attend the Graduate College, evening and online
To apply, visit https://jobs.citadel.edu/cw/en-us/job/496374/event-manager