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Events Specialist

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 25, 2023

Job Title
Events Specialist

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Performing Arts Center

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description

TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.

TAMU-CC's beautiful campus is located on a 240-acre island on Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities.

From our generous benefits package and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.

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The Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi hosts, produces and executes over 350 events per year. With 5 fulltime staff members and more than 30 student workers, the Performing Arts Center presents events ranging from music recitals, orchestras to speaker series and dance performances. The role of the Events Specialist is important to the team as this person is the central contact for all clients and building staff regarding event logistics and planning. The Events Specialist must be detail orientated and able to juggle several projects at once.

  • Facilitate client meetings to determine needs for client events and document those needs with the highest degree of professionalism and expertise. Work with performing artists from all genres (i.e. symphony orchestras, theatrical productions, solo musicians, famous touring acts, university students and ensemble directors, etc.). Facilitate front of house setups as events require (i.e. setups/tear-downs in lobby, and greenroom, to include chairs, tables, stands, risers, pipe & drape, etc. and stanchions in the seating areas for ceremonies). Also work with A&M System and Facilities on providing event schedule needs for HVAC and cleaning of PAC.
  • Under the direction of the Facilities Manager hires, trains, evaluates and assists with supervision of student worker staff.
  • Under direction of PAC Director, maintains daily calendar for facility.
  • Maintains PAC web pages and conducts client/user post-event surveys.
  • Administrator of Prepared - cloud-based management software and workflow platform for the PAC. Responsible for inputting information gathered from meetings and for making sure all staff and details for each event are up to date in the program. Responsible for training staff and students to use the program.
  • As needed, provide technical assistance under the supervision of (or absence of) the Technical Manager and Technical Coordinator in running lights, sound, AV, and providing staging requirements for the PAC to include but not limited to setting and striking all furniture and equipment needed to facilitate the event on stage.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Four (4) years of related experience.
  • Intermediate Skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Listens intently and gets clarification where needed. Positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision (self-motivated). Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Bachelors degree.
  • University experience.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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