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Events Manager, University Admissions #606192

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

In collaboration with the Events and Orientation Team, under the direction of the Assistant Director for Orientation and Events, the individual in this position will coordinate all aspects of on campus recruitment events including Honors Days, Admitted Student Days, Transfer Days, Specialized Visit Days, Discover NAU programs, and Orientation.

Event Logistics - 20%

  • Coordinates event registration materials for each event.
  • Completes periodic reports related to recruitment, enrollment projections, personal schedule, travel, special programs, and professional development.
  • Prepares bi-monthly and ad hoc reports on event activity, registration, and effectiveness.
  • Represents the department on various committees, work groups, and employee forums.
  • Evaluates program effectiveness, assesses outcomes, and develops improved programming to achieve goals, complete cost analyses, for programs/events.
  • Uses reports through Business Objects, Enterprise Reporting, PeopleSoft and Salesforce to analyze and report on effectiveness of recruitment event programming.
  • Works collaboratively with ITS and EMSA Business Analysts to maintain event registration site, including periodic testing of event registration functionality.

Event Planning - 20%

  • Develops and implements programming to meet the needs of prospective students and other constituent groups to the University (i.e. honors students, students from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds, transfer students, first-generation students, etc.).
  • Works in collaboration with the Assistant Director for Diversity Recruitment to plan and execute programming to students from diverse backgrounds.

Student Supervision - 20%

  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise student paraprofessional staff.

Orientation Planning - 15%

  • Assists in the development of orientation materials, logistics of program execution and strategies.

Training Facilitation - 10%

  • Coordinate trainings on recruitment events for University staff as needed and will participate in trainings periodically on-campus as well as via web.

University Collaboration - 10%

  • Represents the University, its missions, policies, and procedures to a broad range of constituents, in particular, those in other segments of the educational community, prospective students, personnel in community-based organizations, etc.
  • Stays apprised of, and current on, new enrollment management strategies, and best practices for communication to prospective students, their parents and family members, and other important constituents to meet University enrollment goals.
  • Work collaboratively with many campus partners.

Other - 5%

  • Special projects and assignments within the department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum two years of admissions and/or event planning experience.
  • One year of project management experience.
  • Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.


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