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Event Coordinator - Full Time

The Events Coordinator develops client relations, orally and written. Establishes client needs, recommends event location, equipment, advertising. Monitors on-site progress of the conference. Ensures the day-to-day activities and events of the conference are on schedule and properly organized. Works with Conference Operations, Maintenance, and Housekeeping staff to ensure meeting spaces are set up, operational, and clean for incoming conference groups. Maintains numerous files and records. Oversees daily program operations. Monitors program quality and effectiveness and researches improvement methods. Advises staff, students and others regarding program policies, goals and related technical issues. Prepares reports, financial statements, and records on program status. May assign, direct and review work of support staff.

Excellent customer service skills, strong attention to detail, and effective oral & written communication skills required. One year event coordination experience preferred.

This position requires an approved background check which is paid for by the department.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Applicants must apply through the University of Utah employment website:

http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/67978

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: [email protected].

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.