The Assistant Director of Projects and Events serves as an active member of the Booth Student Life team. This position will be responsible for the successful execution of several community, student hosted, and Student Life hosted events. Program participation ranges from 30 to 7,000 attendees, with additional student and staff volunteers assisting with program delivery. Additionally, leveraging project manager expertise the Assistant Director plans, executes and evaluates program, project, and process effectiveness and drives both individual and team continuous improvement efforts. Beyond events, will participate with inter-department teams and support the operations staff.
Collaborate with the Student Life team to develop and implement programs and events for both student groups, Booth Community, and external events.
Coordinate and implement event logistics; researching and assisting with vendor selection including negotiating vendor contracts, preparing event budgets, processing and reconciling expenses, and preparing financial reports.
Apply project management expertise in designing and executing a variety of internal processes and systems; such as student group management, calendar, registration, and evaluation systems.
Monitor the general department email inbox, student event listservs and respond to all inquiries and/or route emails to others as appropriate.
Assist with staffing events when necessary; will require working nights and weekends when needed.
Education, Experience or Certifications
Bachelor's degree required.
At least two years of work experience in a professional environment required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Strong communication skills, both oral and written required.
Strong interpersonal skills required.
Superior organizational skills required.
Excellent problem-solving skills required.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize with minimal supervision required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
Knowledge of and strong ease of use with technology required.
Knowledge of database technology and Microsoft Office preferred.
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