Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of full-time experience in any of the following: event planning or facilities scheduling/reservations management. Direct experience in operating a scheduling system, including data entry and generating reports. Experience supervising staff and/or students.
Masters degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Event planning experience. Experience working in a university setting. Proficiency with Microsoft Ooffice, digital media, and website management.
Brief Description of Duties: The Event Services and Technology Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the reservations office for the two student centers. The Student Activities Center hosts nearly 10,000 events each year requiring a great attention to detail. Relying on a part-time staff of graduate and undergraduate students, the Event Services and Technology Coordinator is responsible for fostering a customer-centric reservations process, working cooperatively with facilities staff, and implementing measures to ensure the reservations system is updated and accurate. Marketing strategies and sales is fundamental for revenue generation. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the departments website and digital media presence. Creating and maintaining all in house tech programs, providing trainings, updating forms and supervising digital media staffing. Therefore, having a d emonstrated ability to plan and manage large scale events will be helpful.
T he successful candidate will also have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
Brief Description of Duties:
Coordinate the process for facility reservations for the Student Activities Center for departments, conferences, special events and vendors in accordance with university policies and procedures. Advise departments/programs and community groups concerning facility use, including University policies and procedures governing facility use, billing procedures applicable to facility use, operation related information, and implementation.
Supervise graduate and undergraduate reservations student staff. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and efficiency of staff. Provide opportunities for professional development.
Develop and maintain records and data related to facilities use; utilizes computerized reservation software to input data. Confirms and cancels reservations as necessary. Create and distribute daily, weekly, and annual reports on facility use requests. Develop reports to manage database integrity and proactively identify service issue.
Develop marketing strategies and increase usage fee revenue by promoting our venues and services to external constituents.
Technology specialist for the department. Researching and recommending strategies for using technology to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of department. Work with appropriate parties for implementation. Facilitate creating and maintaining online forms for the department. Create and maintain training manuals for all in house tech programs and provide training for all staff. Digital media manager for the department, s upervising the Web Content Manager Assistant and Digital Media Interns. Serve as the primary person in the department for research, upgrade and purchasing of new technology to increase operational excellence. Serve as the Advance level support (user) in 25Live for the Facilities Operations department and Student Activities department.
Provide information and rationale for the development of new policies and procedures governing facility operations for special campus events. Communicate information concerning scheduled events to department staff and the appropriate campus departments (i.e. University Police, custodial, West Campus Operations,etc.) in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned as appropriate based on rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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About Stony Brook:
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Student Activities - Facilities-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: May 16, 2019
Posting End Date: Jun 18, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $45,000-$47,000.
Salary Grade: SL2
Appointment Type: Term
Internal Number: 1901451
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.