The Assistant Director of Event Management and Technology is responsible for the coordination, direction and management of the daily operations and event support within the fast-paced dynamic environment of the Campus Life facilities.
This position will possess the technical specialized knowledge necessary to support and efficiently troubleshoot routine and non-routine issues with a broad range of technologies associated with live event production. This position interacts with a variety of clientele to assess event production needs that include intergraded analog/digital technical systems as well as creates and designs room diagrams and provides outstanding customer service.
The Assistant Director is responsible for the training, supervision, and mentoring of two Multimedia Technical Coordinators and oversees the recruitment, training, scheduling, supervision, evaluation, and payroll approval for approximately 5-10 part-time student employees or temporary positions. Responsible for budget development and assists with strategic planning. The Assistant Director will lead the technology efforts in Campus Life by providing basic internal support and consulting unit Directors on the best use of technology for their operations and will serve as a liaison to Information Technology Services as well as will maintain the Campus Life website.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a two year technical college with a major in computer science, information technology or related area and one year in the information technology field related to the position's role; or graduation from a four year college or university and one year experience in the information technology field related to the position's role; or graduation from a four year college or university with a major in computer science or information technology or related degree. Related information technology experience may be substituted year for year for the required education.
Master's degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience
EMS Scheduling software and Social Tables room design software
Experience with event technology
Ability to be an effective supervisor
Ability to organize and effectively present information to groups or individuals in various formats
Knowledge of basic accounting principles, analytical reporting and data management
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The Division of Student Affairs consists of 14 functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.
The Campus Life department supports and gives direction to out-of-classroom learning. Based on the philosophy that learning is not confined to the classroom but is constant and on-going, the mission of the department is to facilitate the educational process by providing a laboratory experience for student growth, and an arena for the development of cultural, social, leadership, and recreational awareness. This is accomplished through the administration of the Fisher Student Center, University Union, Burney Center and Warwick Center and their programs and services, by providing guidance and resources to student leaders and organizations, and serving as the campus' central point of reference in regard to leadership development, student activities and organizations, fraternity and sorority life, and service learning and community engagement.
Campus Life also services as the first point of contact for conference and event planning and assumes the space scheduling coordination function for all campus space (except for academic course scheduling) and works with campus space stewards in various departments throughout campus to ensure timely, coordinated service for all customers.
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You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. In the cover letter, candidates should speak specifically to the ways their professional knowledge, skills, and experience will contribute to supporting equitable, diverse, and inclusive communities.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.