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Reporting to the Associate Director of Enrollment Marketing, the Events Manager is instrumental in driving CGU's engagement with prospective students and the regional community. The Events Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing events focused on admissions and community engagement. The overarchingobjectives are to attract and engage potential students, foster robust ties within Claremont andbeyond, andultimately enhance CGU's new student enrollment growth, prominence, and positive community influence.
Develop, oversee, and implement an event strategy encompassing both intimate and large-scale events aimed at bolstering student enrollment and building awareness of CGU.
Identify and create opportunities within the local community,including sponsoring and participating in events and designing custom events with community partners.â¯â¯
Map out a comprehensive strategy for recruitment atindustry and career expos, graduatefairs,and conferences.
Develop initiatives to reach prospective students, including a student engagement strategy with the other Claremont Colleges.â¯â¯â¯
Ensure that all events and initiatives are executed within budget.
Lead event task force groups within Admissions and Advancement and delegate responsibilities to execute successful events.â¯
Partner with marketingcolleagues to ensurethat content, visuals, and swag for events meet brand standards.
Analyze admissions events data to determineROI and make data-driven decisions as it relates to future event planning.â¯â¯
Create post-event summary reports in partnership with marketing and the Admissions CRM team for historical recordkeeping and annual comparisons and share reports with executive team members.â¯
Work in partnership with Admissions and Advancement colleagues on the development, updating, and distribution of event surveys. Monitor responses and provideassessments to enrollment management leadership.â¯
Take the lead onalumni events, fundraising event planning, and other marketing events as needed.
Identify events across campus that can be leveraged for prospective students in partnershipwith deans, faculty, students, and CGU's Student Success offices (career management, writing center, preparing future faculty, etc.).
Serve on campus events committees.â¯â¯
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business, or a related field; master's degree preferred or any combination of education or experience that provides the required skills and ability.
Proven experience in event planning and management in higher education, preferably in an educational or community engagement context.
Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Budget management experience.
Creative problem-solving skills and the ability to think innovatively.
Leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS: This is an exempt, 12-month, benefits-based position.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Supervise freelancers, agencies, and student workers as needed to support events operations.
REPORTS TO:Associate Director of Enrollment Marketing
HOURS:â¯â¯ 37.5 hours per week (typically Monday â“ Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm). This is an onsite position.Hours and days will vary due to scheduling of events on evenings or weekends and/or to meet the needs of the University, School, or department.
Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces. ☒ Never ☐ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods. ☐ Never ☐ Occasionally ☒ Constantly
Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Adjusting or moving objects up to 50 pounds in all directions. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Communicating with others to exchange information. ☐ Never ☐ Occasionally ☒ Constantly
Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers. ☐ Never ☐ Occasionally ☒ Constantly
Operating machinery and/or power tools. ☒ Never ☐ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned. ☐ Never ☐ Occasionally ☒ Constantly
Low temperatures. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
High temperatures. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Noisy environments. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Hazardous conditions. ☒ Never ☐ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Poor ventilation. ☒ Never ☐ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Small and/or enclosed spaces. ☒ Never ☐ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
No adverse environmental conditions expected. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing. ☐ Never ☐ Occasionally ☒ Constantly
Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds. ☐ Never ☐ Occasionally ☒ Constantly
Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds. ☐ Never ☒ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more. ☒ Never ☐ Occasionally ☐ Constantly
Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender and/ or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical disability or any other legally protected basis in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title I of the American Disabilities Act of 1990 and other applicable laws. CGU is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically challenged, Vietnam-era veterans, and women. This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of the employment position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of the employment position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others.
It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Successful completion of criminal background and DMV checks required for final candidate.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.