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Director Special & Academic Events, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

Position Deleted on 1/26/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bloomington, IN
Admin - Conference and Events Administration
Full Time
Job Summary: Coordinates and oversees the planning and execution of academic and ceremonial events on the Indiana University Bloomington campus for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. Events include academic and award ceremonies, receptions, speeches, forums, workshops, conferences, colloquia, groundbreakings, dedications, and other events as requested by the Provost. Collaborates with and assists as needed the director of special events in the Office of the President, and coordinates with the managing director of university ceremonies in the Office of University Ceremonies on academic and ceremonial events.

Works with a team, including the chief of staff, the communications specialist, the projects specialist, and others to plan, develop, and execute a special events plan that supports strategic academic initiatives and campus priorities. Works closely with the communications specialist to ensure that event formats and communications connected to the events are aligned with the strategic communications plan for the Office of the Provost and are tactically effective in supporting its goals and objectives. Supports the work of the communications specialist by assisting with correspondence, web content development, and other communications as needed.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in hospitality/event management, business, or other related field and five years of experience in the coordination and facilitation of events, programs, workshops, conferences, ceremonies, or other related events.

Proven organizational, administrative, and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple aspects of highly visible ceremonies and events. Strong experience in academic and special events planning within an institution of higher education, preferably at Indiana University.

Preferred: Master's degree.

Applications accepted until January 24, 2013, or until position is filled.

Apply to OLA 7687.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and a provider of ADA services. We value diversity and encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities.
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