Scheduling and Event Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 02, 2022
Aug 17, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
Scheduling and Event CoordinatorThe George Mason University, Office of University Events, invites applications for a Scheduling and Event Coordinator role at the University level, working with a wide variety of clients, service providers and administrators. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Scheduling and Event Coordinator is responsible for managing and facilitating events for both on and off-campus constituencies, both in-person and virtually. Personal integrity is essential, along with a commitment to the goals and objectives of the Office of University Branding.This position reports to the Manager of Events of the Office of University Events. Internal relationships include colleagues within the Office of Branding, and colleagues within the broader university.Required Qualifications:Outstanding interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse audience including alumni, donors, faculty, staff, students and the university community;Understanding the importance of timing with respect to food service and programming in the course of an event;Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;Demonstrated project management skills and ability to balance competing priorities, complex situations and tight deadlines;Careful attention to detail with a high level of organized and analytical thinking;Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, along with the ability to quickly adapt to other internal software training;Ability to work collaboratively as a team player within University Events as a representative of the university;Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends;Must have a valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation;Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, marketing or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience; andSome (generally two (2)+ years) professional experience in meeting/event coordination preferably in higher education, or related experience in an association, corporate or industry related environment.Preferred Qualifications:CMP and/or CMM professional designation preferred. Professional certification such as CMP, CMM, CGMP or CSEP preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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