Program Manager of Events

University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Mar 20, 2023
Apr 24, 2023
Program Manager
Full Time

Program Manager of Events

Position Number 128185

University of Maryland

The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences ( at the University of Maryland, College Park, seeks a dynamic, organized and customer-service-oriented event professional to join the Dean’s Office. The Program Manager of Events will administer the college’s signature on- and off-campus events to engage internal and external audiences. The position is responsible for:

  • Researching, planning, and executing events and programs Providing customer service and coordinating with both internal and external constituents Analyzing, ordering, and assessing college merchandise (i.e., promotional items) Ordering and maintaining a collection of branded materials for use by the college’s departments and research institutes/centers at events

The candidate is responsible for all details associated with executing events hosted by the Dean’s Office, including scheduling events; securing venues and vendors; negotiating contracts; coordinating invitations; managing the registration process; working with leadership, staff, faculty, and volunteers; briefing leadership on the progress and outcome of events; overseeing the budget for events and coordinating payments; and managing day-of event logistics and implementation. The candidate will assist with event marketing and work collaboratively with other event planners in the college and university as needed.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of professional experience working in event or meeting coordination or management.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities required are noted on the application web site. Limited regional travel may be required. Access to a vehicle is required.

For best consideration apply by March 29, 2023, by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names of 3 references with contact information through at this link.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.