The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University is seeking an Events Coordinator to support the Events Manager with planning and executing Glenn College meetings and events. The person selected for this position will participate in all aspects of event management including: securing venues, ordering catering, coordinating logistics (ie: transportation, lodging), outreach, volunteer management, and program development. This individual will be responsible for processing necessary payments, reimbursements, and other financial transactions. The Events Coordinator will prepare and monitor budgets for individual events; assist in preparing the annual budget; respond to inquiries about meetings and special events; develop and resolve logistical concerns; act as a liaison to faculty, various campus offices, and external constituencies; maintain a calendar of events; supervise and participate in special event set-up and tear-down; inform staff and contractors to assure all logistical needs are met and in place on day of event; serve as a point of contact day of event; create and provide appropriate post-event communications and reports; and reserve and monitor space reservations in Page Hall.
The Work Environment The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is committed to inspiring and developing the next generation of public and nonprofit professionals who can handle complex issues and make change a reality in civic life. Ranked as the best in Ohio and #25 nationally among the 272 Public Affairs graduate schools in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report ratings, the Glenn College teaches its students how governments, nonprofits, and private firms can work together to serve the public and get results. The Glenn College is housed in a state-of-the-art building in the center of the University's campus.
The Glenn College is a fast-paced, professional, and highly-collaborative environment with staff and faculty who are committed to the core mission of "Inspiring Citizenship, Developing Leadership," and the core values of leadership, accountability, integrity, and support and collaboration. The College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. For more information about the Glenn College, please visit our website at glenn.osu.edu.
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This position will report to the Events Manager and will be an integral part of the Advancement Team. Regular working hours will be Monday-Friday from approximately 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Page Hall, and will require occasional weekend and evening hours and travel. The Advancement Team is highly collaborative, high-energy, and fast-paced. Ability to work as a team and manage change is integral to the success of the unit.
Additional Information for Applicants::
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Successful candidates will likely have a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, and a minimum of two years' experience in planning or supporting meetings or events. This position will require occasional weekend and evening hours, occasional travel, and completion of a successful background check.
Highly desirable candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, and experience with C-Vent, or similar event registration tools, and experience in working with diverse populations and a commitment to diversifying the field.
Target Salary: $16.82 - $19.23 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Cente...r, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.