Reporting to the Director of Communications for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, the Events Manager position will manage events on behalf of the UCI Samueli School of Engineering. The manager will direct the event and the activities of employees (full time, part time and student) engaged in providing technical, AV, facilities and all other specialized support during events. The manager is responsible for long-range planning and budget preparation as it relates to events. Events include but are not limited to student design review showcases, academic and international expositions and symposiums, faculty conferences, VIP receptions, staff and faculty recognition. Size of attendance to exceed several hundred to 1,000 plus in some circumstances. Planning will include analysis of services, equipment, and processes in order to develop a roadmap for increased services and efficiencies. Event Manager develops event announcements, writes event copy and post-event feature articles, as well as manages the School's contact database and manages several of the School's social media outlets.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Salary: Annual $59,623 - $70,346 Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position. Must be willing to work occasional early mornings, evenings and holidays as events demand. Must be willing to be on call during assignment weekends or events. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
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