The Office Conference & Event Services is seeking candidates for Conference & Event Manager
The Conference & Event Services Department cultivates, plans and executes events & contracts for both external & College customers.
The key elements are to raise the level of hospitality and experience for these customers while at the same driving revenue for the college.
This position's role within the department will focus on the service of internal clients during the academic year and residential camps/conferences in the summer months
Serves as the point of contact and principal liaison for the scheduling, conceptual design and oversight of multiple, complex conferences and events for the departments and schools within the college:
Main Responsibilities: (List 5-7 main responsibilities using bullets)
Serves as the point of contact and principal liaison for the scheduling, conceptual design and oversight of multiple, complex conferences and events for internal customers.
Prepare for and oversee staffing and operations of Summer Residential Program
Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with other campus offices and departments in support of the logistics, services and details related to events.
Process all necessary departmental & financial paperwork/system entry as it relates to their conferences & events
Required Qualifications: (List qualification using bullets. Examples below)
1-3 years experience in the fields of event management & revenue generation
Proficiency in use of computer systems to include Microsoft office suite & event planning softwarev
Preferred Qualifications: (List 3 preferred qualifications using bullets)
Bachelor's Degree, preferred
Degree in Hospitality a plus
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 20000074_1581005449
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.