This position will manage events such as conferences, receptions, banquets and business meetings, setup and teardown of event space, operating and trouble-shooting presentation technology. The successful candidate will work directly with vendors and rental clients to ensure all event staffing/venue needs are met, provide outstanding customer service and staff events. Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays during scheduled events, plus occasional Husker Football game days.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, hospitality management or related field plus one year of experience in event or hospitality management required; equivalent education/experience considered. Demonstrated excellent communications and customer service skills necessary. Must have demonstrated ability to oversee all aspects of NAA events, including the anticipation of issues, troubleshooting building audio-visual and/or event challenges as they occur. Must have client relations and/or sales background and practical teamwork experience. Proficiency in Microsoft applications and ability to read and understand financial and bidding documents essential. Experience must demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.