The Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering (AOE) seeks a part-time professional to serve as Event Coordinator. This part time position will plan, organize and execute departmental events including our annual AOE Career Fair. The Event Coordinator will manage all aspects of AOE events including pre-planning, determining resources needed, and on-site coordination. The candidate will also be responsible for developing effective and collaborative internal and external relationships with stakeholders. The successful candidate will also assist the External Relations Manager with social media, website updates and other direct support that will align with department priorities and objectives
Experience planning and executing events
Demonstrated project management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organization skills, including multi-tasking, managing deadlines, and attention to detail
Experience managing social media
Experience updating websites (i.e. Ensemble, or other web content management system)
$17-20 an hour
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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