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Assistant Director, Event Advising and Scheduling

Apply now Job no: 492850
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Event Planning/Administration, Student Affairs

Department: Campus Life

The Assistant Director for Event Advising and Scheduling oversees the day-to-day operations of Event & Conference Services advising and scheduling functions. These duties include supervision of event advisors, facilitating weekly meetings with the Events Team to review events and problem-solve issues, and preparing and reviewing weekly reports for effectiveness and efficiency. This position serves as the main point of contact for customer service related to campus events for high-level clients. The Assistant Director is responsible for solving issues related to non-academic space at UMBC, to include technology systems, posting policies, contracts, and more. The incumbent will also focus on bringing in revenue through conference programs and external vendors and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in a student services or business related field.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master's Degree is preferred in Higher Education, Hospitality Management, Business or related field.
  • At lease two years progressive responsibility in student union management, event management or hospitality management, to include supervision of staff.
  • Experience in high-level customer service.
Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references (including current telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) with your application.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, please submit application materials by February 18, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-Time
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contractual/Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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