SUNY Broome Community College is a comprehensive community college located in the scenic Southern Tier of New York, the college has approximately 10,000 students annually, and serves over 4,000 full-time and nearly 3,000 part-time students per semester in Liberal Arts, Business & Public Services, Health Sciences, and STEM, programs. An additional 10,000 students are served through the college's community education and non-credit programs.
SUNY Broome Community College is currently seeking a Special Events Coordinator in the Marketing and Communications Department who will report to the Executive Enrollment Management Officer (EEMO). This position assists in planning and managing all aspects of the College’s special events, which includes the Culinary and Event Center (CEC), external official campus events, and all other campus wide engagements. The Special Events Coordinator directly assists the administration, campus organizations, and visiting groups with coordination, scheduling, and execution of key logistics (such as promotions, maintenance layouts, security, parking, concurrent event booking, managing set up/tear down, arranging for related services, etc.), along with implementing and meeting all academic event needs for the College. Executes other programs and services required to meet the responsibilities of professional special events planning.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Serves as an advisor for groups on successful event timing, promotion, and visuals. Acts as MC for some events, and supports the department’s external media relations and collaboration efforts. May supervise the work of department employees, such as supporting staff, student assistants, or contracted services, as related to special events. Assists in the yearly planning and budgeting process and maintenance of appropriate spending levels annually. Where applicable, manages special event budgets, financial resources, sales activities, and monetary transactions in conjunction with the Finance Office. Works with faculty regarding special events to be held for the College, including on and off-campus events. Coordinates all food and beverage services between the specific departments, Continuing Education if needed, off-premise caterers, and other vendors as necessitated by event specifics. Coordinates with Marketing, Campus Operations, Security and Information Technology Services (ITS) for technical services and support connected with special events for the College. Oversees planning and coordination of lights, sound, and other equipment for special campus events with specific impact on marketing, college visibility, and facilitating enrollment for the College. These duties include; Orientations, press conferences, commercial shoots, concerts, debates, Town Hall Meetings, Open Houses and Conferences. Performs other activities as may be assigned by the EEMO.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree in Event Planning, Marketing or related field preferred. Additional training and education in an applicable administrative field is desirable. Two (2) to three (3) years of work experience, preferably in directly managing and coordinating large-scale (500+), multifaceted events required. One (1) year of supervisory experience required. One (1) year of team management or leadership preferred. Salary based on annual minimum of $50,643.
Application materials must be received by Friday, August 30, 2019.
SUNY BCC is committed to the diversity of its community. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer