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5 Nov 2016

Full-Time Manager, Special Events and Projects

Rider University – Posted by SACJobs Lawrence Township, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Rider University invites applications for the Manager, Special Events and Projects, who will perform, coordinate, manage and be accountable for the full range of details associated with all special events and projects that involve the President and have high visibility for the University. The successful candidate will work independently and cooperatively with personnel from other offices on campus and certain external constituents who manage high-profile special events, and will work with off-campus contractors and companies. Providing backup support and office coverage for the President’s Office is also required. The ideal candidate will derive enjoyment from working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience managing and leading all aspects of event planning for a medium to large-sized organization. Individual must also possess: demonstrated special events success; experience with action and/or communication plans or timelines; very strong organizational skills and attention to detail; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office products (including Word, Excel and Powerpoint), Google (email, calendar, etc.) and the internet; and flexibility with work schedule as evening or weekend hours will be required.

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

For application instructions, please visit our website at, ‘Employment Opportunities’. Position #: 100012.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.



Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 3-5 Years

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Manager, Projects, and Special Events. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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