Do you love logistics? Would you consider yourself to be a problem solver with initiative and a passion to perform your best? Do you enjoy budgeting and spend more time on Excel than you’d ever care to tell your friends? Do you enjoy planning parties, gatherings and special events? Then Admissions would love to meet you!
Admissions, a division of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Enrollment Team, is searching for an Admissions Events & Services Manager to coordinate their recruitment events and critical operations. The office of Admissions hosts roughly 60 events each year with groups ranging from as little as 10 guests to over 3,000. This position requires candidates to be self-starters who can work very well independently, who can collaborate with a multitude of constituents simultaneously, who have outstanding interpersonal skills, who are flexible and, dare I say, even enjoys triaging a good challenge and/or last minute problem. Additionally, this position will manage critical operations to include the department’s operational budget, assisting and managing admissions services as well as campaigning admissions events.
Does this sound like you? Then please submit your resume and cover letter explaining why on Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Human Resources office careers page.
Responsibilities include the following:
Coordinate all aspects of Admission’s on-campus Fall Open House event for Perspective Students, Spring Accepted Student Preview Day, in addition to Admission’s off-campus recruitment and conversion events currently known as Regional Admissions Presentations (RAP’s) and Accepted Student Receptions (ASR’s). Additionally, assist in the promotion of these events.
Manage the department’s Budget to include; keeping records of spending and balances on all object codes and transactions as well as process necessary Purchase Orders or Journal Entries. Provide periodic reports to the Director and team. Also keep records of Admissions and Enrollment Professional Relations and Services contracts.
Managing a team of student support workers to maintain the Admissions inventory, materials and supplies ensuring materials are readily available for peak events as well as to process mail and package shipping requests and receivables.
Hire and Supervise student assistants for support with on-campus and off-campus event managing. Approve time-sheets.
At least three years of event management experience
Prior operations and budget support experience
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience working in higher education
Strong understanding of the admissions process
The following skills and traits are requisite to the position:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
the ability to deal positively with the public using good public relations skills
effective listening skills
establish and maintain excellent working relationship with others
be self-motivated and self assured
have the capacity to see projects through to successful completion (ie follow-up)
must have ability to work work evenings, weekends and possibly minor holidays
possess a valid drivers license with good driving record