Events Director

Full Time, Staff
Highlands College
Posted 2 months ago

The Events Director will be responsible for planning and managing all Highlands College Events, ensuring a high level of distinction and efficiency. This role demands a creative and excellence-driven mindset with an extraordinary eye for detail.

Reporting to:
Chief Operating Officer

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Plan, organize, and manage all events on campus.
  • Ensure all supplies are ordered, prepared, and ready for events.
  • Coordinate communication of all event logistics to the appropriate departments.
  • Manage all event setup, tear down and follow up.
  • Manage budget and track expenses.
  • Maintain timelines.
  • Coordinate with all departments of Highlands College to ensure excellence with every event.
  • Research, establish, and maintain relationships with vendors.
  • Address potential problems that may arise and plan for scenarios that could impact the integrity of the event.
  • Handle day-to-day administration of the events department, including order placements, room reservations, resources, vendor monitoring, registration counts, RSVP tracking, and issues resolution.

Requirements: 

  • Have an exceptional working knowledge of the complex needs of a wide variety of events.
  • Uphold the Highlands College mission and vision with every event with a high level of excellence.
  • Effective time management.
  • Ability to multitask and problem-solve.
  • Ability to remain resilient under pressure and effectively adapt to multiple demands, ambiguity, and rapid change.
  • Ability to lead, recruit and build teams, as well as delegate tasks.

Other Duties: 

  • Be actively engaged in ministry at Church of the Highlands and Highlands College by leading small groups.
  • Affirm and uphold the Statement of Faith and the Core Values and DNA of the College, exemplifying all by word and lifestyle.
  • Train and lead Highlands College students in learning applicable job skills.

Personal Characteristics: 

  • Encourage the contribution of others and take their views into account.
  • Highly focused, self-starter with an elevated level of energy and positive outlook.
  • Christ-like servant attitude.
  • Devoted to the call of God and the mission and vision of Highlands College and Church of the Highlands.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain a people-first mindset.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, negotiating, and multitasking skills.

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management or related field.
  • Experience in event planning.
  • Proven track record of creating successful events.
  • Experience working with colleagues in creative, marketing, and communications.

Extent of Public Contact 

  • Medium

Physical Demands 

  • Moderate exposure to physical risk.
  • Good physical condition is required.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs without assistance.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Application Process
To apply, email resume to applicants@highlandscollege.com. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed.

Job Features

Job CategoryFull Time, Staff

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