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Director of Event Services

University Of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI

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The Department of University Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a Director of Events Services.

The Director of Event Services will work closely with the Chancellor, Department of University Relations, UW-Platteville Foundation, and other constituents. The Director of Event Services will interact with distinguished guests, visiting dignitaries, UW-Platteville Foundation board members, and the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. Qualified candidates are creative, deadline driven, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The Director of Event Services will provide leadership, professional expertise, and direction in the planning and execution of high quality events and ensure the Chancellor, University Relations division, and campus wide priorities are reflected in the planning and presentation of events. Through collaborative planning with key personnel, the Director of Event Services will work to create a calendar of events to maximize impact in critical areas of donor stewardship and recognition, government and community relations, alumni relations, etc.


• Master Degree in Fine Arts, Business or related Field
• 5-7 years of management experience including:
   o Demonstrated experience planning, producing and managing large, small, high profile, and less-formal events for diverse and distinguished guests.
   o Demonstrated project management, time management, and organizational skills, with the ability to manage details of multiple and complex projects.
   o Set priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of activities or job duties, and effectively carry out event goals with large event coordination.
• 5-7 years of leadership/management experience:
   o Provide vision, motivation and guidance to faculty, staff, and volunteer leaders.
   o Provide training, coaching, and counseling to ensure that employee performance expectations are clearly communicated.
• Fiscal and budget management knowledge and experience, including:
   o Ability to establish, implement, monitor, and analyze financial data and reporting systems.
   o Ability to prepare, manage, and monitor event budgets, anticipating costs of production, technical, and promotional needs.
   o Ability to learn and understand University policies and procedures, campus financial and acquisitions systems, and to adhere to internal control principles and systems.
   o Knowledge of audit compliance.
• Communication skills
   o Excellent communication skills sufficient to express ideas and agreements concisely and persuasively, both orally and in writing, to a variety of constituencies.

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

To Ensure Consideration:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by January 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

To Apply:

Application must include:

• Cover letter addressing all required qualifications
• A current resume
• Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

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Req Num --
ID 434913
Platteville, WI
Positions 1
Full Time
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Retirement Plan
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Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 5-10 Years
Education Masters

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