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  • Assistant Director Of Event Management (1089)
    Holmes Student Center
    Northern Illinois University

    Position Summary
    Under the direction the Associate Director of the Holmes Student Center, this position oversees the operation of the Reservations and Event Management Office and manages all aspects of event ticket sales at the Holmes Student Center.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    This position is responsible for supervising the Reservations and Event Management staff, as well as overseeing all aspects of event ticket sales and assisting with event security at the Holmes Student Center.

    Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service)
    Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Business Administration, Student Affairs, or a closely related field.
    One (1) year (12 months) of professional work experience in Events Planning, Conference Management, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or any other related field

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
    Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
    Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    Skill in analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    Skill in scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
    Skill in oral and written communication.
    Ability to adjust actions in relation to others’ actions.
    Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    Ability to develop specific goals, plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish tasks.
    Ability to work effectively with staff, the public, and outside constituency groups
    Ability to effectively plan, delegate, and supervise the work of others.
    Ability to utilize various computer software packages, such as Accounting Software, query, etc.
    Ability to work independently and exercise judgment in order to be able to analyze and investigate a variety of questions or problems.
    Ability to analyze and develop guidelines, procedures, and systems.

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