Event Coordinator (Graduate Assistant)

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POSITION SUMMARY:  The Event Coordinator should be a successful and enthusiastic event planner that can produce an event from conception through to completion.  Event coordinator responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service while organizing simultaneous events for several organizations that meet quality expectations.


  • Plan and produce sport tournament events while managing all project delivery elements within time limits.
  • Liaise with clients to identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders
  • Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
  • Organize and maintain event storage facilities and event deliveries
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
  • Hire and manage student event work crew
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and trouble shoot any emerging problems on the day of the event.
  • Conduct pre- and post- event evaluations and report on outcomes
  • Deliver, load/unload, and move items from place to place across campus
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Maintain inventory of event management banquet supplies
  • 12 month GA position


  • Must be enrolled in post-graduate studies at Bob Jones University 
  • Must have a passion for organizing events and proven event management experience
  • Must be burdened for the promotion/recruitment of the university
  • Must be aggressive, but also a team player
  • Must be skilled in communication and negotiation, handling several situations and people at the same time and with aplomb and grace. Communication skills also including writing, proof reading and speaking.
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Must have excellent time management, being able to prioritize tasks
  • Must be calm under pressure
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to occasionally lift/carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to occasionally push/pull up to 25 lbs. 

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree; Must be enrolled in post-graduate studies at BJU
Required Experience: One to two years
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