Manager, University Events

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • May 23, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a University Events Manager for the Development and Alumni Relations Division. The position is responsible for simultaneously managing multiple events with generally less than 300 guests. Other duties include, but are not limited to: managing and directing department efforts in invitation and theme creation, menu design, program details, and set-up/strike for assigned events; providing decision making and direction to support crews, staff and outside vendors; producing events within the standards and expectations determined by the University President; proposing budgets and maintaining financial records; participating in graphic design, speech writing and general fund raising; assisting with the management of the larger and more complex events; and other duties as assigned.


Event Planning-Coordination


Qualifications and wages are based on experience.

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Required Qualifications

Bachelors and two (2) years of experience OR a Masters and one (1) years of experience.

Related Experience: Experience in planning, producing and evaluating goal-oriented programs and/or events.

A valid driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates that have the ability to handle multiple projects and events simultaneously with a positive team attitude, as well as work well under deadlines and proven decision making skills during live, sometimes stressful event situations are encouraged to apply.

Candidates with experience in fundraising database management software, as well as Graphic Design using Adobe Creative Suite software, and the ability to create and design décor and print collateral are encouraged to apply.

Candidates with experience working and interacting with executives and elected officials are encouraged to apply.


Some weekend and even hours outside the usual schedule.