The GW School of Business (GWSB), one of ten schools within the GWU system, offers business education on the undergraduate and graduate levels. The F. David Fowler Career Center (FDFCC) supports business school students in their pursuit of employment while in school and upon graduation. The mission of the FDFCC is to support students and alumni in developing life-long career management skills and facilitate the building of partnerships among students, alumni, employers and faculty.
To accomplish its mission, the FDFCC is seeking an Event Planner to manage career related events and activities from start to finish, working with internal and external partners. The core responsibilities of this role are to plan and coordinate all aspects of career events (career fairs, employer site visits and other events that arise); conferences and meetings (pre-planning, onsite execution and post event wrap up); to lead students, volunteers and event support positions; to provide coordination and project management to ensure event success; and to manage event details such as room setup, students’, alumni and employers’ experience and day-of management. This role also plans and manages budgets; negotiates with vendors; and manages other logistics, such as surveys and processing of final invoices; alumni/employer outreach, database management and use of various software and programs.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
- Prefer experience in event and/or project management with budget planning and management
- Strong customer service skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
Typical Hiring Range $52151 - $71734 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
II. JOB DETAILS
Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
School of Business (SB)
Family Comm, Mktg & Media
Stream Individual Contributor
Level Level 1
Hours Per Week:
9:00 am to 6:00 pm, some nights and weekends
Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Required Background Check:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
Internal Applicants Only? No
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.