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Posting Number: YUSA-8155
Position Title: Events Organizer
Department: FA-Office of the Master, Winters College
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 6
Salary: Annual salary of $45,172 will be prorated based on the number of weeks worked.
Duration: Temporary Part-Time - Hours a week: 21
Hours: Flexible hours based on the operational needs of the department.
Position Start Date: November 15, 2012   Position End Date: November 14, 2013
 
Purpose:
The Event Organizer arranges, promotes and facilitates events sponsored or hosted by the Masterís Office in Winters College.
 
Education:
High School Diploma.
 
Experience:
1-2 years of directly related, current experience such as organization of logistical elements for mid-size and smaller events (i.e., artistic performances, orientations, seminars, workshops, fund-raisers, sales, luncheons, recognition dinners) in a large multi-unit organization is required. Familiarity with College Clubs/Student governments and an understanding of University culture an asset.
 
Skills:
Demonstrated Skills including:
Typing 40 wpm, accuracy essential; excellent communication (verbal and written) skills; organization and time management skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize, self-direct and work on multiple events; ability to meet deadlines; professionalism, tact and respect in all interactions with others; ability to remain calm and to function effectively in challenging situations; ability to work independently and as part of a team; meticulous attention to detail; good judgment and problem solving skills; creativity and initiative; ability to maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated Technical Skills including:
Intermediate wordprocessing (MS Word) and basic spreadsheet skills (MS Excel); intermediate presentation software (MS Powerpoint); working knowledge of E-mail (e.g. Lotus Notes) and Internet.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: October 17, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: October 24, 2012
 
Extended Posting Date: January 7, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: January 14, 2013
 
External Posting Date: January 7, 2013
External Application Deadline: January 14, 2013

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