EVENT PRODUCTION MANAGER
University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on March 11, 2020
|Department:||UMAC, UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT|
|Job Location:||Seattle Campus|
|Closing Info:||Closes On 04/10/2020|
|Salary:||Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.|
|Notes:||As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.|
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
University Marketing and Communications has an outstanding opportunity for an Event Production Manager.
The University Marketing & Communications (UMAC) Events Team produces live experiences that advance the vision and reputation of the University of Washington. Under the leadership of the Director of University Events, the Event Production Manager works closely with UMAC colleagues, the Executive Office, Advancement, and colleagues across UW schools, colleges, units, programs and campuses in producing and supporting events that support the brand strategy of the University of Washington. Ranging in size and complexity from dinners and luncheons to receptions and lectures, these events include participation by the UW President and Provost, key UW donors, alumni, faculty, staff, students and business/community leaders.
Duties and Responsibilities
Event and Project Management
Event Management (50%)
Production Management and Support (30%)
Project Work and Administration (20%)
This position currently reports to the Director of University Events.
This position may oversee work for student interns and contracted vendors.
Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.
Effective communications: Able to express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication, i.e., verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc.
Interpersonal Awareness: Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.
Professional Credibility: Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization.
Critical Thinking: Able to obtain, analyze and evaluate information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.
Ethics and Trust: Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures. Acts consistently with Washington State ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs.
Valuing Diversity & Inclusiveness: Respects, values and contributes to the UW’s commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.
Organizational Acumen: Able to size up a situation, balance reason and the interest of others, and act in a decisive, timely and appropriate manner that is congruent with the organization's values, goals and mission to achieve success.
Planning & Implementing: Ability to develop strategies, measures for success and feasible timelines for successful project implementation and execution.
Managing Conflict: Recognizes and addresses conflicts and disagreements in a safe and respectful environment, manages conflicts collaboratively, and builds consensus with the best interests of the organization in mind.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Ability to stand 4 or more hours continuously.
Ability to walk 4 or more hours continuously.
Ability to work greater than a 10 hour day
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