Special Events Coordinator

The University of Adelaide
May 27, 2024
Offerd Salary:$86,360 - $93,285
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Contract Type:fixed term position
Working Time:Full time
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(HEO6) $86,360 - $93,285 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full time, fixed term position until December 2024 available immediately!

An exciting Special Events Coordinator role assisting in the delivery of significant events.

The Special Events Coordinator, Cultural & Campus Events in the Division of External Engagement, the Special Event Coordinator will assist in the planning and delivery of a series of events related to a significant project and all associated events on several campuses of the University of Adelaide. The role is required to establish and implement excellent event management skills including (but not limited to) artist and company management, technical and production supplier management, budgets and spend tracking, industry awards and payroll, and will work in close collaboration with many university faculties and departments as well as several external suppliers. A well- developed knowledge of the cultural industry in Adelaide and a proven track record of coordinating events in Australia and/or in a university setting are highly desirable.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in event coordination with an understanding of special event management.
  • Ability to use appropriate software to establish and execute relevant documents and communications.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication standards.
  • Excellent ability to foster internal and cross-departmental collaboration.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial procedures, including budget tracking.
  • This position requires a valid Working with Children Check

    Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

    Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

    Your division's broader role

    The Division of External Engagement is committed to the University's growth ambitions through best practice marketing, the generation of international opportunities, and the forging of deep industry, media and alumni connections.

    Learn more at: https: // www. adelaide.edu.au/external-engagement/

    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a CV and cover letter that includes your responses to the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description.

    Applications close 11:55pm, Monday 27th May 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position; contact:

    Neil Jensen Special Events Operations Officer E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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