Reporting to the Supervisor, Salk Events, the Event Planner successfully organizes and executes assigned high-profile events that support the Salk Institute community and partner organizations. Acts as contact for Faculty related symposia/conferences and meetings. Work directs team members during assigned events. Oversees day-of logistics and troubleshooting for Salk events and provides proper follow-through.
High School Diploma
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Will require occasional evening and weekends to assist with events.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.