We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event planner to help produce events from conception to completion. Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Guest Experiences, the Admission Events Coordinator will support the delivery of effective on-campus, off-campus, and virtual events for all student populations as well as key enrollment partners aligned with the strategic goals of the university. Will work as part of the Visit and Events team and be responsible for organizing and enhancing the admission event experience to make sure all events are properly executed and staffed by professional staff, faculty, and student ambassadors to provide an authentic, meaningful, and positive experience for prospective students and other constituents.
Travel is required, as well as occasional weekend and evening work, for school/university visits, college fairs, special presentations, and conferences representing the university to a wide and diverse audience. Will be responsible for both small and large group presentations.
Department: Undergraduate Admissions Office
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree required.
Proven experience as an events planner or organizer
Knowledge & Skills:
Excellent time management and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects independently
Microsoft Office proficiency
Experience working in a diverse environment and/or with diverse clientele
Demonstrated presentation skills and strong public speaking ability
Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Inter-professional Projects Program. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world, IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America's Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2300 and total population of just over 7400.