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Conference and Events Manager & Conference, Events, and Catering CoordinatorUniversity of California, RiversideRiverside, CA
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Conference and Events Manager #24016490 UC Riverside's Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services is currently recruiting for a Conference and Events Manager. Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services supports the global campus community by nourishing and delighting our student guests, faculty and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on "above the line" accountability and results! We are looking for accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services, promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices. The Conference and Events Manager for the Hospitality Services department is responsible for the event coordination for special events, meetings, and summer conferences in Housing and Dining facilities. The Conference and Events Manager will communicate directly with both internal and external clients to identify their needs and independently make recommendations, provide proposals, and complete coordination details. Event coordination includes, but is not limited to, the coordination of the following: facility rentals, catering orders, equipment/furniture/decor rentals, floral orders, AV rentals/technicians, diagrams, event flow, parking, lodging for summer conferences, etc. The Conference and Events Manager assists the Seniors Manager of Hospitality Services with budget, rate, and departmental planning and proposals. The Conference and Events Manager is responsible for ensuring the proper delivery of outstanding services to the University community, outside clients, and guests.

Conference, Events, and Catering Coordinator 24066507 UC Riverside's Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services is currently recruiting for a Conference, Events, and Catering Coordinator. Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services supports the global campus community by nourishing and delighting our student guests, faculty and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on "above the line" accountability and results! We are looking for accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services, promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices. The Conference, Events, and Catering Coordinator will assist with the sales and coordination details for special events and summer conferencing in Housing and Dining facilities. The Coordinator will communicate directly with both internal and external clients to identify their needs for an event, will ensure the proper paperwork is obtained following established guidelines, and UCR Policies and Procedures are followed throughout coordination of events. The Coordinator will assist with billing, invoicing, and payment collection for events in the Hospitality office, will assist the management team in producing general reports and benchmarking studies, and will provide administrative support for the Hospitality office. This position will work under general supervision and will take initiative to organize and prioritize a diverse workload to meet deadlines. The Coordinator models excellent customer service skills and creates a welcoming environment for UCR administrators, faculty, staff, students, and guests. This position has direct supervisory responsibilities over the performance of student staff.

Job Requirements

  •  Bachelors' degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. 
  •  Minimum of 5 years of related experience. 
  •  Experience in Catering/Conferencing/Event Planning in an institute of higher



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Senior level
Full-time

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401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Paid Time Off
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