Wilmington, North Carolina, Department: University Advancement - 50000 Brief Summary of Work for this position: The Events Coordinator assists with leading cultivation, recognition and stewardship events for University Advancement and the Chancellor's Office, overseeing the assignment of duties to staff and volunteers who assist with events. This position is responsible for the efficient operation of all University Advancement and Chancellor related advancement events, as well as, assisting with the organization and development of a strategic plan for the department with the logistics associated with special events, including, but not limited to: making reservations, developing invitations, managing RSVPs and dissemination to appropriate offices, process names for name badges; organize registration for events, requesting menus, entertainment, working with inside and outside vendors, telecommunications, moving services, room set-up, flowers, risers, tents, assigned seating, photographers, themes, working agendas, virtual programming details according to time lines for events, donors, students and volunteers. This position manages and attends all assigned events; travels as needed for out of town events. This position works to guide the development staff, student ambassadors, departmental representatives, and the Chancellor in stewarding donors in an equitable and donor centered manner. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience : Two years experience in event planning Knowledge of university advancement fundraising protocols Experience with virtual event programming Strong attention to detail Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Experience managing confidential information appropriately University experience preferred Required Certifications or Licensure: N/A Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit: The division for University Advancement responds to the needs of a variety of external and internal constituents in achieving its primary goals to: 1) Increase private financial support for prioritized university programs and activities, and 2) Improve external relations for the university through effective board management and donor stewardship. The division strives to raise funds, as outlined by the Chancellor's vision statement and strategic plan, from the private sector to further the university mission of pursuing the resources that will enable our faculty and students to excel, and becoming intensely regionally engaged. In doing so, the division plans strategically to facilitate the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all constituencies, and seeks to positively promote the university. The division's fundraising efforts are enhanced by effective partnerships with components of the campus community as well as external audiences including alumni, parents, corporations, foundations, legislators, volunteer board members and friends. Development areas include major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, annual giving, and alumni relations. Prospect management and research, advancement services, and advancement events and boards, stewardship and advancement communications are support services for the fundraising activities of the division. Applicant Instructions: PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered. You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. AA/EEO Statement: At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.