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Thanks for your interest in the Event Manager position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 138 open jobs by clicking here.

To be successful in this role you must bring:

  • Associate degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Valid Non-Commercial Class California Driver's License.
  • This person must be able to work in a multi-task, fast paced environment that will also entail early morning, night and weekend work. All of the events this person manages are important to the University and many are highly visible.
  • This person must have the skills and ability to remain calm during a large complex event and deal with emerging situations effectively.
  • Must exhibit excellent communication (verbal/written) and customer service skills.
  • Attention to detail, deadlines, and the ability to prioritize/manage workflow are essential on a daily basis.
  • Should have a solid understanding of audio visual components (projection, sound, lighting), furnishings and logistics for all types of events.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and other online documents, such as Google Docs is desired.
  • Experience with IntelliEvent and Social Tables a plus.
 
Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:


Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.


A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

 

A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.


Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.


Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!


Additional Information:

Physical Requirements*:
  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone.
  • Occasionally kneel/crawl, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, and grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21-40 pounds.
  • Drive vehicle day and/or night with non-commercial license.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

  • May require some travel and working evenings and weekends.
 
Work Standards
  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
 

Note: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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