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Full-Time
Job Description and Responsibilities

The Program and Events Manager position requires organization, attention to detail, professionalism, communication skills, time management, and problem solving.

This position handles logistics and planning for guest speakers and events that the Center hosts. The Events Manager will work with other staff members to clarify and create program objectives, event expectations, deadlines, and milestones. This position will be responsible for the preparation of events by creating internal and external agendas, arranging travel and/or lodging accommodations, reservations,catering, and more. Additionally the Events Manager is responsible for the event itself by planning set up, clean up, and meeting with the guest to make sure their needs are met.

To be successful in this role, it will be critical to work with Center staff leading the events to make sure the objective and expectations of events are met.

Qualifications
  • Commitment to working a full-time schedule, recognizing some work will fall outside of “business hours” including on weekends
  • Organization skills
  • Professional work ethic
  • Time management skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@growthopportunity.org. In the subject line please put: Program and Event Manager position.

Please include your salary requirements and your interests in the mission of the organization in your cover letter.

EEO Statement

The Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. U.S. citizenship is required.

Full-Time
Job Description and Responsibilities

The full-time Executive Assistant will provide support to the Executive Director, Academic Director, and Director of Outreach in the following ways:

  • Manage calendars by scheduling appointments and acting as a “gatekeeper” to ensure all information and appointments are a valuable use of their time
  • Arrange corporate travel and meetings by developing itineraries and agendas
  • Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues, projects, and concerns addressed to the President and determines the appropriate course of action, referral, or response
  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Complete a variety of impromptu administrative tasks

The Center for Growth and Opportunity offers great work experience and training to employees. Our focus is on producing research and impactful learning experiences that allow us to understand and share knowledge on factors that increase economic growth and individual opportunity.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Self-driven work ethic
  • Committed to advancing the Centers mission
  • The Executive Assistant position is a full-time position. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience.
How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@growthopportunity.org. In the subject line please put: Executive Assistant position.

Please include your salary requirements and your interest in/passion for the mission of the organization in your cover letter.

EEO Statement

The Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. U.S. citizenship is required.