Events Management Specialist

Updated: about 3 hours ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA


The Enrollment Management division is looking for an event management specialist who schedules reservations and entailing space allocations for events within admissions, financial aid and student retention. Provides logistical consultation for events including room setups, AV equipment and sound systems. Collaborates with University Dining Services regarding food service needs. Works directly with the Visits & Events Team and oversees event execution; writes event proposals; sets timelines; works with internal and external vendors; ensures displays are set up; coordinates with EM communications team to create invites, agendas, etc. Constantly assesses and improves events from the vantagepoint of a prospective student. Supports efforts of Visits & Events Team, including supporting daily campus visits, visit scheduling, and call routing.



  • 2-4 years office and/or administrative support work.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Knowledge of event planning, reservations, etc. preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Project management skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of event planning, reservations, etc. preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Layout and design skills
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Ability to initiate and maintain professional relationships
  • Ability to organize time, projects, and details
  • Ability to type and operate personal computer
  • Ability to prepare financial reports
  • Attentiveness to detail

Required Licenses/Certifications:
Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: 0-24%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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