Special Events Coordinator

SUNY Brockport | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 3/17/2023
Description Job no: 496517

SUNY Budget Title: Staff Assistant
Salary Level/Grade: SL2
Work type: Full time
Location: Rochester, NY
Department: EOC Business Affairs
Categories: Management & Professional

Located in Western New York, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport!

Job Summary:

The Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), part of SUNY Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Special Events Coordinator. The person in this role will work directly with the REOC Business Affairs Department, REOC Academic Affairs Department, REOC Culinary Arts Program (Bistro), and SUNY Brockport Downtown campus to provide a full range of support including book purchasing and distribution program, re-stocking and maintaining REOC Student food pantry, and handling special events reservations for the REOC Multipurpose Room. The Special Project Coordinator will complete multiple tasks and effectively work on multiple projects with competing priorities/deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with the planning and execution of events.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, public, college community and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.
  • Ability to work independently, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and work within a team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule when needed (nights/weekends/holidays).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Must have a valid NYS driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree from an accredited higher education institution in the US or abroad.
  • Experience working in Higher Education.
  • Knowledge of Banner, Blackboard, and Brightspace.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm; some nights and weekends

Salary and Benefits:

Minimum Salary is $47,882. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Application Instructions:

Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

Employment Type
Full Time

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