Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Events Manager Aide

DEPARTMENT: Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Available Fall 2017

Aide will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of 50+ special events per academic year. Duties include coordinating event activities and operations, exercising independent judgment and decision making; training and supervising student employees; acting as a liaison between University personnel and feature event staff members and/or representatives; coordinating events preparation leading up to the event and helping to manage/execute event on the day of.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2017-18 academic year.

Professional interpersonal skills required; ability to represent the University to all elements of the University community and guests, to work in an autonomous framework, to interpret departmental and school policy, and to coordinate center activities; willingness to work under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment while balancing multiple tasks. Attention to detail a must. Interest in entrepreneurship a plus.

PAY RATE: $11.50/hr

CONTACT NAME: Ria Hirsch

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-467-3753

CONTACT EMAIL: r-hirsch@northwestern.edu