Colgate University, a highly-selective residential liberal arts university with 2,900 students, is a very special place to work. A diverse group of individuals from local and worldwide communities, our staff is critical to preserving the university’s high standards and strong reputation as a leader in higher education. We nurture an inclusive, collaborative culture, where each employee is treated as an important contributor, offer generous benefit packages and encourage staff wellness, learning and advancement. We offer staff opportunities to audit Colgate classes, as well as earn credits towards a Colgate undergraduate degree. Our friendly staff can be found attending lectures, working out together at our state of the art gym facilities, kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing on Lake Moraine, and participating in one of the many daily events that take place on campus and in the Village of Hamilton. Accountable for the development and implementation of successful summer programs and conferences throughout the year. Owns the development and implementation of marketing plans (e.g., Colgate Writers’ Conference). Responsible for revenue generation and managing expense for programs as assigned. Accountable for successful scheduling, management and performance of summer staff as assigned.
- A minimum of 6 months of work experience, preferably in marketing, program planning, and/or special events management is required. - Must be able to work collegiality with a diverse group of constituents on a daily basis. - Capable of working independently and with little direction. - Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment and professionalism while multitasking and managing high pressure situations. - Demonstrated strong phone and e-mail etiquette, customer service skills as well as solid written and verbal communication skills used to respond to alumni, parents, the general public, and students regarding a variety of questions and concerns. - Demonstrated desire for accuracy and attention to detail, excellent time-management skills; and the ability to manage deadlines. - Must be creative, and capable of brainstorming with a team and enthusiastic about marketing and special event management. - Excellent computer skills required and strong knowledge of a variety of software programs, especially Microsoft Word and Excel, are essential.
- Previous special events or marketing experience is preferred. - Previous experience managing students and/or volunteers is preferred.
- A minimum of an Associate’s degree is required. - A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
About Colgate University
Colgate boasts 25 Division I teams and a tradition of excellence that inspires our student-athletes to high achievement on and off the playing fields.