Conference Coordinator, Aux Services - Operations at Tufts University in MEDFORD, Massachusetts

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Tufts University

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Job Description

Conference Coordinator, Aux Services - Operations - 20001191

Department Summary:

Conference and Event Services is responsible for advancing the academic mission of the university by extending the resources and facilities of the university to support Tufts and non-Tufts programs. Through efficient management of facilities and professional conference and program consulting to a price sensitive market segment, the department is driven to provide additional revenue to the University. Coordinates and manages over 50 programs and 4,000 conference guests each year.

Job Summary:

Manage all the activities that make a conference successful including liaising with service departments and vendors to ensure all details are properly executed. They will plan a large array of events such as professional conferences, academic enrichment programs, international programs, weddings, and university events.


Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills that are typically acquired through a High School diploma and

  • 2-3 years of experience GED or Associates degree or experience in event planning/meetings

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree (business administration, hospitality)

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the conference and event industry

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Operations
Organization: Office of VP Operations
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 14, 2020, 1:28:23 PM