The Lowman Student Center at Sam Houston State University is proud to announce we are currently seeking applications for the Event Management Coordinator. The Lowman Student Center is currently under expansion with a scheduled opening of Fall 2018. This expansion will include an enlarged Kat Klub game room including an 8 lane bowling ally and an additional ballroom and meeting room space. In anticipation of the new expansion, we are expanding our staff to support this new initiative. It is an exciting time to be part of the Lowman Student Center Staff and we encourage you to apply.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Lowman Student Center, the Events Management Coordinator acts as the liaison between external/internal clients who are holding events and between various campus departments. Assumes primary responsibility for maintaining and utilizing EMS campus event scheduling software. Communicates university and departmental policy to groups seeking to reserve space in the LSC and other campus venues. Consults with academic and administrative offices as well as student groups to advise, plan, and implement events; coordinates with technical services, housekeeping, catering, campus police, conferences and events, and marketing to ensure that all aspects of events run effectively. Provides the primary customer service interface for LSC. Coordinates an assessment effort to ensure that client expectations are being fulfilled. Attends events as needed to ensure client satisfaction. Also assists with major departmental initiatives, building operations, and other related duties as assigned. Overall, the purpose of this position is to centralize essential reservations functions and maintain an efficient reservation and event management process. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.