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HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS SERVICES COORDINATOR

HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS SERVICES COORDINATOR

Berry College invites applications for the position of Hospitality and Events Services Coordinator. Berry is a selective comprehensive liberal arts college located on a stunning 27,000-acre campus just north of Rome, Ga., midway between Atlanta, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

For over a century, Berry College has emphasized the importance of a comprehensive and balanced education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for practical work experience. The College's residential community cultivates moral and spiritual growth with an emphasis on serving the needs of others. This commitment to applied learning - expressed as an "education of the head, heart, and hands" - remains as relevant today as when the institution was founded more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry College is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,100 students. The College offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level business and teacher education opportunities. The College's ongoing mission is to make an exceptional private liberal arts education accessible to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.

The Hospitality and Event Services Coordinator serves as the primary staff member responsible for planning and coordinating weddings, receptions, and other major campus events, including summer camps and conferences. To apply, click here.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison for all weddings in campus chapels, wedding/receptions at Ford Dining Hall and Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill
  • Responsible for planning and execution of camps and conferences, year-round
  • Assist with the hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising student teams. Student teams include the campus scheduling office, special events staff, and camps and conferences summer team
  • Facility management of College Chapel, Frost Chapel, Barnwell Chapel, Ford Dining Hall, and the Christopher Browning Pavilion to ensure that all spaces are well maintained and set up appropriately for special events.
  • Work with vendors and internal departments to coordinate set-up, catering, and other logistical needs for events
  • Event support for major campus events
  • Assist with department or other campus initiatives as needed



REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor's degree is required with a minimum of 1-3 years of event planning experience. Experience in wedding and large event coordination is preferred. The ideal candidate should possess a thorough understanding of event and wedding planning and the ability to develop and maintain professional and collaborative relationships with clients both internal and external to the college. Candidates must have excellent customer service, time management, and communication skills. This position requires a team-oriented, self-motivated individual who is comfortable taking on many tasks and juggling multiple events simultaneously. In addition, availability to work nights and weekends is a must.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE

Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart, and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interviews or workplace accommodations are welcomed. You can reach out to us at employment@berry.edu, or (706) 233-4062.



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

Contact Information : employment@berry.edu

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