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Conference and Event Services Administrative Assistant

POSITION: Conference & Event Services Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Conference & Event Services Office

REPORT TO:  Conference & Event Services Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Conference & Event Services Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the CES Director as well as coordinate the complex scheduling of events, meetings, and conferences in ASTRA scheduling software, create online registrations for events, maintain the University calendar, the Conference and Event Services featured events page, as well as perform other office duties. Ensuring accurate and timely event scheduling and confirmations, generating weekly reports, and daily event distributions are required. This front line position provides excellent customer service and professional communication.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional office administrative support; Ability to master technology quickly; Ability to work independently as well as in a team; Ability to work proficiently and accurately; Ability to work well and adapt quickly in a fast-paced changing environment, with deadline pressures

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Detail oriented
  • Possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate a pleasant and professional manner when dealing with all clients
  • Possess excellent organizational skills

DUTIES:

  1. Receive, schedule, and confirm customer requests through Astra Scheduler
  2. Generate weekly reports for the Director
  3. Maintain the Conference and Event Services featured events page
  4. Prepare event registration pages in a timely manner and distribute weekly reports
  5. Assign all events to the appropriate service team member
  6. Update the scheduling system as necessary
  7. Generate weekly event reports to CES Staff, and Administrators
  8. Act as the liaisons between the customer & the CES staff assigned to events
  9. Prepare and distribute Daily/Weekly reports
  10. Update events calendar
  11. Provide administrative support to the Director (calendar, meeting agendas, agreements, tracking external events in Excel, etc.)
  12. Review event summaries for accuracy before filing
  13. Prepare and distribute event summary reports to CES staff
  14. Interact, communicate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituent groups including faculty, staff, students, alumni, university supporters, governmental, and other dignitaries, vendors and the public at large
  15. Work in a front-line position with frequent interruptions and changes
  16. Report any maintenance items through the work ticket system
  17. Assist CES staff with maintaining files for all events
  18. Assist supervisor with special projects as directed
  19. Maintain the front office and ensure the office is adequately supplied with materials (paper, supplies, letter head, etc)
  20. Perform other duties as required or assigned

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to:  
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - CONFERENCE & EVENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - in the subject line.

Please submit documents in Rich Text (.txt) Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at www.pointpark.edu for the status of the position and future opportunities. 

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.