Doane University
  • Crete, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.


Doane University, with locations in Crete, Lincoln,and Omaha, Nebraska, is looking for an experienced Events Manager. Are you a great communicator who remains calm under pressure? Are you known for smooth planning and flawless event execution? Are you able to direct and motivate a team toward a common goal?

In this position you'll work with internal constituencies for high-quality campus events and institutional ceremonies as well as external clients seeking to hold conferences and other events at Doane. The position requires that you be available for evening and weekend work in order to attend events and follow through on event logistics.


Education/Training:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent work experience considered
  • Five or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity with active experience in events management
  • Valid Nebraska Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the college's automobile insurance provider

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Needed for Success:

  • Proficient in MS Office and scheduling software
  • Experience must demonstrate the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with the general public and with a diverse staff and student population
  • Willingness and ability to be involved in campus committees as requested by the Director of Facilities

We offer top-notch benefits:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance; 403b retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Free admission to Doane University events
  • Discounts through Apple, Verizon Wireless, and more!
  • We encourage our employees to take advantage of a Doane education with tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees' dependents can receive tuition benefits in our undergraduate programs too.
  • A mission-driven institution. With a singular direction and focus, Doane handles its business strategically. You'll see the difference of working for a purpose-driven organization that knows where it's going and where it will take your career.

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

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