The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) seeks an experienced, positive, detail-orientedindividual to fill the position of Meetings and Events Coordinator. The Meetings and Events Coordinator will plan, organize and execute events and meetings under the general supervision of the Director of Meetings and Events. The Coordinator willlead the planning and logistical support for workshops, hearings and other HLC events.The Coordinator willassist with the annual conference and participate as an active member of the conference team. Responsibilities include independent planning, project management, logistical coordination and execution of assigned events and meetings. The Coordinator will support the implementation of effective management tracking systems for the annual conference and other HLC programs and events.
Candidates should have a bachelor's degree, and CMP certification is preferred. Applicants should have five years of work experience in meeting and events planning, including experience supporting trade shows and events. Candidates should be proficient with meeting planning technology and have experience negotiating contracts. Project management experience is desirable.
A significant portion of the work involves communication with office teams and institutions; hence, excellent communication skills are critical.Candidates must be strong team players, able to work independently and within a larger team equally well. Candidates should be able to be flexible with work assignments and comfortable with small projects and changes in day-to-day work.
To apply, submit a letter of application that describes your interest in the position, a resume and three work references, including phone numbers, to . A detailed position description can be found at hlcommission.org. No calls, please.
HLC is the largest regional accrediting agency in the United States, serving approximately 1,000 affiliated colleges and universities in a 19-state region. HLC has approximately 65 employees. HLC offers a competitive salary and a rich benefits package, including an employer contribution of 10 percent of base salary to a retirement plan and 20 vacation days, in addition to the office closing the week of Dec. 24-Jan. 1.
The Higher Learning Commission is an equal opportunity employer.