Manager of Special Events

Evergreen State College   olympia, WA   Full-time     Management
Posted on October 31, 2021
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Olympia, Washington

Manager of Special Events

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Position Purpose
This position is responsible for developing and managing virtual and in-person events and programs designed to achieve Evergreen’s strategic fundraising goals and strengthen relationships with internal and external audiences. The incumbent oversees an events program with outcomes fostering lifelong relationships with a diverse constituency on behalf of the College and The Evergreen State College Foundation.

This position collaborates with senior leaders in Advancement, the President’s Office, alumni, donors, friends, volunteers, Advancement staff, and units across campus employing industry best practices in utilizing events and other tactics as cultivation opportunities to meet fundraising and engagement goals. This position is responsible for leading, planning, implementing, and assessing events from inception to completion, ensuring an excellent, inclusive guest experience and campus partner satisfaction.

This is a full-time, overtime-exempt, project position on the Olympia Campus of The Evergreen State College. The project position is funded through June 30, 2024 and is an “at-will” appointment, exempt from Washington State Civil Service rules and the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements.

Salary and Benefits: $4,548 – $5,913 per month of full-time work + excellent benefits including paid sick and vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance package; and a tuition waiver program.

Closes: November 30, 2021
All requested application materials must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered.

About the College
The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, graduate programs, and public service centers that constitute a unique academic setting. The college values a student-centered learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working together. For more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or our website:

Application Process
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or status as a protected veteran. For more information regarding Evergreen’s non-discrimination policies or to report discrimination, please visit the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity webpage at or contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Officer at (360) 867-5371, Room 3102 Library Building, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA 98505.

Evergreen State College

2700 Evergreen parkway NW
olympia , WA