|CLOSE DATE||Until filled|
|FULL-TIME/PART-TIME||Full-Time and/or Part-Time|
|BARGAINING / NON-BARGAINING||Volunteer|
|DIVISION||Venues Parks and Arts|
|REPORTS TO||Development Coordinator; VPA Special Events Manager|
|SCHEDULE||May 17-August 13 ; flexible schedule depending on availability. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00 pm.|
|PAY RATE||Unpaid; college credit available.|
Assists with the planning, marketing, organizing, and implementation of various departmental and city -wide special events. Works and observes in different facilities/programs. Personal contact will be with staff, organizations, participants and the general public.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Assist with the coordinating and facilitating special events and programs for the city including but not limited to Summer Concert Series, Boomin’ Parks Tour, Camp Awareness, Kids’ Triathlon.
• Assist the Special Events Manager as a liaison between city departments, business owners and vendors in the coordination of special events within the city’s parks.
• Assist in the preparation of weekly reports that are sent out between various departments to make each event successful.
• Assist in updating and maintaining webpages on the department’s website.
• Assist in managing the special events inventory.
• Shares knowledge relating to societal trends and how to adjust programs to be as inclusive as possible.
• Attends divisional and departmental staff meetings, as requested.Networks with professionals in the field.
|POSITION REQUIREMENTS||EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
• College undergraduate, graduate student or recent university graduate with academic focus/experience in a degree program related to any of the following: field of tourism, events management, leisure studies, recreation, communication, psychology, sociology, environmental studies or a related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATION
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include vision and the ability to adjust focus.
|ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION||
South Bend is the economic, educational, media, and cultural hub of a multi-county region spanning the Michigan-Indiana border. It’s the fourth-largest city in Indiana with over 100,000 residents. South Bend’s flourishing collegiate community and burgeoning tech industry have built upon the foundation of the city’s industrial past to create a vibrant present and a promising future. The city’s 14 institutions of higher learning, including the internationally renowned University of Notre Dame, infuse South Bend with creative energy in the arts, business, and technology. Combined with recent economic growth, strong neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, exciting recreational opportunities, and thriving arts venues make South Bend a fabulous place to live, work, and, play.
***AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.***
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The City of South Bend seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality public safety officers, staff and administration. The City of South Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented candidates and others that will enhance our community in compliance with EO No. 1-2016 Section 1. Moreover, the City of South Bend prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.