Special Events Coordinator

Title: Special Events Coordinator
Date: July 29, 2014
Department: Institutional Advancement

Bridgewater College is seeking a Special Events Coordinator.


Responsibilities include supporting managers or committees in planning and implementing campus events. Roles and responsibilities for each event will be defined in the early stages of planning. Will not be solely responsible for events. While professional input is essential, final decisions will reside with the staff member or committee responsible for the event.


  • Accuracy and exemplary attention to detail essential
  • Ability to coordinate and oversee all aspects of special events
  • Ability to work in teams, take direction from multiple sources, and coordinate multiple activities at a time
  • Successful management of multiple priorities with accurate and timely results
  • College degree with 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area

General Information

Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.


Please complete our online application and attach a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference.


Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position is open until filled.

Bridgewater College is committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.

Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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