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Ohio University Director of Reservations and Conference Services Position Open

Date

09/08/2021
This position is an integral part of the Department of Conference and Event Services within the Division of Student Affairs. This position has a direct impact to ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for the users of Conference and Events Services venues, and is charged with delivering the highest level of customer service to internal and external stakeholders. This includes oversight of the Conference Services and Reservations components of the Conference and Event Services operation. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by September 17, 2021.

Primary responsibilities
1. Manage all aspects of conference business such as prospecting for new business, negotiating venues and services, preparing facility use agreements, and reviewing and signing contracts;
2. Market and recruit conferences on a local, regional, and national level; respond to RFP’s and develop a network of potential clients and colleagues in the conference industry and community to enhance the presence of Ohio University as a conference location;
3. Maintain a close, positive relationship with internal and external stakeholders, such as Housing and Residence Life, Culinary Services, Academic Deans, Athletics, Risk Management Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau, and college and division event planners;
4. Provide leadership and supervision to reservations and conference services staff by establishing fiscal and programmatic goals and benchmarks;
5. Serve on Conference and Event Services leadership team and represent the Division of Student Affairs on standing committees.

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