Provide administrative and logistical support for training programs, lunch and learns, HR functions, and other special events. This position will handle room scheduling, food planning, and getting materials and equipment to all rooms for training. Manage training materials, maintain inventory, and order training materials from vendors as needed. Process evaluations and provide summary reports for the facilitators and trainings to the Director of Talent Development and Diversity Initiatives. Responsible for the planning and execution of communications supporting and promoting learning and performance through Talent Development. Primary duties include development and oversight of a communications strategy to enhance the visibility and accessibility of Talent Developments programming to include oversight of the department’s web presence and social media platforms, as well as, be responsible for the layout design and formatting of all course/programming materials.
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
One to three years of experience
Prior experience coordinating events or meetings is also essential
Must be reliable, have excellent skills related to customer service, initiative, follow-through, attention to detail, collaboration and ability to manage multiple projects at a time
Must be able to work occasional early mornings and evenings
Must be able to lift and transport materials weighing up to 25 lbs
Experience or knowledge of communication platforms, including; social media and web, is desired
A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.