Event Manager

Lock Haven University Foundation   Lock Haven, PA   Full-time     Hospitality
Posted on June 5, 2022


Join the Lock Haven University (LHU) Foundation team! The LHU Foundation seeks an
experienced Event Manager to manage and coordinate events at the Durrwachter Alumni
Conference Center (DACC) on the LHU campus.
The Events Manager is charged with the administration, organization and management of
events and activities scheduled in the DACC. This position will be the point person and on-site
manager for internal and external events including caterer, bar, logistics/IT help; facilities,
public safety, etc. Reporting to the Director of Development Operations, the Event Manager will
work with multiple stakeholders at the university and within the region to increase the DACC’s
usage. This person will also be responsible for creating new revenue sources and for marketing,
promoting, and cultivating new clients.
It is expected that this individual will work nights and weekends to manage scheduled events in
the facility.
Bachelor's degree in hospitality/event management or a related field plus three to five years'
experience in managing events OR an equivalent combination of experience and training are
required. Experience with traditional and digital marketing, advertising, promotion, and/or
sales a plus.
The LHU Foundation is the independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that generates and
manages resources for the benefit of Lock Haven University and its students. The DACC is a
premiere facility designed to greet alumni, new students, and the community. It is one of the
most modern buildings on campus and has the most flexibility and utility to meet the needs of
individuals, groups, nonprofits and businesses in the region.
The LHU Foundation provides a competitive base salary plus incentive compensation based on
qualifications and experience and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and
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