Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Marketing
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Position Information:

The Events Program Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, managing and coordinating multiple types of large university events. This includes conceptualizing a theme, developing and managing a budget, working collaboratively with numerous external vendors and internal stakeholders, planning and executing all event logistics, and ensuring each event meets objectives and provides a positive experience for attendees. Events may be virtual, in-person or hybrid.

This position will work with senior leaders and multiple departments. It is a visible role both within the organization and a key point of contact with numerous external partners. Strong project planning, communication, collaboration and negotiation is essential.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible opportunity

Work Location:

Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work remotely up to 3+ days per week.


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, hospitality management or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5+ years of progressive event management experience including conceptualizing themes, decor, food & beverage management.
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) preferred

Additional knowledge/skills:

  • Professional event management experience.
  • Ability to conceptualize themes, visualize the transformation of event space, and suggest creative options.
  • Exceptional project and time management skills with the ability to manage concurrent tasks efficiently.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of event vendors, suppliers, hospitality operations.
  • Strong relationship-building and communication skills and ability to interact with respect, credibility, professionalism, integrity, creativity and tact.
  • Ability to prepare diagrams based on event needs, guest count, traffic flow.
  • Strategic planning and program development skills.
  • Excellent communicational skills both written and oral.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, sense of urgency when needed, ability to quickly develop solutions.
  • Able to work within a collaborative team environment.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer you and your eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package. Our package is designed to change with you meeting current needs and anticipating your future needs. We offer medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for out of pocket medical and daycare or eldercare expenses with pre-tax dollars. Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability that allow you to be protected for an unexpected loss or income interruptions. As your partner in building retirement income, NWHSU provides a 403(b) Plan. On-site clinic services for you and your immediate family. Tuition reimbursement to support employees in job-related courses outside of NWHSU and Tuition Remission for academic courses and continuing education classes offered by NWHSU. Our generous time away program helps you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

Northwestern Health Sciences University
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