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Campus Events Coordinator

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Bridgewater College - Bridgewater, VA



Bridgewater College is seeking a creative, dynamic, and organized individual to serve as the Campus Events Coordinator. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Campus Events, this position contributes to the overall operation of the Campus Events Program. The Campus Events Program is a liaison to campus partners and student organizations for event approval, venue reservations, and other logistical needs. Campus Events also serves as an internal resource for faculty, staff, and students, providing consultation and guidance to plan specific or campus-wide events.


The Campus Events Coordinator:

  • Maintains the master calendar and room reservations for all spaces on campus.
  • Helps facilitate weekly events meeting with Parkhurst Dining, Facilities, Housekeeping, Athletics, Alumni and Student Life. 
  • Supports the Director of Campus Events in managing and overseeing Guest Relations Associates.
  • Completes work orders, diagrams, and any additional requests in all campus functions. 
  • Supports key campus events by coordinating details including nametags, menus, place cards and centerpieces. 
  • Supervises the setup, greeting of guests, and teardown of events across campus. 
  • Works with external vendors and contract development for events, as needed.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Current VA Driver’s License with a good driving record that meets the BC driver policy required.
  • 1- 2 years of event planning experience preferred.
  • Accuracy and exemplary attention to detail required.
  • Ability to coordinate and oversee all aspects of special events required.
  • Ability to work in teams, take direction from multiple sources, and coordinate multiple activities at a time required.
  • Successful management of multiple priorities with accurate and timely results is preferred.
  • Accuracy and exemplary attention to detail required.


Pay is competitive, and salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a full benefits package, including paid tuition at the College for eligible dependents.


GENERAL INFORMATION:  Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as a coeducational liberal arts college to serve the local community. Located in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, just minutes outside of Harrisonburg and within driving distance of Charlottesville, Washington D.C., and Richmond, Bridgewater is home to approximately 1,400 full-time students from 26 states and 19 countries. Bridgewater students study across 60 majors and minors, in addition to four graduate programs and 10 pre-professional programs. Bridgewater College is an NCAA DIII school with approximately 40 percent of its students participating in intercollegiate athletics on 23 teams. To learn more about Bridgewater College, visit:  




APPLICATION: Please complete our online application. Include a cover letter, resume and include the names, relationship, and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references.


DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Bridgewater College, an equal opportunity provider and employer, is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT AND ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY REPORT: The Bridgewater College Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report summarizes policies on campus security and personal safety, crime prevention, fire safety, and crime reporting, and includes crime and fire statistics for the past three years:

To request a printed copy, please call 540-828-5761