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Requisition ID:  9996

Associate Event Planner

Job Summary

Responsible for planning and execution of Information Sessions, Revenue Only, and Registration Only level events. Primary customers will be internal to Purdue University. May take on larger events under the direction of the Associate Director and assistance of the Lead/Senior Event Planning team.  

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • One (1) year of experience in an events-related industry 
  • In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
  • Basic understanding of the event and hospitality industry. Attention to detail, and multi-tasking ability
  • Effective oral and written communication and computer skills 
  • Ability to work within a team environment and collaborate


  • Knowledge of the University organization, policies, procedures

Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette