Columbia University in the City of New York is one of the most prestigious universities in the world with 79 Noble laureates. The University's ties with modern China started in the 19th Century, when it was among the first American universities to admit Chinese students.

Through the years, many Chinese who attended and graduated from Columbia became influential statesmen, scientists, philosophers, and educators in their later lives. Among them were Tang Shao-yi, Hu Shih, and Tao Xingzhi. The Columbia Global Centers | Beijing serves as an on-the-ground platform for Columbia's students, faculty, and alumni to interact with local academics, policy studies, and business communities.

The Center attracts talent through access to high-quality Chinese and foreign scholars and experts, as well as a friendly working environment. The Center places importance on candidates' integrity, experience, and communication capabilities.

Job Opening

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing is seeking highly qualified and motivated talents for the position of Event Coordinator. Start ASAP, full-time.


Responsibilities

  • Event data base management and statistics maintenance

  • Pre-event logistics, including preparing materials and setting conference room, etc

  • Assisting with monitoring the budgets of events

  • Assisting with assessing progress of ongoing events

  • On-site event management, including registration, greeting guests, answering basic questions regarding the events

  • Taking notes and photos during the events when necessary

  • Assisting Communications team with pre-event promotion, writing event news, updating the website, brochures, and newsletters, and other communication materials

  • Supporting team and performing other related duties.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field;

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in Chinese and English;

  • Experiences on event coordination and management.


Working Place

  • Haidian District, Beijing, China

How to Apply

To apply for this job, applicants should send 1) Resume or CV and 2) Cover Letter in an email titled "Name-Position-Major" to beijing.cgc@columbia.edu. After reviewing applications, we will arrange interviews with competitive candidates.