The Senior Events Director (SED) is critical to delivering successful events and as such plays a direct role in moving SU toward our mission by expanding the SU Brand, driving revenue, and growing the company. Depending on his or her specific assignments, the SED directs the operations components of adult learning programs, events, summits, or conferences. S/he oversees the development of event strategies the planning of programs, meetings and events, and the successful execution of the event itself. S/he contributes to program profitability and equally important shapes the participant experience and in doing so helps to achieve learning outcomes. The individual in this role will manage a team of events and logistics professionals.
Some of the Position’s Responsibilities:
Why You Will Want to Work at Singularity University:
Over the next 30 years, we will encounter some of the greatest transitions that any generation has ever had to face. Technological disruption is affecting every part of our lives...every business, every industry, every society. At Singularity University, we see exponential shifts as massive opportunities for dramatic growth, innovation, and value-creation. Through the Global Solutions Program (GSP)—our flagship program—we facilitate the creation of moonshot companies that will positively transform the future of humanity. Through our Custom Programs business, we help our clients to anticipate, understand, and leverage these opportunities to propel their respective companies —and possibly the world—forward. The Executive Program (EP) is a week-long immersive course in Silicon Valley that examines how key converging technologies will shape our future and explores ethical leadership in a world of rapid change. And our Innovation Partnership Program (IPP) and SU Labs programs bring leading companies from a diverse range of industries, in an effort to create “uncommon partnerships,” accelerate innovation and build exponential solutions.
Singularity University (SU) has a globally recognized brand. We employ a vibrant workforce of bright and dedicated individuals who love technology and who are exceptional in their respective fields.
SU is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. SU’s learning and innovation platform empowers individuals and organizations with the mindset, skillset, and network to build breakthrough solutions that leverage emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology.
Our offices are in the NASA Research Park at historic Moffett Field, CA. We offer an opportunity to make a difference, a competitive compensation package, fully paid medical benefits, unlimited vacation, and a work environment that includes a fully stocked kitchen, and a flexible approach to when and where you work.
Our Requirements (you must have):
About You (we’d like it if you have):
The individuals we search for as employees:
We are looking for bright individuals who believe the world needs an organization dedicated to addressing serious global issues by fully embracing the power and capacity of disruptive and exponentially growing technologies. We are looking for individuals who want to contribute directly to the growth and success of our programs. Our fast-paced environment requires intensive coordination and constant interaction with bright minds and the newest technologies from a variety of disciplines. We have ambitious ideas and plans and need the right people to help develop and execute them.
The following statements define who we are and what we stand for both within our community and with our employees:
We are creating a future of abundance that is bright, equitable, and leaves no one behind.
We are not bystanders. We act with purpose, leveraging exponential technologies to definitively solve humanity’s greatest challenges.
We lead courageously and set an example for changing the world. We do no harm and refuse to compromise others for our own benefit. Our passion for the well-being of humanity drives our action.
We are a community of inclusion, collaboration, and deep connection in which every individual is integral to success and the greatest ideas are often those never heard before.
We cultivate a critical mindset that is empathetic, understanding, and respectful of all points of view. We make decisions based on evidence and logic which push boundaries and redefine possibility.
We take moonshots, thinking big and taking risks to solve problems and impact billions of lives. We believe that big dreams, strong collaboration, and powerful tools create an unstoppable force for good.
Together, we can solve any challenge we encounter.
We are exponential.
Singularity University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. SU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, local law.