The Director of Special Events is responsible for planning and managing events hosted by the president, including more than 200 events each year. The Director of Special Events’ responsibilities include:
- Developing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating strategic and operational activities of special events hosted by or supported by the Office of the President.
- Managing the coordination of various large- and small-scale presidential events as specified by the president, including dinners, parties, meetings, receptions, VIP suites at sporting events, groundbreakings, formal ceremonies and other events/projects as assigned.
- Serving as a formal resource for internal and external constituents regarding UNT standards, policies, and best practices as a part of the President's Office of Special Events. Reviews/assists with elements of other departments' events as needed.
- Advising on etiquette and protocol