The Appraisal Institute is a global membership association of professional real estate appraisers, with more than 24,000 members and 91 chapters throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide. Members of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations. For more information regarding the Appraisal Institute, please visit www.appraisalinstitute.org.
The Appraisal Institute is currently seeking a Director for our Meeting Services Department. We are looking for a customer service oriented professional to lead our Meeting Services team at our headquarters in Chicago. This role is integral to the operations of both internal and external member and staff events. Internal meetings will consist of overseeing all functions of the In-House Conference Center, such as room coordination, food and beverage orders, and room/AV set-up. External meetings will include the successful planning and logistic implementation for the Appraisal Institute’s annual meeting and sponsorship, Board of Directors meetings, educational conferences, committee meetings, and other off-site meetings and events.
We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record. The Appraisal Institute offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Qualified applicants will have experience in identifying areas of strength and weakness in order to improve future events, contract negotiations, identifying latest trends, as well as understanding management principles.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of meeting planning experience; prior association experience is a plus.
Located in Chicago’s Loop, Appraisal Institute is assessable from CTA trains, buses and all METRA lines.
The Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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