Coordinator for Events and Communications

Hempstead, New York
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hofstra University

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Coordinator for Events and Communications

Hofstra University’s Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs seeks to fill an anticipated opening for a Coordinator for Events and Communications.

Description: Coordinate communications for the Office of the Provost to promote broad and consistent outreach and responses to the campus community. Draft and edit correspondence to the University community. Maintain Office of the Provost webpages

Coordinate and manage execution of programming and events sponsored by the Office of the Provost. Assist with major University events (i.e. Commencements and Convocation, special events).

Manage Academic Affairs recruitment processes. Develop workflow procedures to standardize process and create efficiencies. Coordinate with Human Resources and academic departments. Oversee position approval process. Manage posting of ads. Coordinate candidate travel with hosting departments



Provide administrative support for student academic issues and appeals. Support Provost Committee of Scholarship Review. Serve as primary point of contact for student and parent issues. Liaise with campus offices (Academic Records, Student Accounts, deans’ offices, departments, etc.). Support special initiatives of the Senior Vice Provost and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and previous experience crafting communications and planning events, preferably in an academic setting. Excellent writing skills required and web publishing/design experience preferred. Detail-oriented. Ability to handle sensitive information with absolute discretion. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and delegate as appropriate. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a variety of constituents.

For consideration, please submit a letter of application and resume to provostjobs[at] with “Coordinator for Events and Communications” in the subject line.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff, and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse student body.



Hofstra University is the largest private, liberal arts institution on Long Island, NY. It is located 25 miles east of Manhattan and includes the following schools: Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; School of Health Professions and Human Services; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; and Hofstra University Honors College.  There are approximately 500 full-time faculty members; 6,900 full and part-time undergraduates; 2,900 graduate students; 800 law students; and 350 medical students. For more information about the University please visit

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