UCEA Project and Event Coordinator

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: UCEA Project and Event Coordinator

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-15-2017

Posting Summary:
The Curry School of Education's University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) seeks candidates for a Project & Event Coordinator. UCEA works with universities, practitioners, professional organizations, state and national leaders to improve the preparation and practice of school and school system leaders. UCEA maintains a dynamic knowledge base on excellence in educational leadership, consequently improving the preparation and professional development of educational leaders and by positively influencing local, state and national education policy.

The incumbent is responsible for collaborative planning and implementing logistics for UCEA events and other initiatives as assigned. The incumbent also assists with the coordination and implementation of multimedia relations campaigns. Identifies and engages in outreach to funding sources to support the program. This is a restricted position and continuation is based on performance and the availability of funding. Funding currently exists through June 30, 2021.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, as is a minimum of one year of experience coordinating multiple day events, meetings or annual conventions with participation of 400 attendees or more. A bachelor's degree is preferred and may substitute for experience. A minimum of four years' experience in event coordination and grant focused fundraising is preferred, as is experience working with a non-profit organization or an institute of higher education. Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask are required. Ability to take initiative and work independently, ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team, and ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a professional demeanor are essential. Excellent communication skills and ability to write professional quality documents and correspondence are a must. Flexibility to work nights and weekends and to travel overnight as the needs of the program dictate is also required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word), and the use of the internet is required. Knowledge of Project Management Software (e.g., Basecamp), Design Software (e.g., InDesign); content management systems, social media networking tools, and audio/visual and presentation equipment is preferred.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620980, complete the application and attach a cover letter and a resume/CV. This position is open until filled.

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask. Ability to take initiative and work independently. Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team. Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment, while maintaining a professional demeanor. Excellent communication skills and ability to write professional quality documents and correspondence. Flexibility to work nights and weekends and to travel overnight as the needs of the program dictate.

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