Special Projects Coordinator

Colorado, Denver, USA
$18.50 - $22.00 per hour
Aug 17, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Reiman School of Finance, located within the Daniels College of Business, merges the disciplines of corporate finance, investments and markets areas. The mission of the Reiman School of Finance is to provide students with an extraordinary finance education that supports lifelong professional achievement. The Finance faculty commits itself to a high quality portfolio of faculty scholarship which includes discovery, integration, application and teaching. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of educational experience for students pursuing the MSAQF, the MBA or PMBA in Finance and the BSBA Finance specializations, as well as students involved in the core business courses.

Position Summary

The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support for special events, forums and travel courses (both domestic and international) for the Reiman School of Finance Professors and School Director.

This position is non-benefited, part-time and not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate logistics for special projects including Finance Forums, Finance Capitals of the World, Walk Down Wall Street travel courses and Distinguished Alumni Day. The logistics include the following:
    • Gather details and information from professors.
    • Work with host hotel on booking rooms.
    • Create workbook with professor that includes budget/invoices, syllabus, student list, correspondence, schedule, marketing and flyers/posters.
  • Work with the Office of Marketing and Communications department on processes and procedures for marketing special events.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations, brochures, posters and flyers for numerous programs and classes, as needed.
  • Administrative support including copying, typing correspondence, performing on-campus errands, answering phones, and assisting students and guests with questions.
  • Provide administrative support to the academic advisor and leaders of Finance Student Clubs.
  • Assist the Assistant to the Director in managing a part-time work study student and various graduate teaching assistants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal relation skills including phone and email etiquette.
  • Self-starter with ability to coordinate several tasks simultaneously with attention to detail.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma.
  • Two (2) years of work experience coordinating programs and/or event planning.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Three (3) years of experience coordinating programs and/or event planning.
  • Experience with Banner.
  • Ability to handle complex projects independently.

Work Schedule

Part-time, 20-25 hours per week.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. If you have questions regarding this position please contact Kay Brisch at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.