Part-Time Special Projects Coordinator

Job description

The Reiman school of Finance 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 is a non-benefited position 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 and Walk Down Wall Street travel courses and Distinguished Alumni Day. The logistics include the following:
  • Gathering 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 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.
  • Ability to handle complex projects independently.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or two (2) years of college.
  • Two (2) years of professional experience coordinating programs and/or corporate event planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Three (3) years of professional experience coordinating programs and/or corporate event planning.
  • Familiarity in producing web based content.
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Experience with Banner or other database system.

Work Schedule: The position is part-time, 12-months of the year, 20-25 hours per week.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Instructions to the Candidate:

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to the University's online application system at the University of Denver website (only online applications can be considered). Once within the job description online, please click "New Resume/CV" at the bottom of the page to begin the application process. For more information, please contact Kay Brisch at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

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.




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Job No: 800850
Posted: 2/1/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour