Special Programs Events Coordinator

Location
Riverside, CA
Posted
Feb 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $45,624 - $65,436
Title: Special Programs Events Coordinator
Category: Administrative
Department: Career Services Center
Date Posted: 12/11/2017

Position Information: Responsible for the administrative support functions and coordination for the Special Program unit. Provides clerical support to the Special Program Team including transacting and coordinating tasks related to Career Fairs, Online Speaker request and Special Interest Student Events and Workshops. Interacts with employers and students to ensure successful task preparation for Career Fairs registration, invoicing and payment collection. Utilizes a comprehensive database system to record, track, retrieve and employer information, informational sessions and workshops. Schedules and reserves conference rooms or other facilities for employer/students use. Participates in planning, organizing and staffing larger or more complex events. In coordination with the Fiscal Manager, prepares purchase orders, work orders, recharges, and travel in compliance with UCR policies.
Additional responsibilities of the incumbent include but are not limited to providing financial, budgeting and accounting support; facilitating departmental purchasing needs; preparing invoices and when needed collection efforts, providing administrative support for departmental events; coordinating entertainment requests, and travel.
Budgeted hiring hourly salary range is: $21.85 - $23.39

Minimum Requirements: Minimum four (4) years of experience in administrative duties including prioritizing and organizational tasks, preparing and processing documents and materials in a high volume, fast paced environment. Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions requiring the need to re-focus quickly to deal with reactionary priorities.

Skill in communicating well with the general public; identifying the customer's needs and maintaining a commitment to excellent customer service. Skill in communicating effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy. Ability to interact effectively with department staff, students, employers, as well as campus
and outside community.

Demonstrated administrative experience in an office environment with advanced knowledge in data exporting, tracking, preparation of spreadsheets, and documentation of transactional back-up reports by using software programs such Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly learn new customized databases for program administration.

Experience with purchasing, purchase order processing, and receiving and reconciling invoices. Experience with processing routine financial accounting / purchasing transactions with an online fiscal system and identifying account variances and differences. Proficiency in payment management processes, deposits and collections. Skilled in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail.

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize assignments to independently meet deadlines and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy, under pressure of constant interruption while working with confidential information. Strong written communication skills to include correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, editing and proofreading skills.

Ability to work effectively as an individual, a team member, and with diverse groups.

Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality at all times; including sensitivity to affirmative action policies as they pertain to employment.

Skill in reviewing and applying the department's policies and procedures to customers.

Skill in independently researching questions and making appropriate contacts for problem solving.

Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check through the Department of Justice.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Event/Program Coordinating

Prior experience with accounting specific software such as QuickBooks.

Use of project or event management software such as WorkFront, Symplicity, or Handshake.

Use of advanced features in Excel for graphing and charting.

Skill in independently researching questions and making appropriate contacts for problem solving.

Ability to make job decisions following established policies and past practices.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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