Conference Coordinator

Job description

The person in this position coordinates special conferences and training/qualification programs conducted by the Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center. This position is funded from Federal Highway Administration/Local Technical Program.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Job Title
Conference Coordinator

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8H060:Kentucky Transportation Center

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Driving, Walking, Sitting, and bending also,this job requires lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 30 lbs.


8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Monday-Friday and includes travel on evenings and weekends.


This position requires exceptional skills with Microsoft Office MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Access. Must be able to multi-task, ability to pay close attention to details such as financial record keeping and following established procedures. Communicate well both verbally and written with good presentation skills; be able to lift 30 pounds; must have valid driver's license and meet requirements to drive state vehicles.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Project management, administrative management or office management.
Driver's license preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your definition of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, Word)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your ability to multitask and also how you cope with a fast paced office environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/16/2018
    Application Due: 5/22/2018
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