Events Coordinator 2
Posting DetailsPosition Details Employee Type CS-Classified Staff University Title Events Coordinator 2 Working Title Events Coordinator 2 College/Area Academic Outreach and Innovation Department Conference Management Department Link
Perform work using knowledge and experience specific to marketing, development, and delivery of events and conferences. In consultation with supervisor and conference leads, develop and manage communication messages for participants and potential participants using eBlast software, various social media platforms, website development, registration software, and paper-based communication delivery methods. Advise program participants, leaders, students, and/or the public regarding program content, policies, procedures, and learning activities. Coordinate, schedule, and monitor program delivery logistics. Implement these programs in the most efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner possible. Complete multiple team and independent projects on short timelines in a fast-paced environment with utmost professionalism.Additional Information
View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.Appointment Status Permanent Job Appointment (FTE%)
100%Position Term in Months 12 Monthly Salary $2,586.00 Position Qualifications Required Qualifications
High school graduation or equivalent and three (3) years of work experience involving public contact such as secretarial, sales promotion, setting up conferences, public information, or in the hospitality industry; OR equivalent education/experience.Additional Requirements
-Demonstrated experience successfully completing multiple team and independent projects on short timelines in a fast-paced environment with utmost professionalism.
-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint.
-Position requires occasional evening and/or weekend work to support conference and/or event needs.Preferred Qualifications
-Experience with event management software platforms.
-Membership in a meeting planner association.
-Event management experience including logistics planning, budget development, or working with clients and the public.
-Experience composing publicity copy, such as newsletters, eBlasts, announcements, or website copy.
-Demonstrated experience composing publicity across various social media platforms.Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check Posting Detail Information Open Date 12/17/2018 Close Date 01/13/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]Posting Number 20134863P Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * The classification requirements for this position are high school graduation or equivalent AND three (3) years of work experience involving public contact such as secretarial, sales promotion, setting up conferences, public information, or in the hospitality industry; OR equivalent education/experience. Do you meet these classification requirements?
- * Do you have experience with computer software, such as Microsoft Office?
- * Are you able and willing to work occasional evenings and/or weekends?
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- WSU Website
- Personal Contact/Referral
- Career Fair
- Professional Journal/Association
- Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Higher Ed Jobs
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
- Inside Higher Ed
- State of Washington WorkSource
- Workplace Diversity