Event Coordinator

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Event Coordinator


Law School Continuing Judicial Education

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Some evenings and weekends

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

External Affairs Paraprofessional/Professional



Job Family:

Outreach Services



Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This position provides primary marketing and logistical design support for conferences, educational projects and other events sponsored by the departmental organization. Scheduling events and coordinating support of their key delivery components is central to this work. First-line collegial collaboration is required, including coordination with a variety of external constituencies, program leaders, as well as with internal colleagues. It also provides specialized service in maintaining a specific information technology capability, and generally aids business administration for the organization, including preparation of periodic routine reports as well as complying with written policies and procedures associated with parent organizations.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Creating and maintaining database software information; ability to read and interpret rules and regulations; capable of effective time-management while engaged in multi-tasking; professionally adept at collaborating easily with others and promoting a positive demeanor; capable of functioning independently in a self-starting primary administrative and clerical support role.

Physical Demands:

Need to lift and move up to 50 pounds of office equipment or office supplies.
Ability to travel.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Lead staffer to coordinate logistical support for designated array of continuing ed functions
Assists more senior staff and course leaders in assessing and preparing logistical support
Monitors venue contracts to assure that outside support corresponds to projected needs
Monitors participant registration to assure event venue capable of meeting attendance needs

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Lead staffer to prepare instructional aids for course leaders of selected continuing ed products
Responds to more senior staff and course leaders about preparing instructional aids
Maintains ongoing communication with product leaders to advance project preparations
Maintains communication with potential participants to advance project preparations
Effectively manages e-file transactions for reference materials that facilitate programs

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Furnishes clerical support to more senior staff on particular continuing ed products
Maintains records of preparation for all events, including participant as well as other records
Assists in preparation of educational planning committee agendas and minutes
Conducts email, telephone and messaging, and standard correspondence as directed
Prepares on-line forms for ICJE website to promote and facilitate product participation
Prepares feedback forms used on-site by attendees, i.e., evaluations, credit submission, etc.
Submits MCLE and MCJE accreditation requests as directed, pre- and post-program
Initiates and directs authorized project purchases against respective product accounts

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Compiles post-project reports for Program Coordinator, Executive Director and policy-makers
Product evaluation reports as well as statistics on ICJE projects
Monitors accuracy of invoices and charges authorized against respective expenditure accounts
Contributes ideas to deliberations and reports on future product development

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Collaborates with the work of one other employee, who performs registration data entry
Monitors to assure that registration data entry is correctly completed
Maintains awareness of IT developments for improving employed registration software systems
Contributes data to system of correctly and timely denoting tracking of financial transactions

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Supports routine meetings and educational sessions
Conducts on-site distribution of program resources as needed
Provides on-site IT trouble-shooting during delivery of educational sessions
Serves as moderator periodically for various formal educational program activities
Serves as convener and contributor for various project planning committee meetings

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Posted: 4/15/2021
Application Due: 4/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time