The Events Coordinator is responsible for two major areas of work:coordination of events and assistance with communications and marketing of theUniversity Libraries and its programming. First, the position will solicitideas for, create, and/or coordinate events, exhibits, workshops, and otherprogramming supporting the mission, goals, and initiatives of the UniversityLibraries, its units, such as the University of Toledo Press and the Ward M.Canaday Center for Special Collections, and its faculty and staff, as well asactivities in partnership with other campus units and the greater Toledocommunity. Second, the position promotes the core mission-driven activities ofthe University Libraries (collections, expertise, programming, services, andspaces) to the campus and broader public. Additionally, the position serves asa liaison to the central UToledo Office of University Marketing andCommunication.Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required and minimum of one (1) year related work experience, or combination of education and experience. Degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, or Marketing preferred.
Knowledge of social media platforms preferred.
Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office suite.
Knowledge of and experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
Knowledge of student organizations and student life preferred.
Experience working in higher education preferred.
Event coordination and community outreach experience preferred.
Communication and other skills:
Ability to work flexible schedule and sometimes long hours including nights and/or weekends (in accordance with the CWA union contract).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to customer service excellence.
Superior critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
Ability to multitask and prioritize projects, and the flexibility to adapt to changing goals and priorities.
Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.