SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR, College of Engineering, Undergraduate Programs & Records Tracking Code22500102120512Job Description
This position provides logistical support to the mission of the Engineering Undergraduate Programs Office (UPO). Primary responsibilities include event planning, supervision of student staff, oversight of recurring administrative projects of both large, and small scale. Event planning responsibilities largely encompass annual ENG events like the logistics of the Engineering Spring Open House, new student welcome, Friends and Family Weekend, and Commencement. This position is responsible for all logistical planning prior to each event as well as the successful execution of each event. Additionally, this position provides support and expertise to colleagues and students who plan and run events. A non-exhaustive list of recurring administrative tasks includes overseeing the application process and implementation of two summer research programs, the implementation and post-processing of course assessments & teaching evaluations and faculty advisor assessments, and upkeep of UPO webpages. These and other tasks require a high attention to detail, excellent communication skills with stakeholders including faculty and students; and a drive to assess program successes and failures with an eye to update and improve them. This position is on-call to take on short notice project work. Flexibility, a willingness to embrace new challenges, and an interest in problem solving are important to be successful with this component of the position.
Requires: B.A./B.S., or equivalent, excellent organization and communication skills and three to five years of relevant experience. We will consider applicants with 5+ years of experience in event management, supervision of staff and/or data management in lieu of a degree.
An ideal candidate would be able to:
- balance many competing priorities at one time
- adapt schedules and priorities to accommodate new work on short notice
- embrace new challenges and tasks
- work comfortably in a fast paced, collaborative office environment
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular