Events Coordinator - Visitor Center - #3368406

University of Tennessee


Date: 22/09/2022
City: Knoxville, TN
Contract type: Full time
University of Tennessee
Events Coordinator

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Division of Enrollment Management

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our Events Coordinator position. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The Position:

This an on-campus position with some hybrid/remote work schedule flexibility.

Plans, implements, supports and manages strategic recruiting events designed to attract competitive out-of-state and in-state students. Responsible for coordinating event experiences that engage, cultivate and educate parents, alumni, prospective students, counselors, etc., increasing interest in the University of Tennessee. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) site selection, program development, and all event logistics. Ensure the presentation of a consistent message. Create organized, structured and measurable event production plans. Conduct post-event analysis.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor\'s Degree
  • 2 years of experience planning large and small events.
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Experience in Higher Education event planning.
  • Experience developing and monitoring budgets related to events.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with the proven ability to work collaboratively as a team player as well as develop and foster communication and teamwork with a diverse audience.
  • Careful attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong project coordination skills with the ability to create comprehensive event timelines from conception through follow-up.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to exercise sound judgment when making decisions or recommendations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a variety of software applications, including MS Office.
  • Strong organization skills with the proven ability to balance competing priorities, complex situations within tight deadlines.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to manage and develop event budgets.
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated skills with a variety of databases and web-based applications.
The Division

The (EM) division comprises more than 170 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to our . We are passionate about fulfilling our land-grant mission of accessible education and making an impact that will transform lives through the student experience.

The University and Region

is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university with 11 colleges and more than 30,000 students. With new leadership at the system, university, and college levels, UTK is poised for dramatic focused on solving some of the most audacious, pressing problems our country and world face today. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville and Cincinnati. It is only a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.

For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three to five professional references.

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