Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: September 20, 2023
8AM - 5PM
$54,200 - $93,200
Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Strategic Initiatives and
Marketing, the Events Coordinator works on behalf of the Marlan and
Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering to plan and execute
college-wide events in a way that supports and delivers upon the
college's mission and values. Primary responsibilities focus on
building upon the college's existing internal and external events
and proactively identifying and planning new events that
strategically engage with key constituents such as current
students, prospective students, donors, parents, industry partners,
and alumni. In-person, virtual, or hybrid events include but are
not limited to commencement, Dean's Council of Advisors, advisory
board meetings, town halls, networking mixers, distinguished
lectures, open houses, etc. The Events Coordinator will collaborate
with various college and university team members and units and lead
efforts with vendors such as photographers, party suppliers,
caterers, and graphic designers. The Events Coordinator may liaise
with key stakeholders, representing the college with external
partners, and may include support in developing event-related
marketing materials such as PowerPoint presentations, invitations,
Please note that this limited position has a projected end date of
February 28, 2024.
This is an on-campus position in Riverside, California.
The budgeted hiring range for this position is from $52,100-$68,000
Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a
UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take
over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with
the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination
Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must
provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception
(based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious
Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the
applicable deadline. For new University of California employees,
the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
2 - 4 years of related experience.
Working organizational skills, including skill in effectively
coordinating and organizing multiple details. Excellent
organizational abilities appropriate to effective calendar
management and student and/or volunteer scheduling.
Ability to work professionally under pressure and under tight
deadlines; ensuring excellent customer service support.
Ability to work in diverse groups, including but not limited to
students, staff, faculty, general public, production personnel,
technical operators and performing artists.
Working knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of event
planning and production and public relations.
Good interpersonal communication skills and political acumen,
including skill in effectively representing the campus, medical
center or other university organization to its publics.
Good judgment and effective decision-making and problem resolution
skills, including skill to recognize and deal effectively and
appropriately with real and potential problem areas, including
skill to determine the issues/problems that need to be brought to
the attention of higher level staff and/or management.
Knowledge using communications and design platforms such as Adobe
Creative Cloud, Canva, MailChimp, ThankView, etc.
Working knowledge of the campus, its programs, policies, mission,
goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S.
universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and
among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the
2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for
social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the
leading national coalition of public research universities
committed to improving student success for low-income,
first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in
financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of
Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect
specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13
members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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