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Events Coordinator

Company: University of California - Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Events Coordinator

Job Number
Full/Part Time

Full Time
8AM - 5PM
$54,200 - $93,200

Position Information

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, fliers, etc.

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 annually.

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 employment.


Education Requirements


Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.



2 - 4 years of related experience.

Minimum Requirements
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.

Preferred Qualifications
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.

Additional Information
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 excel.

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 law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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