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Coordinator of Event Operations and Analysis

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Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Coordinator of Event Operations and Analysis

(Program Coordinator)

UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI, Office of Research


The Office of Research (OoR) plans, prepares and/or hosts over 60 events annually, including Research + Innovation Week, which is a week-long celebration of UC’s ideas, discoveries and the people behind them. The professional workshops, seminars, conferences (local, regional, national, international), and events will need someone as a Coordinator of Event Operations and Analysis to join the team. This position will plan, coordinate, execute, and provide assessment of these concurrent workshops, seminars, conferences, and events. Superior customer service while positively representing the University and the OoR at various functions will be key responsibilities.



  • Plan, coordinate, execute, and provide assessment of concurrent professional OoR workshops, seminars, conferences (local, regional, national, international), and events
  • Create, gather and evaluate metrics through various software applications; propose new ideas and any necessary changes
  • Collect, analyze and assess quantitative and qualitative data; compile statistics and prepare reports
  • Supervise volunteers at activities and events
  • Manage online calendar of events
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Manage social media presence and enhance coverage and publicity of events and initiatives
  • Coordinate purchases of goods and services and allocate expenses related to events
  • May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.)
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need


This position requires occasional work both on and off UC’s campuses during mornings, evenings, and weekends.  Personal vehicle use is required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate’s degree with three (3) years’ experience; -OR- five (5) years’ experience.  Experience must be in program coordination (i.e., planning and assessing concurrent workshops, seminars, conferences (local, regional, national, international), valid driver’s license and vehicle required).



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail
  • Initiative and ability to multi-task and successfully complete concurrent projects
  • Excellent time management abilities, including ability to prioritize duties
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new systems and processes
  • Experience in SAP or other enterprise-level accounting software/system
  • Experience with customer surveys and real-time applications



  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to load and use a moving dolly
  • Ability to travel around UC’s campuses and Cincinnati for events


A resume and cover letter is required as part of the application process. Attach these documents before submitting your application.



  • An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission);
  • An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
  • Growth potential within the university.


 The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News ranked UC in the Top Tier of American's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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