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Events & Program Coordinator, College of Engineering and Applied Science

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) is seeking a full-time Events and Program Coordinator. This position will plan and execute a variety of both in-person and virtual events, workshops, and programs. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have a problem-solving mindset, be flexible, motivated, and inclusive.


This position will plan, coordinate, execute, oversee and provide associated assessment, administrative & financial support for monthly, annual and bi-annual college events that support the culture, mission, vision and development of the college.


This position requires occasional work both on and off UC’s main campuses during morning, evenings, and weekends. The candidate must be able to travel around UC’s campuses and Cincinnati for events. Personal vehicle use is required. The candidate must also have the capability to load and use a moving dolly.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, coordinate, execute and oversee the execution of a variety of college events, workshops and programs such as New Faculty Orientation, College Advisory Council, Welcome Day, Guest Speakers, Employee engagement activities/events, etc.
  • Create, gather, evaluate and report on metrics through various software applications; propose new ideas and any necessary changes using methods such as event debriefs.
  • Manage and schedule event requests through scheduling software.
  • Provide financial administrative support (e.g. purchasing) for program initiatives.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports as needed.
  • Positively interact with staff, faculty, external agencies and guests and other university departments.
  • May monitor program objectives, as well as quantitative and qualitative data, on progress toward objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
  • Perform related duties based on college need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

One (1) year of program coordination experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Experience with event planning, management, and assessment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and successfully prioritize responsibilities.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range in the mid $40,000s dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 88653 


Events & Program Coordinator, College of Engineering and Applied Science

Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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