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Program Coordinator, Center for Professional Development and Student Services

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking 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, 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 $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


Job Overview

The College of Law is consistently ranked a top regional and national law school. The college is growing and itis an exciting and fast-paced work environment. The selected candidate will provide administrative support to administrators and professional staff in the College’s Center for Professional Development and the Office of Student Affairs. The candidate will coordinate activities and events, draft and disseminate correspondence and promotional materials to internal and external partners, and perform administrative tasks for both offices at the College of Law.

Essential Functions

  • Provide administrative support to a team of professional staff in the Center for Professional Development (CPD) and the Office of Student Affairs. 
  • Perform administrative tasks including, but not limited to, file creation and maintenance, managing the office phones and email account, preparation of agendas and minutes, drafting correspondence, and greeting visitors. 
  • Draft and disseminate weekly newsletters for law students with updates and programs on behalf of CPD and Student Affairs.
  • Maintain and manage the CPD and Student Affairs social media accounts.
  • Assist in maintaining the CPD and Student Affairs intranet webpages.
  • Assist professional staff with career-related event planning and implementation, including inviting participants, promoting the event, and managing participation.
  • Assist CPD staff in maintaining the CPD’s Contact Management System (CMS) including job postings and employer, student and alumni contacts. 
  • Assist CPD staff in gathering, maintaining, and reporting employment outcome data for external program accreditation, ranking, industry bodies, and the university. 
  • Assist Student Affairs staff with student-related event planning and coordination, including but not limited to fall orientation, graduation, and other student initiatives such as diversity and inclusion. 
  • Assist Student Affairs staff with scheduling rooms and assisting student organizations with event planning and implementation. 
  • Utilize CONCUR to coordinate travel arrangements on behalf of CPD, Student Affairs, and Student Organizations and process expense reports and reimbursements.
  • Maintain effective communication with employers, students and academic personnel within the College and university.
  • Participate in professional development activities to ensure professional growth needed to adequately meet the position needs.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental 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

  • Three (3) years of relevant experience. 
  • Professional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Commitment to working with a diverse population of students, employers and staff.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to deliver programs and services in a recruitment, human resources, legal practice, or higher education environment. 
  • Project management experience related to events, trainings or workshops.
  • Knowledge of legal practice settings and industry employment practices. 
  • Experience managing or working with a Contact Management System (CMS), e.g., Simplicity or 12twenty.
  • Client relationship management experience, including establishing and maintaining positive client relationships through communication planning, events or conferences.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


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 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.


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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 83241 


Program Coordinator, Center for Professional Development and Student Services

Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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