University of Utah Job Description
Plans, implements and coordinates various details associated with meetings, seminars, conferences, educational training, social events, and other related activities. May be involved in location, food, transportation, and presentation arrangements
1 year administrative/business experience or experience working with and organizing events, social schedules, conferences, etc., or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); demonstrated human relations and communication skills; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. 45 wpm typing may be required in some departments.
Accounting/bookkeeping experience preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The incumbent may train and assign work to clerical support staff and make hire recommendations. He/she has authority to follow through independently with most details for the events, however, the conceptualization for most events are approached as a team with final decision authority reserved for the supervisor or faculty member. The Coordinator may research options and discuss these with other staff and faculty members. His/her input is important in program development and evaluating needs assessment and event effectiveness.
This position may monitor a small budget designated for events and train and give work assignments to 2-6 clerical support staff.
Challenges encountered by the incumbent include taking responsibility for the orderly flow of events from registration through the evaluation process; ensuring the effective adherence to University policies and procedures as well as educational program regulations; and maintaining accurate and complete information and resources for participants and the department.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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