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Event Coordinator - UG Admissions - 999907

Apply Now Job Number: 505777
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: UGA-Administration
Categories: Admissions / Financial Aid / Enrollment Management

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Job Title: Event Coordinator - UG Admissions - 999907
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: 45,000.00
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Provides support in the planning and execution of Special Programming and Recruitment.

2. Maintains a high level of customer service with prospective students and their families, student employees, faculty, and staff.

3. Assists in planning and coordinating operations to ensure continuous improvement of student services that increase event attendance leading to admissions applications and enrollment.

4. Works with supervisor and leadership to determine objectives and requirements for events.

5. Meets with appropriate parties to plan the scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets, or to review administrative procedures and event progress.

6. Acts as liaison between students, faculty, and college and university departments.

7. Plans and develops programs, agendas, schedule of events, budgets, and other programming material.

8. Assists in the recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of student employees, graduate assistants, and/or volunteers.

9. Contacts prospective students to present information and/or explain available programs and services.

10. Inspects event facilities to ensure that they conform to requirements.

11. Organizes registration of event participants.

12. Coordinates services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, room reservation, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.

13. Arranges the availability of audio-visual equipment, transportation, displays, and other event needs.

14. Evaluates and selects providers of services according to event requirements.

15. Confers with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.
16. Monitors event activities to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.

17. Assists in maintaining accurate and complete records of student attendance during Special Recruitment Events Orientation and Shark Preview programs.

18. Conducts post-event evaluations to determine how future events could be improved.

19. Provides feedback and recommendations to management regarding recruiting strategies, customer service, communications, and/or recruitment programs.

20. Maintains records of event aspects, including financial details.

21. Reviews event bills for accuracy and approves payment.

22. Maintains or monitors departmental and/or program websites.

23. Develops and produces marketing materials promoting student recruitment events.

24. Generates reports to ensure timely information is available for management use.

25. Completes special projects as assigned.

26. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Attends meetings, educational conferences, and training workshops and serves on committees.

2. Participates in college and university committee activities as assigned.

3. Stays current with trends and best practices for new student recruitment programs and events.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Customer and Personal Service - Working knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.
2. English Language - General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
3. Communications and Media - Working knowledge of media production, visual, verbal, and interactive communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and persuade via written, oral, and visual media.
4. Administration and Management - Working knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, budgeting, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and/or coordination of people and resources.
5. Public Safety and Security - Working knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
6. Basic knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

1. Service Orientation - Proficient skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
2. Judgment and Decision Making - Basic skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
3. Time Management - Basic skills in managing one's own time and the time of others.
4. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
5. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
6. Speaking - Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
7. Critical Thinking - Basic skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
8. Writing - Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
9. Complex Problem Solving - Basic skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

1. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
2. Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
3. Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
4. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
5. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
6. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
7. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: Valid Driver’s License
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Up to two (2) years of related experience.

2. Experience organizing logistical aspects of large-scale events.
Preferred Qualifications: Student services experience in higher education.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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