Position: Temporary Academic Events Coordinator Hours: This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week/ 8:30am-5pm / M-F) Pay: $20.00 per hour Campus: Evanston Approximate start date: 1/13/2020 Approximate end date: 3/6/2020
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Academic Events Coordinator for the Evanston campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The Academic Events Coordinator provides high-level administrative support and world-class client relations to faculty, students, and visitors and is a key member of the Academic Events Team. The position highlights customer service and hospitality, creative and flexible thinking, and a collaborative spirit with a desire to learn in an academic environment. Engagement in specialized support, coordination and project management of variety of administrative processes & logistics associated with academic events including synchronizing annual tenure-line faculty recruiting events, organizing faculty activity reporting, orchestrating research seminars, managing visitor relations including travel and accommodations, and managing PhD recruitment fly-outs and events. Academic Events Coordinators are focused on delivering hospitality expertise to maximize the research impact of our faculty and scholars.
5 years of administrative support or other relevant experience required.
Higher education or hospitality industry experience preferred.
Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs.
High-level customer service and client relationship management.
Outstanding organization, time management, and communication skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Comfortable working in a team environment.
Project management experience a plus.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37978
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.