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Events Coordinator

Company: Auburn
Location: Auburn
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

Home Org Name
Business Administration

Division Name
College of Business

Position Title
Events Coordinator

Job Class Code

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length

Job Summary
The Department of Business Administration with the Harbert College of Business is currently accepting applications for the position of Events Coordinator. This position is responsible for organizing and managing logistics of events, including researching appropriate events, organizing mod of participation, coordinating educational or promotional materials, and coordinating staff, faculty, and volunteer support services.

The Harbert College of Business is dedicated to producing highly desired graduates and generating knowledge that drives diverse business thought and sustainable business practice. To learn more about the Harbert College of Business, please visit:

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community with a low cost of living, recognized as one of the "best small towns in America," with easy access to major cities and vacation spots, and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama's best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn's impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in planning and executing special engagements, develops and promotes marketing campaigns to increase engagement and awareness of the event.
  • Develops and coordinates events, builds relationships by developing and promoting interaction between the Board of Trustees, AU Foundation Board, College/School administration, business partners, alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Develops and coordinates events specifically designed to foster interaction between the Board of Trustees, AU Foundation Board, College/School administrators, business partners, alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Manages a balanced program of events aimed at enhancing the reputation, scope, and influence of a college or school, as well as the University overall.
  • Assists with arranging travel accommodations for individuals associated with special events.
  • Maintains a comprehensive events calendar and manages and adheres to the special events budget of a college of school
  • Supports and assists with existing programs, conferences, or events within the college or school.
  • Performs high level administrative and technical support duties.

    Minimum Education and Experience

    Education Level
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

    Field of Study
    Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field

    Years of Experience
    No experience is required

    Area of Experience

    Requirements for Additional Job Levels

    Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

    Education Level

    Field of Study

    Years of Experience

    Area of Experience

    Requirements for Additional Job Levels

    Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

    Minimum Skills and Abilities

    Minimum Technology Skills

    Minimum License and Certifications
    Valid Driver's License

    Desired Qualifications

    Desired Qualifications
    Experience in event planning, public relations, or hospitality

    Posting Detail Information

    Salary Grade

    Salary Range
    $30,150 - $46,700

    Job Category
    Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

    Working Hours if Non-Traditional

    City position is located in:

    State position is located:

    List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
    Occasional and/or light lifting required. Limited exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc.

    Posting Date

    Closing Date

    EEO Statement
    Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Please utilize the attachment field on the application to attach a cover letter and resume. Please include a minimum of two professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

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