Events Coordinator

University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Division of Continuing Studies strives to create transformative and meaningful learning experiences serving non-traditional and lifelong learners.

We are seeking a customer service-driven, motivated Events Coordinator to work closely with our Summer Term teams in the Division of Continuing Studies. This high energy, exciting role is responsible for year round planning and executing Summer Term program events and projects! The position works under the general supervision of the Director of Summer Term. Apply today!

Position Details

Events Coordinator
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Summer Term in the Division of Continuing Studies is seeking a program coordinator for events, projects, and general administration for our unit. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of summer term events year round (e.g., venue, budget, logistics, staffing), including the creation of new events as needed. This position will also provide project management for summer term projects and programs throughout the project/program lifecycle (e.g., ideation phase through launch).

Additional duties include leading the summer term student advisory board and ambassadors, managing our social media presence in collaboration with our marketing team, and providing general divisional fiscal support as needed.

Knowledge and Skills

  1. Experience in program, events and conference support and planning 
  2. Experience applying independent and sound decision making to recognize and solve problems
  3. Finance and event budget management experience 
  4. Organization and project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines 
  5. Computer efficiency; Microsoft Suite 
  6. Effective written and oral communication Customer service orienation required 
  7. Social media experience and best practices preferred

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