University of Rochester Event and Student Engagement Coordinator - 215356 in Rochester, New York
Event and Student Engagement Coordinator
Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Center for Education Abroad
Event and Student Engagement Coordinator must be high energy, creative, forward-thinking, solutions oriented, and committed to an integrated team approach. Under direction of the Director, Event and Student Engagement Coordinator is responsible for creating, organizing, and implementing all events bringing awareness to the Center for Education Abroad. Coordinator must possess and exhibit passion for engaging with students. This position will work closely with students to gather useful feedback by hosting focus groups and conducting evaluations.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills are necessary. The Coordinator will establish and maintain effective partnerships with student leaders, clubs, organization program advisors, and Residential Life staff to identify ways to deliver programming relating to opportunities abroad. The Coordinator will use data from focus groups and surveys to support and inform CEA mission, goals, and vision. Strong written skills are required for all content in marketing materials, social media, office website, and publications.
Event and Program Planning
Develop, coordinate, & execute promotional activities, events, and programs (CEA fair, info sessions, pre-departure, info tables, re-entry, open house, etc.); create processes, track student/staff participation, organize room reservations and support needs; innovative outreach, and recruitment all to support the office mission, vision, and goals.
Create and manage event calendar
Oversee event projects and marketing content by students and peer advisors
Conduct classroom visits to promote programs
Manage Photo Contest; in collaboration with Global engagement and Inernational Services Offices
Organize focus groups; prepare, disseminate, and analyze programs, events, activities, and office evaluations/surveys. Provide feedback to the team on trends, student interest, awareness, myths, etc. Identify and recommend new opportunities that will enhance student awareness and engagement.
Oversee and recruit CEA ambassadors
Develop and implement marketing strategies to increase awareness to education abroad opportunities.
Ordering of office brand supplies, promotional material for programs, university posters
Correspond with faculty and university administrators, advisors, and others as it relates to marketing needs
Responsible for the oversight of the creation of marking materials for events and programming
Social Media & Photo Contest
Coordinate, facilitate, and promote all Education Abroad social media platforms to ensure a strong social media presence. (Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, lnstagram):
Manage Photo Contest - Requesting pictures, blogs, and media from education abroad students for our website and advertising purposes.
Communication and Outreach Related Projects
Manage and prepare content for office website, testimonials, office guide, handbooks, marketing materials within targeted group, and submissions for students and parents - Parents Buzz, Rochester ready, KEARNS newsletter marketing material, and website
Presentations on student engagement, activity, feedback; provide guidance on how we can best support students
Excellent written, oral, editing, & communication skills; strong presentation/facilitation skills.
Competent in Micro soft suite (power point, excel, word...)
1-3 years' experience working in an office that includes student activity planning/coordinating
Familiarity with and competence working with cross functional teams and independently
Administration, organizational, and project management skills with a strong attention to detail
A commitment and sensitivity to the importance of diversity and creating a safe, affirming, and inclusive environment.
Proven ability in managing multiple tasks and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment
Willing to work evenings and weekends.
Grant Writing a plus
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled