TITLE:  Events Coordinator, Full-time Term position with the Office of Student Activities and Services, Kansas State University

LOCATION:  Manhattan, Kansas

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The incumbent’s main focus will be to assist organizations in planning and executing successful events throughout the year.  This includes requesting Student Governing Association funding, promoting and attending student organizations activities and events.  Plan and conduct trainings for student organizations to provide information on procedures for event and activity planning.  Coordinate and plan events for the Week of Welcome each semester.  Market and promote all Office of Student Activities and Services events, workshops and activities.   Complete an annual report of student organization events and activities for the Office of Student Activities and Services.

Create a positive collaborative environment for working with students and constituents.  Work with Information Technology to develop a comprehensive University Events Calendar.  Collaborate with other University entities (such as Union Program Council, Greek Affairs, K-State Athletics, etc.) when coordinating the University Events Calendar to avoid programming conflicts.  Work with Purchasing and Financial Services to ensure student government funded organization events conform to university policy.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Completed Bachelor’s Degree, experience developing programs for university students, event planning and event management.  Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with a diverse range of student organizations.  Familiarity with educational technology to include, computers, web and online management software.

APPLICATION DATE:  Screening of applicants begins June 16, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.  Applicants must submit via email:  

  1. Interest Letter;
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references; and
  4. Official Transcript

Please send all material to:  Bill Harlan,, Office of Student Activities and Services, 809 K-State Student Union, Manhattan KS  66506.  Subject line:  Events Coordinator

Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Kansas State University encourages diversity among its employees.

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