Conference Coordinator - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Conference and Scheduling Services, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is currently accepting applications for the position of Conference Coordinator.

Position: This is an Administrative-Professional position responsible for the planning, development, and organization of conferences, events and camps for departments, student organization and off-campus customers on and off-site from Southern Illinois University Carbondale's campus. Responsibilities include providing administrative oversight and support for conferences, camps and events as well as association management. Other responsibilities include developing advertising plans, monitoring budgets, and successfully executing and implementing these programs. Effective communication skills, written skills, budgeting experience and ability to manage and carry out programs in an effective businesslike manner are essential.

Conference and Scheduling Services (CSS) is a unit within Student Affairs, reporting through the Student Center and is the primary point of contact for camps, conferences, events and association management. The department works with and across all components of the University in extending the resources of SIU Carbondale beyond the traditional campus. Support services are provided colleges, departments, and faculty in coordinating seminars, workshops and education programs to the region, state and globally.

Requirements: Minimum of Master's Degree and three years of related work experience in areas of responsibilities as described above. Background in working with University faculty, staff, administrators and representatives from professional, business, and community organizations in developing, planning, organizing, and implementing conferences, camps and events. Proficiency in written and verbal communication and public relations. Must have effective organization skills and be knowledgeable in and capable of following good business principles and accounting practices and procedures. Experienced in developing budgets and working within budgetary guidelines.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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