Administrative Specialist - Visiting Writers Series



Responsibilities:

Coordinating the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series, including contracting with writers selected by faculty; securing campus venues for events; publicizing events and coordinating logistics for them; arranging travel, lodging, meals, payment, and transportation for visiting writers; and community outreach.

Assisting faculty with the budget and organization of the Writers’ Studio, including the Visiting Writers’ Series, and as needed with the Peer Tutoring Program, Manuscripts (the undergraduate literary magazine), and associated writing programs.

Assisting with coordinating the use of the Writers’ Studio physical space, and the visiting authors’ apartment in the Efroymson Center for Creative Writing.

Competencies Required:

Undergraduate degree or higher.

Strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

Demonstrable event and budget planning skills

Strong computer skills, including knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets, and willingness/ability to employ web design, social media, and other digital marketing software

The demonstrable ability to work independently and to balance multiple priorities

The ability/willingness to work flexible hours, including some evening hours

Advertised: February 25, 2021
Applications close: March 29, 2021

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