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Event and Programming Coordinator (Casual Position)

Amherst College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 2, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
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Amherst College

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications Event and Programming Coordinator (Casual Position) position. The Event and Programming Coordinator is a part-time (up to 19 hours per week), casual position, without benefits, starting at $20.00/hour-commensurate with experience. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Event and Programming Coordinator is an in-person (hybrid work may be available in the summer).

Under the leadership of the Associate Director, Operations and Employer Relations, the Event and Programming Coordinator is responsible for coordinating career exploration events, programs, and immersive learning opportunities for the Loeb Center. The Coordinator also supports the Loeb Center with administrative support.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Events and Programming
  • Maintains the Loeb Center's in-house event management system
  • Coordinates logistics for Loeb Center workshops, panels, alumni/guest speaker and employer recruiting events, including managing room reservations, presenter needs, travel arrangements, collateral materials, refreshments and technology
  • Provides support for Loeb Center career treks, including assisting with travel arrangements, hotel/dining needs, site visits, outreach to alumni and students, etc.
  • Ensures that staff members in charge of events are properly supported by other team members as needed (identifying the need for additional event pro
  • Communicates Loeb Center events, recruitment activities, and career services information on Amherst College promotional channels such as campus calendars, Handshake, and e-newsletters
  • Collects data and provides programming and event reports

Outreach and Administrative Support
  • Assists with outreach activities that support Loeb Center programs and projects, including calls, emails, promotional materials, and event staffing
  • Enters data in various systems and creates/updates Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
  • Assists with our platform's job/internship and employer vetting process
  • Assists with receptionist duties, as needed


  • 1 year of related experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Programs and Google Suite and the ability to learn new software programs
  • Strong organizational, and time management skills including the ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks/activities and transition quickly between them
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently and collaboratively
  • Commitment to working with a diverse community

  • Ability to read and evaluate written text for grammatical and typographical errors

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at . Please be sure to upload all requested documents in the first step of the application process. Applications cannot be revised once submitted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

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