Operations and Events Coordinator, OSIE
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Operations and Events Coordinator, OSIE
Trone Student Center
The Operations and Events Coordinator is an integral part of the
daily operation of the Office of Student Involvement and Engagement
(OSIE), as well as the Division of Student Life. Under the
supervision of the Associate Dean for Student Involvement and
Engagement, the Coordinator will assist the daily operations of the
OSIE, the Trone Student Center, and corresponding events.
The Coordinator will collaborate with colleagues in the Office of
Student Involvement and Engagement to further its strategic
initiatives related to diversity and inclusion, new student
orientation, leadership development, student organization
management, and student center operations. In so doing, the
Coordinator will support the mission of the OSIE to create a
vibrant campus in which students enjoy a broad experience within a
close-knit community. Finally, the Coordinator will support the
learning outcomes of the Division of Student Life.
Serves as first point of contact for the OSIE, providing
exceptional customer service to students, faculty, staff, parents
Manages department-sponsored event logistics including catering,
space reservations, and entertainment/vendor contracts.
Coordinates the Summer Orientation registration process via Slate
(admissions software), collaborating with colleagues in the
Admissions Office as needed.
Assists in the recruitment, selection, training and supervision of
Oversees the Trone Student Center space reservation process,
including supervising the Student Reservations Managers.
Manages external rentals of Trone Student Center spaces, including
invoicing and payments. Collaborates with the Office of Conference
and Event Services as appropriate.
Assists in the selection, training, and supervision of the Trone
Serves as a Workday specialist for the OSIE and the Campus
Recreation and Wellness department, particularly with student
employment and financial management.
Creates and distributes effective marketing materials and
publications for the OSIE in accordance with University branding
Manages department websites and social media.
Student Organization Support
Assists treasurers of the Student Government Association (SGA) and
the Furman University Student Activities Board (FUSAB) with
day-to-day financial operations, ensuring University policies and
processes are followed.
Manages the SGA credit card check-out process and reconciliation in
Collaborates with the Director of Student Involvement to manage and
administer syncDIN (Engage platform), Furman's student organization
Serves on other campus committees as assigned.
Conducts professional development activities, with approval by the
Completes performance review process with supervisor to understand
job performance expectations and how they fit into the department
and University goals.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor in support of the
goals and objectives of the department and the Division of Student
Life. The intent of this job classification description is to
provide a representative summary of the types of duties and
responsibilities that will be required of positions in this
classification and shall not be construed as a declaration of the
specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than
those specifically present in this description.
Daily contact with members of own work unit, immediate supervisor,
students, and student workers to plan, coordinate, problem solve,
present information related to mutual goals.
Frequent contact with other departments to plan, coordinate,
problem solve, present information related to mutual goals.
Routinely handles confidential information.
Routine contact with parents and the general public to exchange
factual information and explanation of rules, regulations,
practices or functions.
Responsibility for Final Decisions
Reviews work to ensure compliance with procedures and
Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes or
steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or procedure
to follow and applying established rules and procedures.
Errors may be detected within the department or section in which
they occur, but may affect the work of others within the unit to
trace errors and make corrections.
: Associate Dean of Student Involvement and
Work is performed independently on routine work, non-routine issues
or questions are referred to the supervisor.
Bachelor's degree required.
Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
Proven event planning and marketing experience.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
Ability to interact with a diverse population and maintain a
positive attitude in time of crisis.
Understanding of the importance of student learning outcomes and
Work is performed under usual office conditions.
Some evening and weekend hours required.
Job Posting End Date (if date is blank, posting is open
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the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to
create a community of people representing a multiplicity of
identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief,
sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background,
ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of
employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.