Events and Office Coordinator
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The Center for Digital Humanities at
Princeton (CDH) is an interdisciplinary research center that brings
together faculty, staff, students, and community partners working
at the intersection of the humanities and technology. The CDH
creates and applies digital tools to humanistic questions and
critically engages with the promises and risks that technology
poses to society. The CDH’s Events and Office Coordinator (EOC) is
the administrative engine that brings faculty, staff, students and
partners together to learn more about digital humanities.
This individual will also oversee events
including, but not limited to, departmental functions, special
visitors, workshops and conferences. They will work with various
university departments and off campus vendors to organize events.
The EOC will also provide office support for the CDH, and be
responsible for essential administrative functions. The position
requires strong communication skills, and the ability to complete
complex assignments quickly, independently, and proactively.
Plan and execute all logistics for
special events, workshops and seminars including creating planning
budgets, room bookings, facilitating guest travel, catering, and
Manage event budgets using PRIME
financials and Concur and completes all fiscal transaction;
Monitor/ensure compliance with
Princeton University’s policies and procedures such as: best fiscal
practice/allowable expenses, travel arrangements, and health and
In conjunction with CDH’s Computing
Support Specialist, provide tech support for in person, remote, and
Assists the Business Manager in
Maintains, tracks and orders supplies
for the Center through Marketplace;
Maintains and updates departmental
information including the CDH calendar and flexible work
Hires and manages the undergraduate
Represents CDH at the Library
Administrative Assistants’ monthly meeting as well as the Library
Events Coordinators’ meetings;
Helps update information on CDH website
and maintain archives of CDH documentation (both physical and
digital) related to general administration; and,
space with a high degree of care.
3-5 years of related experience.
Strong organizational skills and the
ability to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced
environment, with careful attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communications
Ability to communicate effectively with a
broad set of “customers” including: staff, departments within the
university, visitors to the department, and outside vendors.
Knowledge of PRIME, Concur,
Peopllesoft, Microsoft Office applications, as well as
collaboration and communication software used by CDH, such as
Google Drive, Slack and Asana.
Note: This is a part-time position, (50%
time, 18 hours per week, flexible schedule).
Princeton University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
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