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Missouri Review

Job Description

Seeking an organized, can-do project coordinator for a part-time, grant-funded position from mid-April 2024 through February 2025. Project Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to organize three live author events and six remote events with publishers, agents, publicists, etc., which will be video recorded and archived online as a department teaching resource. In consultation with staff of Missouri Review, the Project Coordinator will:

• Serve as point person in contacting, scheduling, organizing three in-person writer events and six online events;
• Organize and arrange travel for visiting writers, handle logistics for events;
• Create a master calendar and project timeline in collaboration with department according to project goals and requirements;
• Research, contract, and arrange venues for events;
• Plan and coordinate small receptions for visiting writers;
• Communicate and arrange meetings with video production staff
• Collect and maintain resource material for project interviews
• Create a marketing plan and draft promotional copy for ads, social media
• Prepare contracts, track expenses against budget and submit invoices, receipts, and expense reports as necessary


Position may be in-office or hybrid. The project coordinator must be able to attend weekly editorial meetings on Tuesdays 3-4 p.m. while classes are in session and all scheduled in-person events. Editorial meeting time will vary by semester, schedule to be arranged. A telework agreement will be in place if working a hybrid schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Pay $25/hr for 10-15 hrs per week (.38 FTE). The anticipated start date is ideally April 8 with some flexibility.

Grade: GGS 008

University title: Program/Project Support Coordinator I

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Application Materials

Submit: resume' and cover letter.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.




The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one — it's a major land-grant institution and Missouri's largest public research university.

Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs — including more than 75 online degree options — and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Mizzou is recognized nationally and receives top rankings for its programs in many areas, including journalismdispute resolutionfamily and community medicinecampus writing program and Freshman Interest Groups. As one of only six public universities in the country with medicineveterinary medicine and law all on one campus, MU provides Missouri with an educated work force of doctors, veterinarians and lawyers.

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Our university seeks to support the whole employee, and that includes a competitive compensation and benefits package, support that will help you find work/life balance, a focus on career planning and plenty of opportunities to find and be recognized for your success.

We support an engaged and energized university community through competitive medical, dental and vision insurance as well as diverse programs to support whole-person wellness.

Mizzou empowers employees to make a lasting financial plan with retirement plan options, some of which are accessible to all faculty and staff, no matter their eligibility for other benefits.

Mizzou is a world-renowned educational and research institution, and our first-rate faculty, staff and students are part of something big. If you’re looking for a vibrant community that offers endless opportunities to grow and make a difference throughout our state, the nation and the world, our university may be the place for you. 

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