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Visit Experience Coordinator

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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title
Visit Experience Coordinator

Overview

Strategically plan and implement daily visit offerings for prospective students and their families. Serve to centralize and streamline the visit process.

Essential Duties:
  • Strategically plan visit offerings targeted to meet institutional goals. Continually monitor campus visit survey results and attendance, as well as current trends in higher education, and use this information to propose and implement new strategies for continual improvement of the campus visit experience.
  • Manage the special group visit process by building and maintaining relationships with community-based organizations and high schools in key markets. Improve the suite of offerings to meet the needs of these groups to influence more first-generation and students of color to identify Providence College as an accessible and desirable option for higher education. Oversee a five-figure budget to enable access for groups that may otherwise be unable to visit.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise summer workers tour guides and supervise the Office Receptionist. Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance in all aspects of welcoming visitors and coordinating events.
  • Provide training and implement new initiatives for student volunteer organizations involved in the campus visit experience. Research, develop, and implement new methods for engaging and incentivizing volunteers.
  • Use knowledge of the visit process to help plan large-scale open house and yield events. Collaborate with staff of student-serving departments to ensure meaningful representation at these events.
Marginal Duties:
  • Perform all other duties as may be required.
Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field from an accredited institution required
  • One to three years of progressive experience in event management or admission event planning or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Basic experience using Slate
  • Interpersonal and networking skills, ability to interact well with a diverse population
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Motivation and innovation, creativity, analytical, problem-solving
  • Organization, ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
  • Communication skills using the spoken word
  • Ability to see within normal parameters
  • Ability to hear within normal range
  • Ability to move about
Employee Status
Full Time

Salary Grade
19 (Min. $50,917/Mid. $66,192/Max. $81,467)

Salary Information

Employees are normally hired between the minimum and the midpoint of a position’s grade range to which a position has been assigned, depending on experience and qualifications.

Benefits

Providence College offers a comprehensive range of valuable benefits to eligible employees, which are designed to:
  • Promote the health and well-being of you and your family
  • Provide financial security while you are working
  • Build financial resources for retirement
  • Help you balance personal and work responsibilities
  • Provide educational opportunities for you and your family
These benefits include but are not limited to health, dental, 403b retirement plan, flexible benefits plan, tuition benefits, employee assistance plan, college paid basic life insurance and long-term disability insurance, and paid time off. To learn more, please visit our Employee Benefits website by clicking the following link: https://human-resources.providence.edu/benefits/

Union Status
Non-Union

Shift:

If other, please enter regular schedule.

EEO Statement

Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number
AS929P

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Company

Providence College

Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education in Rhode Island conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.

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