Coordinator of Student Engagement, Professional MBA (PRN27699B)

University of Utah
Utah, United States
$18.00 - $24.00
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Utah Professional MBA (PMBA) Student Engagement Coordinator plans and implements programming and events and advises students at the David Eccles School of Business. The position requires extensive interaction with prospective and current students, alumni, faculty, vendors, and other school and university staff. This person must have strong communication and project management skills, be an effective team player, and an excellent organizer to handle multiple tasks.

This job is considered “essential,” and therefore, it is required that the employee be on-campus, in-person.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN27699B    00033 - Executive Education


COMPENSATION:             18-24/hr


WORK SCHEDULE:           FULL TIME, Monday through Friday. Must be able to work frequent evenings and occasional weekends to support students, evening classes, and events. This position is primarily on-campus with possible allowances for occasional remote work



Operations and Student Services: 

Student Engagement and Events

  •  Provides visionary leadership for student-related activities
  • Plans and implements programs and events related to prospect, student, and alumni networking and engagement
  • Works collaboratively with campus partners to develop student experiences and engaging activities
  • Provides ongoing support to student sponsored events
  • Responsible for the supervision, operation, and assessment of all student activities and events
  • Provide oversite and planning for recruitment, student services, and alumni engagement programs and events (PMBA alumni events, graduation, and recruiting events)
  • Maintain accurate event details such as attendance
  • Work with the manager on budget tracking and evaluation for PMBA events and other projects as assigned

Student Advising

  • Develop relationships with prospective and current students, engaging throughout their professional MBA program.
  • Utilizing a holistic approach, conduct regular in-person and virtual one-on-one appointments with assigned caseload of students.
  • Maintain student academic files that include a record of the advising activity
  • Leverages technology platforms such as Salesforce and Slack to support students.
  • Promotes resources to benefit student success.

Faculty Support and Class Support

  • Leverages technology platforms such as Canvas to support faculty.
  • Manages quality PMBA class nights by making appropriate arrangements for the faculty and arranging logistics for the students. Responsibilities include interacting with PMBA students, supporting faculty before and during class days with academic needs, IT and equipment needs, catering (snack and dinner nights), and a willingness to perform all necessary tasks required to provide students with a world-class experience.

*This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously:
 Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. 
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.



Bachelor’s degree in a related field*, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

*A related field may include one or more of the following: Business, Communications, Hotel Management/Hospitality, or Exercise/Sport Science.

Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet programs preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, plus two years of related experience or equivalency
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Results-oriented and achievement-driven
  • Ability to work independently
  • Handle multiple tasks in an organized manner. Prioritize to ensure a balanced and efficient workload. Produce high-quality work with speed and accuracy.
  • Excellent oral, written, and telephone communication skills and the ability to relate well to working professionals
  • Collaborative in approach and open to new concepts and ideas
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Preference will be given to those able to work some evenings, as required





The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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