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Events Coordinator

Employer
University of New Haven
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Events Coordinator

Undergraduate Admissions

Search #21-105A

 

The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of nearly 7,000 students from across the globe.

 

Within the University of New Haven’s colleges and schools, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across engineering, health sciences and healthcare, business, law enforcement and public service, the liberal arts and sciences, and the fine arts.

 

More than 100 academic programs are offered, all grounded in a longstanding commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. The University of New Haven ranks among the top universities in the Northeast and boasts nationally ranked programs in a number of majors across business, criminal justice, health sciences, engineering, cybersecurity, forensic science, and the liberal arts and sciences.

 

Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.

 

Under the leadership of President Steven H. Kaplan, who was named the sixth president in 2004, the University has experienced significant growth — both in enrollment and in the expansion of the University’s West Haven campus. Full-time undergraduate enrollment has more than doubled, and first-year applications have nearly quadrupled.

 

Over the last decade, the University has completed more than $300 million in major capital projects while launching 26 new academic programs. The University has also added campuses in Tuscany, Italy, and Orange, Conn.

 

For more background on the University of New Haven please visit: www.newhaven.edu

 

The University of New Haven: Campus tour given by students and an overview message from President Steve Kaplan.

 

SEARCH DESCRIPTION:

The Events Coordinator position in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions provides administrative support to the Director of Events. Tasks will include attending and helping to coordinate University recruitment events, interacting with prospective students and their families on a daily basis, overseeing our student tour guides, and data entry.

 

CORE DUTIES:

  • Provide exceptional customer service during all on-campus, virtual, and special road events (such as Open House, Accepted Student Day, Accepted Student Receptions) and promote the University in a positive manner to all prospective students and families, alumni, colleagues, and community.
  • Conduct enthusiastic on-campus, off-campus, and virtual information sessions while working special recruitment events throughout the year.
  • Attend and assist with the coordination of our various Open Houses, Explore Days, Major-Specific Open Houses, Charger Days, Information Sessions, and other specialized visits.
  • Provide daily information session presentation to prospective students and their families, when needed.
  • Coordinate and supervise our Charger Ambassador student tour guide program.
  • Oversee various projects with our Charger Ambassadors, including inquiry card entry, accepted student letter mailings, and other special projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist with sending out event communications when needed, including SMS and emails, to prospective/accepted students.
  • Follow-up phone calls to prospective/accepted students and families to confirm event registration.
  • Ensures that confidentiality of data collected and stored are maintained.
  • Fill in where needed in the office to ensure service standards and efficient operations.
  • Must be fully vaccinated in order to be in compliance with University policies regarding travel.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Ability to represent the University of New Haven in a variety of situations and be able to competently interact with a diverse population of prospective students, faculty and staff.
  • Experience with supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills.
  • A proactive customer service approach.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products required; CRM system experience preferred, preferably with Slate.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required for the travel component of the position.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work evening and weekends, as needed.
  • Must demonstrate a tireless commitment to enrolling and retaining a diverse student body.

 

University of New Haven Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Vision

The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a diverse institution which celebrates, respects, and values individuals of all social identities. We believe that as members of the university community, our socio‐cultural differences ignite intellectual growth and foster a culture of understanding that embraces our ever‐changing society.  

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you have the qualifications we are looking for and are interested in working for an institution where the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic and one that is guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success, we want to hear from you!  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references, all of which will remain confidential, through this link: apply.interfolio.com/100203

 

If you have any issues with this submittal, please contact us at HRDept@newhaven.edu.

It is mandatory that UNH employees abide by all pre-determined Covid related policies and procedures.

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