The Program Coordinator is responsible for advising the University Program Board (UPB) on planning and delivering student-focused events by utilizing expertise in event planning, financial and logistics management, risk and liability, assessment, and marketing/promotion. The Program Coordinator uses expertise in organizational development and student leadership training to engage students in UPB and other unit programs such as Welcome Week. In addition, the Program Coordinator supervises graduate assistants.
For a complete description and to ensure consideration, please apply no later than March 15, 2020, at http://jobs.illinoisstate.edu/. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
1. Bachelor's or equivalent degree
2. Two years of professional advising/event planning experience with students in a higher education environment * Note: Master's degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for work experience.
1. Master's or equivalent degree in higher education administration, college student personnel administration, or a related field
2. Experience advising student organizations and event planning for college students
Internal Number: 0713090
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with almost 21,000 students. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist and 7 doctorial programs. Illinois State University (www.IllinoisState.edu) is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities and promoting the highest academic standards in teaching, scholarship, and community service.
Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, econo...mic opportunity, and low crime. Forbes magazine, in a review of the best places for business, ranked Bloomington-Normal the 15th best place for business out of 168 small metros listed. Bloomington was also recently placed on CNNMoney's list of the 100 Best Places to Live. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, traffic and commute. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at www.bloomingtonnormalcvb.org for more information.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer