Events And Communications Coordinator

University Of Texas At Austin Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

Job Posting Title:

Events and Communications Coordinator

Hiring Department:

Student Success Initiatives

Position Open To:

All Applicants

Weekly Scheduled Hours:


FLSA Status:


Earliest Start Date:

Mar 01, 2020

Position Duration:

Expected to Continue



Job Description:

Position will design and implement the outreach communications strategy for the UT for Me - Powered by Dell Scholars program a new(?) program to ensure students stay on track to timely graduation. This position will design and manage integrated digital campaigns from concept to execution, measuring and reporting on the analytics/performance of all efforts. This position will also create a long-term vision for digital content and communications/events strategy based on best practices.

Job Details:

General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis for any employer.


  • Plan and effectively integrate student engagement campaigns across channels by making data-driven decisions and working towards strategic goals

  • Interpret and analyze data to formulate a plan of action

  • Create and oversee a process using metrics and analytics to assess the reach and impact program campaigns and initiatives

  • Manage multiple platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other emerging platforms) and digital channels (website, email, e-newsletters, etc)

  • Execute student-centered events, in coordination with team.

  • Other related functions as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Two years' experience in digital media content production, management, and analysis across multiple platforms. Experience organizing small and large-scale events-- including managing logistics, content, promotion, and programming for all college student populations. Experience with virtual live events-- Facebook Live, Periscope, etc. Strong project management, prioritization, process mapping and multi-tasking skills required. Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines while working under pressure. Strong understanding and knowledge of how to obtain best results from web, email, print and digital communications (e.g. social media platforms). Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree. 5+ years of experience working with college students in a college readiness, advising, or success capacity. Familiarity with higher education space as it relates to first-generation, low-income students. Ability to think strategically about diverse student populations in an effective and empowering manner.

Salary Range

$48,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

  • Extended work hours may be required

  • Occasional travel may be required

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.

Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.

Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.


The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

  • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]


Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2019 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.

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Events And Communications Coordinator

University Of Texas At Austin