Media and Events Coordinator

Media and Events Coordinator


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Classification:Administrative Specialist 3

Grade:Grade 79

Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA VCAS Operations


Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing


Position Summary:

Are you excited about helping employees connect and thrive in the workplace? The Employee Experience department is seeking a media and events coordinator to assist with providing opportunities for new and existing employees to build community, attend development sessions, and connect to resources during the onboarding process and throughout their time with UAA. The Employee Experience department is a fun environment in which to work and its programs operate with a positive and lighthearted style.



10Community-Building Serve as an ambassador for the EE department and its programs and services. Attend and assist with EE events. Attend events of campus collaborators when available and/or when invited as part of your role in the EE department.Essential 15Administrative Coordinate with the EE director to document expenditures for events, special projects, and other departmental needs. Inventory and purchase supplies for all department functions. Monitor and respond to email inquiries sent to EE departmental inboxes. Ensure that the EE director and stakeholders are informed about the progress of events, programs, strategy, etc. Provide miscellaneous administrative support as assigned.Essential 25Event Coordination Coordinate all event details to include logistics, marketing, and budget management. Collaborate with the EE director to develop engaging event ideas. Create and maintain an annual calendar of all EE events. Manage data related to event and program participation and produce reports appropriate for sharing with campus leadershipEssential 25Media & Technology Develop a comprehensive marketing and communications plan for Employee Experience (EE) that engages all UAA employees. Maintain working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or similar software programs necessary to produce high-quality photographs, digital files, and publications. Ensure all EE publications and digital media are compliant with all UA, state, and federal regulations and copyright laws. In collaboration with EE director, maintain tracking system for program participants. Assist with development and updates to Blackboard course content. Manage forms and data in Qualtrics.Essential 25Project Management Lead small working groups in the creation of various program components as assigned. Examples include video project coordination, campus tour planning, new programs, etc.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

The UAA community has identified four core competencies at the heart of quality at UAA. These qualities are core to everything we do:


• Effective Communication - The knowledge and skills necessary to engage in effective communication in diverse contexts and formats.


• Creative and critical thinking - The knowledge and skills necessary for the critical exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events in order to creatively design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer complex questions or achieve a desired goal.


• Intercultural Fluency - The knowledge and skills necessary to promote effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts, particularly in terms of the diverse populations of Alaska.


• Personal, Professional, and Community Responsibility - The knowledge and skills necessary to promote personal flourishing, professional excellence, and community engagement.


Additional skills and abilities specific to the Media and Events Coordinator position include:


• Highly organized and detail-oriented.


• Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.


• Ability to learn new technology and software.


• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


Typical Experience:

Minimum of one year of relevant work experience related to administrative assisting, project management, event planning, and/or media and communications.


Required Education or Training:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Graphic Arts or related field preferred or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


Salary Information:


This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and New hires will be placed on the, Grade 79, based on education and experience.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.


Applications will be accepted for review on 02/13/2023, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on 02/12/2023.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Katelyn Leary, UAA Shared Services HR Coordinator, at or 907-786-4801.


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Anchorage, AK

7 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-02-23