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University of Texas at Arlington Coordinator II – Manager of Community Events (S03865P) in Arlington, Texas

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S03865P

Position Title Coordinator II – Manager of Community Events (S03865P)

Department Library

Location Arlington

Job Family Library

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

  • This position will include non-traditional work hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of the university community.

  • Some positions will have permanent overnight shifts.

    UTA currently requires periodic COVID -19 testing for all employees.

    Open to External and Internal

    FLSA

    Salary ($41,000 - $42,000) DOE

    Duration Funding expected to continue

    Pay Basis Monthly

    Benefits Eligible Yes

    Job Summary

The UTA Libraries’ Manager of Community Events provides leadership and collaborates with stakeholders to advance the Libraries’ academic and community-building goals related to community outreach and engagement. The manager will have primary responsibility for setting direction and providing management of the Libraries’ student-focused social events, experiential learning events, and orientation programs; supervising1 full-time staff and 4+ student employees associated with the events team; developing and executing programming that connects students to each other and teaches transferable skills; and partnering with the department leadership to create and execute services focused on student engagement, retention, and success. Essential to this position is a strong commitment to empowering students, incorporating their feedback into the philosophy and activities within the various programs, and advocating for equity, diversity, justice, and inclusive practices throughout UTA Libraries. The manager must also be a strong collaborator with others throughout the Libraries and across campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages The Engagement and Outreach Events Team by contributing to and executing the vision for the Libraries’ outreach & engagement programs and achieving goals related to learning and community building.

  • Develops and implements policies, best practices, scheduling and training for the Libraries’ New Student Orientation Program.

  • Leads and mentors a cohort of 5+ employees (full-time and student staff) including hiring, supervising, mentoring, problem-solving, and goal setting for those within their reporting structure.

  • Develops and manages a segment of the departmental budget.

  • Collaborates with faculty, Libraries’ public services staff, and campus and community partners to achieve departmental and Libraries goals.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience developing and delivering outreach and engagement services and programs.

  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, and planning skills.

  • Experience developing productive partnerships across a large institution.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with event planning, project management and budgeting.

  • Minimum of three (3) years in higher education.

  • Experience mentoring full time & student staff and developing their leadership skills.

  • Supervisory experience.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.

    Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with student success programs.

  • Experience with both first time in college and K12 student populations.

  • Experience with circulation services in academic libraries.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced project planning and management skills, involving designing, leading, and completing a project within its intended scope and timeline

  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Advocate for equity, diversity, justice, and inclusive practices throughout UTA Libraries.

  • Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries’ Guiding Principles through daily actions and behaviors

  • Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff

  • Effective time management skills

  • Advanced customer experience skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations

  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions

  • Ability to excel in a changing university environment

    Working Conditions

This position will include non-traditional work hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of the university community. Some positions will have permanent overnight shifts. Flexibility is required to ensure the department is appropriately staffed in order to satisfy all service needs. Professional development, conferences, and training may require travel and/or overnight accommodations. Exposure to standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Manual dexterity. Light lifting and moving. The library has various locations across campus. This is a non-tenure track position.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Working Title

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • GED

  • High School diploma

  • Associate's degree

  • Bachelor's degree

    • How many years of experience do you have initiating or conducting training and outreach?
  • None/less than 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 5 to 6 years

  • 7 years or more

    • How many years of experience do you have in event planning within a higher education environment?
  • None/less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 6 years or more

    • What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)
  • No skills/Basic

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • Proficient

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover/Interest Letter

    Optional Documents

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