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Program Coordinator-Sports Nutrition Conference (TEMPORARY) (Part Time)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator-Sports Nutrition Conference (TEMPORARY) (Part Time)
Department Nutritional Sciences-Ins (0123)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is looking for a part time conference coordinator to assist in organizing event details for the Sports Nutrition Conference: Fueling Practice and Play on October 12, 2018. The conference coordinator must provide their own phone and computer, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the conference including maintaining communications with speakers, sponsors, volunteers and participants. More specifically, the position involves attending all conference planning meeting and coordinating activities including speaker travel and meal arrangements, facility equipment set up, managing registration details, releasing marketing materials, communicating with sponsors, organizing volunteer participation and and sending follow-up communications. The conference coordinator must be available to attend and oversee the running of the conference all day on October 12th. The coordinator will work for Ronnie Mullins, the Chair of the Conference, and will work in collaboration with the Conference Committee members. Desk space is available in Ronnie’s office for use if needed.

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Duties & Responsibilities

● Attend conference planning committee meetings
● Administrative duties – Maintain all event records, print conference materials, send thank you and follow-up communications
● Work with speakers – Obtain bios and presentation materials, request equipment needs, plan and coordinate travel, lodging and dinner reservations
● Facilities – Organize and confirm presentation equipment, seating, and food
● Registration – Manage registrations and breakout session bookings, work with department staff to manage deposits
● Marketing – Manage database of target audience contacts, release marketing materials
● Sponsors – Maintain a list of sponsors and contributions
● Volunteer – Organize volunteer participation
● Ensure the conference is running smoothly and according to the schedule

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Please see the Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 5-10
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $18 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24641
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 03/05/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 10/13/2018
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates


Open Date 02/22/2018
Review Start Date 02/27/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
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    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents