The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is pleased to announce an opening for a temporary part-time Public Awareness & Events Coordinator.
TO APPLY: Review the position description below and submit an online application no later than Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
QUESTIONS: Email CCARE at firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Temporary Part-Time Public Awareness & Events Coordinator” in the subject line.
CCARE investigates methods for cultivating compassion and promoting altruism within individuals and society through rigorous research, scientific collaborations, academic conferences, and public awareness events. CCARE provides a portfolio of education programs and public educational events on campus. More information
Purpose and Requirements
CCARE seeks to hire a temporary part-time Public Awareness & Events Coordinator to provide administrative and operational support for all CCARE public awareness initiatives and public events. The candidate must be able to demonstrate:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills ensuring effective communication of complex ideas to all levels of individuals, internal and external to the University.
- Attention to detail, proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and the willingness and ability to quickly learn new software.
- The ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment and work with minimal supervision.
- Successful completion of projects with minimal supervision and conflicting deadlines.
- Discretion and diplomacy when handling confidential information.
- Effective working relationships with contractors, all levels of staff, and the public.
- Successful development of solutions when problem-solving conflicting interests/priorities and navigating unknown processes. There will be times when unique situations will be presented to the candidate, and this individual will need to assess and analyze the situation and take appropriate action in a timely manner.
- Coordination of work performed by others when unable to complete tasks themselves.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Organizing events using venue request systems and managing logistics on and off campus.
- Publishing e-newsletters, editing websites (e.g., WordPress), and producing professional documents.
- Familiarity with social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and its use in public awareness campaigns.
- Experience with Reggie and Certain event registration systems. Must be skilled using, or willing to learn, Google Drive and Stanford Box.
4 year college degree or equivalent relevant work experience.
- Respond to inquiries by determining and taking appropriate action as required. Serve as a resource regarding a defined set of policies and procedures.
- Perform duties associated with scheduling, organizing, and operating conferences, seminars, and events, including recommending vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, coordinating logistics, and serving as liaison with internal and external vendors.
- Together with team, develop e-newsletters using Constant Contact.
- Maintain updated event files and complete closeout reports following events.
- Other duties may also be assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.