Coastal Carolina University — Special Events Coordinator

The Office of Special Events is accepting applications for a Special Events Coordinator (Program Coordinator I). 

Duties will include, but are not limited to: maintains the flow of information in the Office of Special Events generates required correspondence, manages all mailings, creates event folders, maintains event files, scans documents, makes copies, answers office telephone. Prepares, edits, and proofreads informational materials for internal and external communication. Prepares Purchase Requisitions and Food Expense Justification (FEJ) forms in a timely manner post-event. Direct monitoring and reconciliation of staff procurement card and travel card expenses. Manage all commencement ceremonies to include: scheduling meetings and locations of full commencement committee members, placing work orders, securing vendors, and requesting and organizing volunteers. Coordinates catering specifications and submits room reservations through 25Live. Prepares prerequisite work orders for room set-up, transportation, and audio visual. Coordinate the mailing, ticket requests and payment for the President’s Football Suite for all Board of Trustee members and Legislators. Receive guest responses for football, basketball and baseball suite and in turn mail guest packages to include tickets, parking pass, and gameday information 

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of relevant program experience are required. Experience in a University setting and budget analysis are preferred. 

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

Interested applicants may apply on line at: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Deadline for applications: March 7, 2022. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Program Coordinator 1 (AH35 / 61122724/FTE-S00566P) full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 05. Normal work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with evening and weekend work as needed. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.