Education Programs Coordinator (Part-Time)

Posting Open Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Application Review Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Description of Work: 

The Coordinator for the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues is responsible for the overall planning of the Forum. Responsibilities include researching of Forum topics, contacting speakers, and negotiating speaker contracts and the planning, scheduling, budgeting, and promotion of speaking engagements. Interacts closely with E.N. Thompson Program Committee and other groups/individuals closely involved with the Forum. As Fellowship Advisor, responsible for meeting with students about national and international fellowship possibilities and assisting with their personal statement and application submissions. When not dedicating time to E.N. Thompson Forum Coordination, the Education Program Coordinator will support the Lied Center Education department with coordination tasks related to but not limited to the Arts Across Nebraska program and other education programs.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in communication, education, marketing or business related field plus 2 years of related experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience in administrative coordination necessary. Strong coordination skills and ability to multi-task to achieve results essential. Must be proficient with computer software to complete research and ability to communicate with others. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work one-on-one with others and in groups essential. Attention to detail required.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience in program coordination and project management preferred. Demonstrated global understanding and interest in the well-being of Nebraskans helpful. Personal experience/connection to Nebraska’s rural communities is beneficial. Prefer experience in marketing/promotions, fundraising, planning and implementing educational programs. Possession of unique perspective on diversity and a passion to advance institutional diversity, equity and inclusion efforts desirable.

Posted Salary: 
$24,040 (6.25 FTE)
For questions or accommodations, please contact: 

Natalie Stroud:

Job Type: 
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5): 

Irregular hours, nights and weekends as needed, some travel.

Planned Hire Date: 
Monday, October 15, 2018