Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all. You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Job SummarySimmons University is looking for a Projects and Events Coordinator to join the Center for Excellence in Teaching (?CET?). Reporting to the Director, the Projects and Events Coordinator is responsible for the planning and execution of CET events, programs, and workshops. From planning and managing event logistics to implementing a marketing strategy, the Program Coordinator will play a pivotal role in supporting the CET and its impact on the Simmons community. This position is a great fit for someone who thrives on variety in their day-to-day work, enjoys learning, takes pride in the quality of their work, and is adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously.Founded in 2012, the Center for Excellence in Teaching provides a wide array of programs and services to support Simmons's long-standing dedication to excellence in teaching. CET collaborates with and provides structured support for faculty and staff across Simmons to design engaging and effective courses and curricula; apply innovative, evidence-based teaching practices; and build collaborative, inclusive, and equitable learning communities. CET staff design programs and services to build a teaching community across disciplines, facilitate the sharing of ideas and resources, encourage collaboration, and provide a space for innovation and experimentation.Responsibilities:Plan logistics for CET events and programs, including but not limited to coordinating scheduling, preparing workshop materials, coordinating with external vendors, making arrangements with guest speakers, and managing assessment and attendance data;Develop and implement an on-site support plan to set up and manage event logistics during events, including set up, serving as a host/greeter, proactively resolving problems before and throughout the event, and communicating progress to other CET staff;Collaborate on an innovative marketing strategy for each event, including designing posters and other materials, both printed and electronic;Provide on-site support for classroom observations and student focus groups, including taking notes on student comments and preparing a summary document for follow-up consultation sessions;Oversee and manage day-to-day operations of the Center including managing data and records needs, ordering office supplies, completing paperwork, maintaining room reservations, and taking minutes at committee meetings;Other responsibilities as assigned, including providing occasional administrative or event support for the Provost?s office and/or Undergraduate Program.Qualifications:Bachelor?s degreeA minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience, preferably in an office, non-profit, or higher education setting;Previous experience planning and supporting events;Familiarity with graphic design and/or creating marketing material preferred;Prior experience in a public-facing role, serving as a key point of contact;Flexibility and adaptability to shifting priorities;Ability to collaborate effectively across offices and work well as part of a team;Excellent communication skills, written and verbal;Strong skills in time management, project prioritization, and attention to detail;Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as required.Required Application Materials: ResumeCover LetterSalary GradeH06Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Desig...n: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/