Bachelor's degree in related field required. Masters in Higher Education or related field is preferred.
Online App: 15832
The Coordinator of Events & New Student Orientation facilitates planning and execution of on-campus and off-campus recruitment events as well as New Student Orientation. The incumbent plans, coordinates and implements all aspects of Admissions recruitment and orientation programs in collaboration with stakeholders across the university. Duties include reserving facilities, managing resources, tracking registrations, training and supervising student staff, and orchestrating support for and execution of scheduled events. The incumbent serves as a member of the Welcome Center operations staff. The position works in close collaboration with the Director of Conferencing and Events in support of all activities to promote EKU to prospective students.
Three years of experience working with new student programming and event execution is required.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .