Undergraduate Admissions Event Coordinator – UT

Event Coordinator (Coordinator I) for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Pay Grade 40

The University of Tennessee is searching for a highly motivated, creative, and well organized individual to plan, organize and execute high profile recruitment events for the Office ofUndergraduate Admissions. This is an exciting opportunity to positively impact university enrollment goals and community relations and promote a positive image of the universitythroughout the region, state and nation


Plans, implements, supports and manages strategic recruiting events designed to attract competitive out-of-state and in-state students.  Responsible for coordinating event experiences that engage, cultivate and educate parents, alumni, prospective students, counselors, etc., increasing interest in the University of Tennessee.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) site selection, program development, and all event logistics. Ensure the presentation of a consistent message.  Create organized, structured and measurable event production plans. Conduct post-event analysis.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required and Master’s preferred. Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with the proven ability to work collaboratively as a team player as well as develop and foster communication and teamwork with a diverse audience. Careful attention to detail with a high level of accuracy. Strong project coordination skills with the ability to create comprehensive event timelines from conception through follow-up. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to exercise sound judgment when making decisions or recommendations. Demonstrated proficiency with a variety of software applications, including MS Office. Strong organization skills with the proven ability to balance competing priorities, complex situations within tight deadlines.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

Ability to manage and develop event budgets. Knowledge of university policies and procedures. Demonstrated skills with a variety of databases and web-based applications.


Applications should include: (1) a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, (2) Resume, and (3) the names and contact information (addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses) of three to five references.


Please apply online.


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.