Utah State University

Assistant Event Coordinator I

City Price Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/8/2022 1:43 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Customer Service/Support
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours a week
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Student Affairs
Advertised Salary
$24,000, plus excellent benefits


This position is located in Price, Utah and will work at the USU Eastern campus. The Assistant Coordinator serves as the liaison between administration, faculty, students and community members, and Event Services. This position plays a key role to work with patrons to plan and coordinate the details, logistics, catering, etc. of events being scheduled on campus. They provide support and assistance to the Event Services Coordinator and staff to ensure scheduled events meet the standards of quality and service set forth by Event Services at USU Eastern.


  • Serves as the liaison between Event Services and administration, faculty, and staff for internal events.
  • Oversees and assists with the day-to-day operations of events.
  • Utilizes appropriate software to schedule and capture event details.
  • Provides hands-on support and assistance for assigned events.
  • Provides support to Event Services Coordinator and staff.
  • Performs office management duties and record keeping, including scheduling, filing, preparing paperwork, ordering supplies, and/or managing inventories.
  • Represents the department/program in a positive manner with students, staff, faculty, and the community.
  • Seeks ways to improve efficiency of services and develops processes to streamline procedures.
  • Advises internal event patrons about program specific requirements, regulations, services, etc.
  • Coordinates program/department activities including, conferences and events.
  • Coordinates catering requests with Dining Services.
  • Coordinates set-up and clean-up of assigned events.
  • Guides student and/or part-time employees with event procedures.
  • Provides consultation and expertise to students, faculty, and/or staff in the use of specialized services and equipment.
  • Prepares invoices for events and coordinates billing/collections with Administrative Assistant.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to make routine decisions.
  • Skilled in creative problem solving.
  • Skilled with basic office equipment, including printers, copiers, and telephone systems.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Maintain accurate records and details about scheduled events.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Scheduling and strong organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential business data and personal information.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to take initiative and work without close supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in event planning and coordination.
  • Aptitude is required. Preference given to applicants with previous event planning and coordination experience and/or Audio/Visual presentation experience.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$24,000, plus excellent benefits


This position requires moderate physical effort.  Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position, including lifting up to 25 pounds, walking and standing.  Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.


University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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