Outreach and Events Coordinator

at University of Oregon (view profile)
Published January 25, 2024
Location Eugene, Oregon
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533260/outreach-and-events-coordinator
Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Bachelor's degree or three more years of relevant experience.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $19.72 - $29.96 per hour
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $19.72 - $29.96
Hourly or Salary? Hourly


The Outreach and Events Coordinator works to build bridges between UO Libraries and the communities we serve, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and donors. Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost and University Librarian for Central Services, this position will design, coordinate, and implement outreach initiatives to actively engage and foster strong relationships with our user communities. They will be responsible for managing a wide range of programming from Week of Welcome and finals stress-buster events for students to donor development and recognition celebrations. This position will showcase the fascinating facets of our library by developing and leading guided tours, focusing on areas such as art & architecture, services, conservation, and special collections. They will also collaborate closely with the Libraries Communications team to create compelling promotional content across various media platforms.

The Outreach and Events Coordinator also plays a pivotal role in donor outreach. They will organize key Libraries Advancement Council meetings, manage our donor recognition programs, and coordinate endowment reports, working across library departments to bring impactful insights to our donors. This position actively participates in campus-wide stewardship, collaborating with peers to constantly enhance our approach to donor relations. They will provide support to the Associate Director of Development assigned to Libraries within University Advancement, attend Advancement all-personnel meetings, and make significant contributions to Advancement initiatives and projects related to Libraries.

We welcome applications from candidates with diverse professional backgrounds, and we acknowledge that the professional competencies for this role can be developed in a variety of ways. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career trajectory, such as having skills and abilities gained outside a classroom context, or an equivalent skill set. If your unique background and experience make you qualified for this role, please help us see that by explaining them in your application materials.