Student Events Coordinator

Position Announcement:
Student Events Coordinator for the UofL Women’s Center


The student events coordinator is a currently enrolled U of L graduate student and is responsible (in conjunction with office staff) for planning and coordinating programs and projects that directly benefit students. These projects may include current programs such as Campus Talks, Post Doc luncheons and conferences, lectures and discussion groups.

  • As a member of the Center Staff, the Student Events Coordinator may work directly with staff and students on existing Women’s Center programs such as WC six student groups’ programs and projects. (The groups include: American Association of University Women (AAUW), U of L; Empowering Ladies Together (ELT); Student Parent Association (SPA); Women 4 Women Student Board; United Nations Association (UNA) Women at U of L; and U of L Women’s Student Veteran Support Group.
  • The Student Events Coordinator will also assist with the Kentucky Women’s Book Festival; the annual Women’s Empowerment Luncheon and the Tampon Task Force committee by serving on the planning committees and/or providing research.
  • As a member of the University community, the coordinator will utilize existing Women Center alliances and build new alliances on campus with academic departments, diversity offices, and student involvement offices. Past involvement included; the Cultural Center, LGBT Center, International Center, Office of Student Involvement, the PEACC Program, Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, and the Resident Student Association. The coordinator is welcome, however, to develop working relationships with other on-campus organizations.
  • Additional responsibilities include researching Women Center projects; being available to serve as an advocate for women students by responding to their needs and collaborating with the other members of the Women’s Center staff on special projects.

The ideal candidate for this position is a well-organized self-starter with excellent communication skills; proficiency in the use of social networking media such as Facebook & Twitter; developing programs using adobe and other marketing skills; an advanced stage of developing feminist sensibilities—from curious about some aspect of women’s issues to passionately committed to women’s equality. Strong facilitation and project management skills are a plus. Duties may include evening hours to supervise student meetings.

This position is approximately, 10 hours per week, starting wage $10.00 per hour, and is designed for a UofL student who would appreciate the opportunity to work in a setting that reflects an interest in women’s issues. The position offers the possibility of applying skills in creating programs for the university community.

Applications/resumes must be emailed to womenctr@louisville.edu or mail your application to the U of L Women’s Center, Room 4, Administrative Annex Building, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY no later than July 9, 2018 for the current academic year.

To apply: submit a letter of application stating why you would like to work at the
Women’s Center, describing the strengths you would bring to the job and your ideas for
involving students. Please include name and contact information for three references.