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Program/Project Coordinator

Apply now Department: 3670001300 SVP Exec Affair, Engmt & Pship
Job no: 517259
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid and/or Remote eligible (must reside in US)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Event Management / Services
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

Interdisciplinary Programs and the Office of Engagement is actively seeking an Interdisciplinary Program Engagement Coordinator. In this role, the incumbent would be responsible for event planning and logistical support, travel management, program support such as the development of presentation materials and assisting with special projects, as well as overall administrative support.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Handling day-to-day coordination of events and programs including working closely with internal teams and external partners to ensure seamless event execution.
  • Developing marketing materials and social media campaigns to advertise and inform interested parties of programs and events.
  • Coordinating in-state and out-of-state travel including searching flights, booking hotels, submitting travel requests, and managing submission of receipts and reimbursements.
  • Assisting in the preparation of materials, presentations, and reports for various program activities.
  • Serving as a point of contact for Interdisciplinary Programs, providing requested information and directs inquiries appropriately.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid and/or remote worksite. Dependent on candidate selection, work may be performed on employer premises, designated assignment location and/or performed fully in a remote capacity.  An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and communication tools.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
  • Previous experience in project coordination, customer service, or administrative roles is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, exhibiting a proactive approach to identifying and implementing solutions.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$25.96 - $30.84 hourly ($54,000 - $64,140 annually)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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