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Kansas Employer Office and Project Coordinator in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12981581

University Overview

Wichita State University has a long tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship that spurs the economy and serves the needs of the local community. This is the place where anything is possible. Where collaboration and innovative ideas shape the future, and entrepreneurship is in our bones. If you have the creativity, passion and insight to help us build a brighter future for our city, state and worldthis is the place where you belong.

Position Specific Responsibilities

We are looking for a team member who excels in enhancing office operations and supporting projects within the sub-departments of Commencement, Community Education, University Events & Meeting Services, Lifelong Learning, Badge Courses & Conference Office.

Recurring tasks needing attention:

Dept billing & purchasing, receiving of income, inventory, triage &/or address inquiries while greeting visitors regularly, and juggle scheduling of people & events for the various sub-depts. Manage the time, resources & monies of the business unit, ensuring the team is operating at the highest capacity and smoothly to truly make impacts both large and small.

Our ideal teammate:

A sharp eye for details. The ability to multi-task in order to switch seamlessly between needs as they arise. Accepts challenges of shifting priorities maneuvering within deadlines to redesign task list with leaders. Consultative approach to processes in place when refinements are identified but focused on enhancing the systems in place to be at the highest level of efficiency. Build rapport with leaders of each area which guides the working relationship to accomplish needs. Confident in knowledge base within job scope to reach out &/or lean on internal support system to maintain dept atmosphere & positive customer interactions.

This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the universitys mission while gaining experience in a dynamic academic and community-facing environment. Dont miss your chance to shine, apply today!

Summary of Responsibilities

Coordinates and/or facilitates assigned project(s), which may include, but is not limited to, support for project timeline and deliverable tracking, team meeting and training logistics, and materials preparation. Coordinates the office activities of a department including the reception area, business operations, and facilities.

Essential Functions

Coordinates and schedules arrangements for meetings, conferences, and events. Performs clerical duties such as prepares and distributes correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written communications.\ Resolves office problems independently and facilitates solutions; confers with supervisor to resolve more complex situations.\ Coordinates, organizes and supports project promotion to targeted audience.\ Documents and tracks project progress compared to goals.\ Coordinates and/or facilitates project tasks as assigned.\ Monitors project plans, schedules and budgets.


Wichita State University is committed to inclusive excellence.WSUis the only urban-serving public university in Kansas and has the most diverse student body of all the Kansas state universities. Wichita State University recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran . Wichita State University has a clear goal in this regard: to be the place where our talented faculty and staff reflect and promote the evolving diversity of our society. We pride ourselves on being the most innovative university in Kansas, delivering the best educational experience to our students with the distinction for opening pathways to real-life learning, applied research and career opportunities that make people want to stay in Kansas. Our campus provides an experience that promotes all forms of diversity, equity and inclusion, a place to learn, work, live and play.