Events Coordinator

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Law and School of International Affairs
Dean's Office
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs are seeking qualified, energetic applicants for an Events Coordinator. This individual will work independently or collaboratively to plan and manage private meetings, conferences, retreats, receptions, dinners, and other events and/or duties as assigned. Responsibilities include developing timelines, adhering to budgets, overseeing contract approvals, processing invoice payments, collaborating with other units, staff and outside constituencies in planning or implementation, disseminating information, supervising onsite set-up and changes, and troubleshooting. This position will schedule rooms and technology and create agendas and itineraries. The individual will provide direct support to the Dean’s office on administrative matters related to events and other administrative matters as assigned. Weekend and evening work may be required. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior logistical planning experience to include attendee registration, food and beverage, audiovisual, room set-ups, and post-evaluations is recommended. Previous experience with Word, Excel, Cvent or other event database management tools and executive calendar management is highly desirable. The successful candidate must possess exemplary interpersonal skills and demonstrate a genuine appreciation in working with diverse audiences and must be able to act independently as well as collaboratively.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088