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Texas Tech University Program Coordinator in Lubbock, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Program Coordinator

Position Description:

Supports the program director by performing administrative duties related to planning, directing and coordinating both the academic and operational activities of the program.

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Travel Required:

Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions:

  • Serve as the representative and point of contact of the University Career Center in the execution of in-person and virtual events.

  • Plan collaboratively with the University Career Center staff to create an annual calendar of events that maximizes potential impact and benefits in critical areas of employment recruitment in order to meet events and Career Center goals and objectives.

  • Collaborate with colleagues in the University Career Center and delegate event tasks as appropriate and other departments on campus to develop new events.

  • Develop productive working relationships with campus and community resources, counterparts on other TTU campuses, and other constituencies.

  • Provide leadership and direction in the execution of high-quality career fairs, career development events, and programs that advance employment priorities related to new, continuing, and graduating students, and high-profile employer relations.

  • Provide leadership and direction in the planning and execution of events for employment recruitment, employer cultivation and recognition, and ensure that Texas Tech University continues to meet employers’ recruiting goals.

  • Prepare pre- and post-event analysis, and assess opportunities to make recommendations for improving service to internal and external constituencies, and implement those improvements as appropriate.

  • Prepare, manage, and monitor event budgets, anticipating costs of production, technical, promotional needs, and overseeing the purchase of supplies and equipment for events.

  • Responsible for keeping an accurate and current list of career fair and event registrants/attendees and judicious fiscal billing for all

  • Responsible for the promotion of Career Center events, career fairs, webinars, and info sessions through the creation and distribution of a weekly newsletter to the TTU student body as well as content and images for other departmental newsletters.

  • Serve as the Career Center representative to Texas Tech Parent and Family Relations.

Grant Funded?:


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Schedule Details:

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field such as Event Design; Restaurant, Hotel, & Institutional Management; Communications; Hospitality; Marketing; Public Relations; Business; etc.

  • Several years experience with event planning, event promotion, managing multiple events simultaneously, information technology

  • Ability to multi-task.


University Career Center

Required Attachments:

Cover Letter, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group:

Office and Admn Wkrs All Other

Occasional Duties:

  • Serve as support and back-up for the front desk area as needed.

  • Lead special projects and assist with other University Career Center tasks as requested.



EEO Statement:

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications:

High school plus six years experience in related field. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?:


About the Department and/or College:

The University Career Center promotes each student’s learning experience by providing a centralized resource for Texas Tech students and alumni career development and by assisting employers in recruiting Texas Tech students and alumni.

The University Career Center seeks to assist students in their career development and education. The University Career Center not only provides an extensive "job bank" software, but we also provide counseling to students to explore deep into all the factors that influence their decision on careers. Through counseling efforts we can help students select career paths and internship endeavors.

Each person in the University Career Center plays a key role in helping us achieve our mission. Every contact with a student, employer, faculty, staff, alumni and parent represents us and Texas Tech University. Often, this is the only contact they may have with the university. Being positive, helpful, friendly and courteous is critical and vital to the individuals we serve.