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Event Coordinator Assistant (Internship Eligible)

Position Title: Event Coordinator Assistant (Internship Eligible)

Employment Type: Professional support, General office Support, Event Coordination

Reports To:  Assistant Director for Noncredit Programs

Pay Range: Please see the Student Salary Schedule -


Essential Job Functions:

Professional and Continuing Education is looking for an energetic and organized Event Coordinator Assistant to provide support staff in the Professional and Continuing Education unit that supports the coordination of noncredit training and events in multiple formats (in-person, hybrid, and online). In this job, your duties will include assisting with testing equipment needed for training, day-of setup, and running general errands to aid the outreach program manager or other members of the team. This position will also assist the program managers by helping out with administrative tasks associated with different programs within the unit. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize event documentation
  • Equipment setup and testing
  • Assist with set up and tear down of events
  • Answering phone calls
  • Assisting with enrollment and reporting of workforce development participants
  • Other office duties as assigned


Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • Current student at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside
  • High school diploma or GED certificate required
  • Able to multitask and manage deadlines
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with or ability to learn various online platforms (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.)
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation


Salary and Benefits:

Please see the Student Salary Schedule -


Application Process:

Applications must be submitted electronically through our student employment portal, Handshake.

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)

Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Transcripts will be required upon hire.