STEPS Assistant Conference Coordinator University of Kentucky University of Kentucky 697 reviews

Required License/Registration/Certification

Must have valid driver’s license and meet requirements to drive state vehicles.

Physical Requirements

Standing and sitting for long periods of time.

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 30 lbs.


Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5:00 pm; May include overnight travel on evenings when in person trainings start back up.

Job Summary

This is a temporary full-time position, 40 hour per week. This position includes travel (average six nights a month) throughout the state on evenings and overnight to facilitate workshops and training events when in-person trainings resumes. Responsibilities during workshops include assisting instructors, coordinating registration and facilitating the workshop. Administrative duties include producing preliminary budgets for workshops, preparing financial documents for each training event and finalizing payments. This person will correspond with facilities, confirm instructors, and prepare materials for workshops/events as well as provide general office assistance. This position will oversee specialty projects such as Highway Slope, Highway Structures Level I and Bucket Truck training. While working remotely, this position is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of webinars, this means working with instructors, taking attendance, and working with the Training Program Manager to update material for online web-based courses. This position will also work in our Learning Management System (Canvas) to compile exam data, and review course modules. This position will also be required to maintain quality customer service as well as market the Technology Transfer Program.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

This position requires exceptional skills with Microsoft Office to include MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Must be able to multi-task, ability to pay close attention to details such as financial record keeping and following established procedures. Communicate well both verbally and written with good presentation skills. Always providing quality customer service.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree with experience in event planning, project planning, administrative office work including but not limited to producing preliminary budgets, financial records for each training event, preparing processing payments.

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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