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Communications/Event Coordinator

Date: 11/10/2017

Position Title:
Communications/Events Coordinator

Department: Office of Advancement

Position Requirements and Preferences:

Bachelor’s degree preferred, excellent written communication skills, working knowledge of computer software programs, ability to work in environment of shifting priorities, excellent customer service skills.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for communicating to the public via broadcast media displaying an image of excellence to the general public and to all constituency groups.  Also, this position will oversee, coordinate and work on developing the conference business for the University, including academic/athletic camps for enrollment growth and revenue generation.


  • Represents the university in a positive manner for internal and external audiences
  • Represents the University to the media in a professional manner via print, social media and web
  • Proficient in Social Media and advances in technology-based media
  • Draft news releases and feature stories on behalf of the university
  • Prepare weekly features for Oskaloosa Herald and KBOE radio
  • Coordinates daily WPU/Barker Channel announcements
  • Oversee conferencing calendar

Reports to: Vice President for Advancement

Start Date: Immediatly

Replacement or New Position: Replacement

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Full-time

Closing Date of Posting: Until filled

Application Sent to:
Send letter of application and resume:

 Human Resources

William Penn University

201 Trueblood Avenue

Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577


Terms of Employment:
At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.