Job Description

Grand Canyon University’s Department of Welcome Programs is seeking a full time Events & Logistics Coordinator. The Events & Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and oversight of assigned events, programs, and activities which fall under the functions of the Department of Welcome Programs.


  • Coordinate events, initiatives, and programs to engage incoming students and assist them in preparing for campus life. 

  • Plan and execute event logistics for large initiatives including Welcome Week, Move-In, Move-Out, New Student Orientation, Orientation Groups, Spring Welcome, and Parent & Family Orientation. 

  • Oversee staffing and volunteer management process including recruitment, scheduling, day-of management, and debrief.  

  • Assist in recruiting, training, and mentoring student leader group as they plan and host events on behalf of the department. 

  • Lead planning and organizing event meetings to obtain information, activities, and details for specific events. 

  • Use Microsoft Excel or other relevant platforms to track and maintain lists containing staffing and relevant event logistics. 

  • Facilitate collaborative efforts with campus partners and vendors.

  • Maintain and expand knowledge of relevant systems, platforms, and resources to aid in managing and facilitating organizational details.

  • Assist with the mentorship of student leaders and provide direction for program responsibilities and tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required from a regionally accredited institution.

  • 2-years’ experience in event-planning role which requires high volume contact with customers, preferably in an education setting, interacting with students and parents.

  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

  • Must work varying schedules including evenings, holidays, and weekends when necessary.

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

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Posted 12 Days Ago

Full time


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