University Guest Services Coordinator

Job Description:               Henderson State University invites applications for the position of University Guest Services
                                                Coordinator. The university seeks a dynamic, innovative, and visionary individual to deliver an
                                                excellent experience for our campus guests, including prospective students and their families.
                                                The University Guest Services Coordinator will coordinate, implement and execute campus
                                                events for prospective students including facility selection, menu planning, transportation
                                                arrangements, and multimedia.

Working collaboratively with the Associate Provost of Enrollment Services and Admissions, the Guest Services Coordinator will conduct comprehensive experience coordinating professional events  for the Office of Enrollment Services and Admissions for a wide variety of events including the recruitment of prospective students. This position will coordinate and supervise the HSU Reddie Ambassador Student Organization. The University Guest Services Coordinator will maintain and manage the Department of Enrollment Services and Admissions’ master calendar of events in coordination with the university calendar; serve as a liaison with the university community; provide guidance and advice on-site and in advance of events; schedule individual and group visits to campus; and communicate with students, parents and/or groups regarding campus tours and campus preview days. With oversight from the Associate Provost of Enrollment Services and Admissions, the Guest Services Coordinator will develop and maintain comprehensive budgets and be responsible for controlling costs and tracking expenditures.

Qualifications:                  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with
                                           a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff,
                                                and students. In pursuit of this commitment, the successful candidate will need excellent
                                                interpersonal communication skills, excellent oral and written communication skills. The
                                                individual must be extremely organized, and capable of effectively managing multiple projects
                                                simultaneously with minimal supervision. Excellent computer skills are required and include proficiency using a variety of Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel, as well as
                                                Google apps. At a minimum, the candidate must hold an earned baccalaureate degree from an
                                                accredited institutions of higher education and have two to three years of experience coordinating professional events or in a closely related field.

Salary:                                  Commensurate with experience.

The University:                                 Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000                                                                                 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30.  Nestled in the foothills of the                                                  Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system,                                                  a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is                                                                             approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American                                                             treasures.  Please visit,, or                                                                                                      for more information about Henderson and our community.

Application:                       For optimal consideration, application materials must be received by August 11, 2017.                            Applications should be forwarded to Jennifer Wright, Henderson State University Box 7560,               Arkadelphia, AR  71999 or via e-mail in PDF or MS Word format to ; Items to            be submitted include a letter of application, resume’, unofficial transcript(s) and the names,              addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references. 

The final applicants for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  Under the provisions of Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.