Washington University of St. Louis Center for Experiential Learning, Olin School of Business in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Center for Experiential Learning in the Olin School of Business at the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions


The Program Coordinator works closely with CEL leadership to provide the administrative support necessary for department and program operations, coordinates communication efforts, and manages the execution of key events as needed, collaborating with student groups and teams. Key to this position is excellent relations with students, external clients/partners, vendors, WU staff and faculty. Requires strong administrative, interpersonal, organizational and project management skills.


1. Office Administration and Department Communications

  • Serve as lead for management of department calendar, providing scheduling support for key meetings, events, and classes, including responsibility of all related logistical needs
  • Serve as the point of contact for all communications/messaging related matters including marketing, advertising and related correspondence for events, working closely with Olin’s Marketing and Communications team as needed
  • Lead Center-wide communications for office to ensure all messaging is consistent; collaborate with Olin’s Marketing and Communications team as needed in ensuring maintenance of online presence.
  • Provide logistical support for travel processes and procedures for Program Managers, including coordination with outside vendors/travel agents, etc.
  • Oversee the design, implementation and management of Center data dashboard to track data collection efforts for both internal (student) and external (client) stakeholders
  • Prepare and assist in the analysis of data and prepare related reports on student and client participation across all CEL programs
  • Build and maintain comprehensive library of completed program and student project files, working closely with Program Managers.
  • Collaborate with Olin’s accounting services to monitor Center budget, ensure timely processing of procard and expense reports for CEL office
  • Coordinate training, scheduling and provide direction for student worker(s), temp staff as needed

2. Event Management

  • Serve as a key member of planning and execution for CEL program events and course-related group activities, including coordinating vendors, setup and BEOs
  • Work with senior department staff, faculty/program directors and business development team members to plan and implement client and partner events and company visits and generate related correspondence
  • Ensure that CEL has appropriate tools to support service delivery (check-in at events, for appointments, etc.)
  • Negotiate favorable contracts with vendors and oversee set-up and logistics. Work closely with the CEL Director and Associate Director in providing administrated support and coordination
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours

Required Qualifications

  • High School degree and 5 years of related experience or Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year of related experience
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity and experience with Washington University systems and procedures
  • Having managed student workers and working with multiple constituencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Ability to multi-task without direct supervision
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Demonstrated ability to manage people and processes
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Quality of data – attention to detail

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $15.99 - $19.99 per hour.


  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • 22 vacation days

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Sick Time

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Office and Program Coordinator - Center for Experiential Learning, Olin School of Business - 41169

Job ID: 41169

Location: School of Business

Regular/Temporary: Regular