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Coordinator of Conferences and Special Events

Simpson College seeks an individual who is energetic, hard-working, highly motivated and committed to providing superior customer service to all clients as well as assisting with the management of the Conference Office staff.

Position Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Schedule events using scheduler software
  • Coordinate logistics and services for events, may include attending some evening and weekend events;         
  • Responsible for IT needs of department, including software, generating reports and campus-wide training.
  • Prepare agreements, invoices, correspondence, and maintain financial reports for the department
  • Train and assist in supervision of work-study students during the academic year.

Minimum Knowledge skills and abilities required:

Superior customer service skills, attention to detail to maintain and manage multiple priorities; possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft word and excel with a desire and ability to learn and use specialized computer software systems. Is a self-starter who is capable of working independently with minimal direct supervision; has the ability to demonstrate organizational and communication skills; and is able to assist internal and external clients with a wide range of tasks.

It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities and individuals who are bilingual (Spanish) to apply.   The entire Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found here.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Employment will require a criminal background check, which may include, but is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for three professional references to:

Human Resources, Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125

or by e-mail to:


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.