Position title
Event Coordinator

The Event Coordinator is responsible for facilitating various special events and gatherings for Aquinas College. The Event Coordinator provides general support for advancement and receptionist activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Event Coordinator must be consistent at all times, in example and expression, with the tenets and morals of the Roman Catholic faith as articulated by the magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. The Event Coordinator must witness by her/his public behavior, actions, and words a life consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and supportive of the mission of Aquinas College.
  • The Event Coordinator coordinates and implements various special events, gatherings, and luncheons for Aquinas College. This includes a variety of community-building, fundraising, donor and alumni cultivation events.
  • The Event Coordinator obtains feedback from participants after events and suggests appropriate changes for future improvements.
  • The Event Coordinator receives visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately.
  • The Event Coordinator answers, screens, and forwards incoming phone calls.
  • The Event Coordinator supports and manage volunteers.
  • The Event Coordinator seeks sponsorships and other donations related to events.
  • The Event Coordinator collaborates with and assists the Siena Hall Coordinator as needed to meet the needs of groups using Siena Hall or the Aquinas Center.
  • The Event Coordinator provides general support for advancement activities.
  • The Event Coordinator performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement.


The individual fulfilling this position would need to have strong planning and organization skills and give careful attention to detail, ensuring that all details are in order for each event. Strong positive interpersonal communication skills are required, as the position requires working well with a variety of people. He or she should be able to work independently and possess personal initiative and a strong work ethic. This position works closely with the Advancement Assistant and is under the direct supervision of the President of Aquinas College. Flexibility in hours is occasionally required in order to meet event needs.


Regular hours are Monday through Thursday from noon until 3pm from mid-August through mid-May. Additional hours may be requested, based on schedule of events and availability of the Event Coordinator. The anticipated time commitment is 12-15 hours/week during the academic year.

Send cover letter with resume to Ms. Margaret Ledet at ledetm@aquinascollege.edu.

Aquinas College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, sex, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


Aquinas College, as a Catholic institution, exists for the primary purpose of giving witness to Gospel truths and forming and educating students in the Catholic faith. Accordingly, to the greatest extent permitted by law, it reserves the right to make all decisions, including employment related decisions, based on principles of Catholic theological and moral teaching and in accord with the mission of Aquinas College. The College’s right to adhere to its religious principles in hiring is protected under the law, including without limitation, the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and the related ministerial exception, as well as the religious exemptions included in Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The respectful discussion of, instruction in, and adherence to Catholic moral teachings and doctrine is an important part of the mission of Aquinas College, and is not discrimination or harassment.

Job Location
Nashville, TN
Date posted
October 10, 2022

Send cover letter with resume to Ms. Margaret Ledet at ledetm@aquinascollege.edu.

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