Planning & Reporting Coordinator

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Are you interested in learning more about business operations?  Would you like to help design strategies to overcome complex business challenges?  Are you passionate about helping Capella offer the best possible learner experience? 
The Planning & Reporting team applies workload- and resource-management principles to increase operational effectiveness in an ever-changing business environment. As a Planning and Reporting Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing the scheduling, work distribution and reporting for production units.  You will work closely with employees to coordinate day-to-day activities, partner with leaders to design and execute tactical plans, and play an integral role in optimizing business results.     
If you have the ability to manage multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy, are an effective communicator, and possess a desire to acquire new skills, the PAR team is looking for a candidate like you.



% Time
Job Functions & Standard Expectations
Monitor and Manage workload for production teams
  • Monitor work inventory levels and service levels in varied systems
  • Coordinate resources to prioritize completion of work
  • Evaluate business performance and recommend strategies to improve results
Administer the TotalView tool to plan and coordinate activities
  • Maintain schedules
  • Manage PTO planning and tracking
  • Handle email communications with staff and leaders
  • Coordinate meetings, training and events
  • Support company and departmental attendance policies


Produce and distribute operational reports
  • Maintain operational reports using Excel, Access, and Power Pivot
  • Collect and compile data
  • Monitor reports to identify trends
  • Produce reports in an accurate and timely fashion
Collaborate with leadership to ensure business objectives are met
  • Participate in daily and weekly planning sessions with business leaders
  • Execute business tactical plans
  • Communicate effectively with leaders to recommend action, interpret results, and deliver effective presentations



Required Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1 year experience in a production environment
  • Experience with business process workflows   



Capella University
Capella Tower
225 S. 6th St., 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402

This is an on-site position located at Capella’s downtown Minneapolis headquarters. It requires the ability to work in downtown Minneapolis and in a high-rise corporate office setting.  Typical of a corporate office setting, Capella’s office space: 

  • is designed with an open work space setting and common fluorescent lighting 
  • includes frequent co-worker interaction and corresponding noise levels 
  • is subject to inside environmental conditions 

Sedentary work: 

  • this role is mainly a sedentary role with frequent sitting and occasional walking and/or standing.   
  • this role involves frequent usage of a telephone, PC and standard monitors.    
  • this role has minimal lifting requirements, may require exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects 

Requires minimal (0–10 percent) business travel: 

  • may occasionally require travel to on-site Capella events such as Commencement or off-site Capella University leadership meetings as requested and based on business needs. All travel must be pre-approved and arrangements made according to Capella’s policies/procedures.


  • the University’s general office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. Work hours and starting times may vary depending on the job and the business needs. Some positions will have a specified starting time, and may be earlier or later, depending upon business requirements.
  • the normally scheduled workweek for all full-time employees consists of 40-45 hours.
About Capella

Capella University is an online university built on graduate degrees, with more than 35,000 students throughout the U.S. and in other countries. Founded in 1993 to provide advanced educational opportunities for working professionals, Capella has become a national leader in online education, offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs. The university's success is built upon a culture that promotes human potential, achievement, innovation, integrity, collaboration, and teamwork. Capella Education Company (CPLA), parent company of Capella University, is publicly traded on the NASDAQ. Capella Education Company was named to the Inc. 500 Hall of Fame for being listed as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies for 7 consecutive years. Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.

Higher Learning Commission contact information:, 800.621.7440

Equal Employment Opportunity

Capella is committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden our academic experience and to reflect the diversity within our learner community. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university and our corporate offices. Our goal is to create academic and business communities that are rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Capella is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled and Protected Veteran employer.  Visit the link below to access the EEO is the Law poster.


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