ALUMNI RELATIONS COORDINATOR
JOB NO.: 91327-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/CAREER INIT & CAREER SVCS
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Development, Alumni Affairs
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91327-AS
Working Title: Alumni Relations Coordinator
Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)
Hiring Department: A480500-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CAREER INIT & CAREER SVCS
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $43,432 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Bachelor's degree is required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A minimum of 1 year of professional experience (may include undergraduate or graduate level internship/practicum experience) in alumni relations, career services, development/advancement, external relations, recruitment, volunteer coordination, or related field.
Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:
-Understand and can communicate the value of a liberal arts education.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals in a diplomatic and professional manner, including both strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to interact with high-level professional and corporate individuals with confidence and professionalism.
-Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Resourcefulness in finding appropriate solutions to problems and initiative in presenting alternatives and implementing solutions to ensure effective change.
-Ability to anticipate problems and take necessary action to eliminate or mitigate potential negative effects.
-Ability to be flexible in working independently as well as collaboratively with co-workers, students, and departmental faculty and staff to achieve defined goals.
-Multicultural awareness and competence; ability to work in a diverse environment and serve constituents from a wide variety of backgrounds.
-Demonstrated initiative to lead, organize, and follow through with complex tasks to meet deadlines.
-Ability to research, properly evaluate information, and prepare concise, well-organized reports, summaries, and correspondence.
-Demonstrated ability to organize a diverse workload, to prioritize projects, and to establish strategies and action plans to achieve targeted objectives by noted deadlines.
-Ability to work a flexible schedule, attending evening and/or weekend events as needed; some evening and weekend hours are required to meet the needs of our students.
The Alumni Relations Coordinator reports to the Director of Career Advising and Communities and within the same unit as advising staff (professional and graduate level interns) and department relations. The individual in this position will create and implement a strategic engagement program that increases alumni involvement in the College of Letters & Science related to supporting the career development of students. Objectives of this position include the following: creation of an overall strategy to manage and support a plan to actively engage alumni in L&S Career and Internship Center activities, education and support of alumni to effectively support students and attain programmatic goals, and manage ongoing alumni stewardship activities.
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Instructions to applicants:
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To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.
For questions on the position, contact: Lauralee Wheeler at 608-262-2731 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 27 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 24 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time