Alumni Affairs Director Associate Senior

Lexington, KY
Sep 01, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position plays an integral role in the communications, public relations, and marketing strategies for the UK Alumni Association and the university. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to: development and execution of print and electronic communications; oversight of website, electronic newsletter, and social media; development and implementation of broadcast email policy; assistance with the association's non-dues revenue program; and maintenance of brand integrity and visual identity. This position also provides oversight of Annual and Life Alumni Member Programs and the Wildcat Society Program, including marketing, budgeting, and service and benefits administration. In addition, this position serves as Editor of the Kentucky Alumni Magazine, including planning, scheduling, content editing, designing, printing, distributing, and assisting contributing writers.

Job Title
Alumni Affairs Director Associate Senior

Requisition Number

Working Title
Associate Director for Communications and Membership

Department Name
14300:Alumni Relations

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be able to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Monday-Friday; some weekends.


MS Windows, Excel, Adobe Photoshop.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's in Communications and/or Marketing.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe how your experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe any related experience you have regarding publications, editing and/or proofreading.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of public relations/media relations experience do you have at a higher education institution?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please describe your past experience related to professional writing, editing, and graphic design.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How many years of experience do you have in graphic design, specifically the layout and design of marketing pieces?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Describe your paid work experience in working on an alumni magazine or higher education publication of at least 40 pages or more. Please reference your experience with content determination, writing, layout, editing, publishing and distributing.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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