Alumni Affairs Coordinator

Job description

Job Title: Alumni Affairs Coordinator
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48725

College of Law – Office of Alumni Affairs and Development

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed here.


This position coordinates alumni relations and annual giving activities of the College of Law by managing and directing designated functions for the law school's Office of Development & Alumni Affairs.

Assists in the management, administrative direction, and coordination of staff and activities for the law school’s Office of Development & Alumni Affairs. Participates in strategic planning, staffing decisions, and calendar planning. Recommends and implements departmental priorities. Analyzes and makes decisions on office operation needs to include staffing, work flow, equipment, and materials. Serves as back-up in absence of Director.

Oversees and manages in-house alumni database, Raiser's Edge. Provides database guidance and training for Raiser's Edge and the FSU Foundation's Blackbaud CRM. Creates, maintains, and reviews processes and procedures. Sets up queries and exports of information in database to meet the needs of the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs, faculty, staff, and alumni. Maintains records and reports for matters related to the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs.

Assists Director of Alumni Outreach and Engagement in planning, development, and execution of all alumni and fundraising activities for the College of Law. Plans various aspects of multiple high profile events, including Homecoming tailgate, Homecoming alumni reception, 50-Year Alumni Brunch, Alumni Association Board of Directors meetings, annual recognition event for Student Giveback Campaign, and other ad hoc events.

Oversees coordination of departmental information and services. Works with executive level administrators, faculty and staff within the law school and with external departments, alumni, vendors, and community members.

Performs additional duties as required to assure the smooth operations of the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs.


A Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant work experience is required, or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.

Applicants must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) or equivalent software, Adobe Acrobat or similar software, and Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and/or CRM database(s). Knowledge of standard office procedures, equipment and etiquette is essential.

Must be able to independently prioritize multiple work assignments to meet deadlines; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and, to maintain effective working relationships with students, co-workers, direct reports and supervisors, faculty and alumni. Must also be able to interact professionally with a wide variety of external constituents.

A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is also required.


A Bachelor's degree and experience in a higher education, advancement/development, or legal office is preferred. Experience with event management and/or supervising multiple employees is also preferred.

Contact Info

Becky Shepherd

Florida State University College of Law

[email protected]

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipated salary range of $38,000-$42,000

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Position is full-time, M-F, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Occasional night/weekend hours during special events.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

The College of Law prefers that applicants attach a resume and cover letter to the online application.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time