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Alumni Services Assistant

Employer
Angelo State University
Location
San Angelo, TX

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title:

Alumni Services Assistant

Position Number:

998356

Department:

Development & Alumni Relations

Salary:

$27,237 - $32,130

Job Summary/Description:

Reporting to and under the direction of the Director of Development and Alumni Services, the Alumni Services Assistant is responsible for supervising the day to day office management of the Alumni Association and its facilities.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

  1. Provides customer service to alumni, community members, friends of the university, and the general public. Serves as a point of contact for information concerning the activities of the office who is capable of responding to all inquires within established guidelines. Serves as receptionist for the department, greeting staff, faculty, students, visitors and others; provides routine information or minor interpretations of procedures, policies or practices; answers the telephone, addressing the caller in a professional, service-oriented manner; routes calls, takes messages, and/or makes appointments, as appropriate.
  2. Performs all tasks involved with the LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center Rentals. Provides event details and instructions to set up crew members both verbally, visually and in writing using provided events software packages. Controls event staffing performance before, during and after the conduct of events.
  3. Maintains records of accounts and expenditures for the Alumni Association; generates reports as needed; initiates and tracks inventory records; completes fiscal paperwork in compliance with university and state regulations. Works closely with the Treasurer of the board to ensure financial documents are prepared for the appropriate meetings.
  4. Assists with Alumni Association events and projects. Maintains Alumni Association social media and website.
  5. Assists Director in the development and implementation of policies within the office. Develops operating procedures, forms and systems. Plans, develops and facilitates changes in procedures, forms and practices, work flows, personnel assignments, and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of secretarial, clerical, and general office procedures and practices; knowledge of spelling, grammar, and punctuation; knowledge of academic and other higher education terminology and processes; knowledge of word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications and software.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; ability to type 45-55 WPM; ability to organize and complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner; ability to perform work requiring accuracy and attention to detail; ability to operate a variety of office equipment.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication as well as interpersonal relations.
  • Knowledge of the organization, functions, responsibilities and procedures of an Alumni Association office.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and related software.
  • Ability to organize, direct, and perform high level supervisory duties in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
  • Ability to identify problems within an office and to develop feasible solutions.
  • Ability to maintain a variety of complex records and to prepare reports from such records.
  • Ability to express ideas concisely and clearly, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform the full range of case processing duties.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude and interested in talking with people who have a connection to the university.
  • Excellent writing skills and the demonstrated ability to develop written reports and action plans.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

Office environment experience.

EEO Statement:

Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at [email protected].

Posting Number:

S451P

Open Date:

08/26/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Organization

Working at Angelo State University

Located in the heart of Texas, Angelo State University is a dynamic institution of higher education, and the second largest campus in the Texas Tech University System. A regional comprehensive institution granting master's level degrees and one doctorate, Angelo State University has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's "Best Colleges" since 2010 and by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2017 as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." Serving more than 10,000 students, ASU offers more than 100 majors and concentrations through our six colleges.

As more than half of ASU's graduates annually are first generation college students, they bring the motivation and work ethic that complement the commitment of ASU's faculty to teaching and scholarship. ASU's community of professionals is dedicated to preparing students to strive for success in their lives, in the growth of their communities, whether local or global, and in the pursuit of the common good of society.

ASU's 19:1 student-faculty ratio provides for personalized learning and results in accomplished graduates. The success of ASU alumni in graduate and professional school is superb and best exemplified by the average acceptance rate of more than 50 percent for medical school, compared to the statewide average of 35 percent.

Angelo State is an NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference member with highly competitive men's and women's teams in 13 sports. The ASU women's track and field team won the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championship, the fourth national title in school history.

Location

San Angelo is at the center of a thriving community of 100,000 people in west central Texas. San Angelo straddles the boundary between the Texas Hill Country and West Texas and offers the amenities of both, including rivers and lakes and boundless skies with dramatic sunsets. Situated on the banks of the Concho, San Angelo today is an artists' haven that supports public art common and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The city boasts a symphony orchestra whose annual Independence Day Concert, celebrated a day early on July 3, attracts as many as 35,000 visitors to the outdoor stage downtown on the Concho River.

The city has commuter air service from American Airlines and is within comfortable driving distance of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Lubbock. San Angelo offers the amenities of big city living with the slower pace, affordable cost of living and friendliness of a small town. With a host of shopping, restaurants, arts, culture, movies, outdoor recreation and family-oriented events, San Angelo has something for all tastes and interests.

History

The institution was founded in 1928 as a community college. By an act of the 58th Session of the Texas Legislature, the institution was designated as Angelo State College in 1965, the year it became a four-year, state-supported institution. The name was changed to Angelo State University in 1969. On Sept. 1, 2007, Angelo State University became a member of the Texas Tech University System.

ASU has a proud history of diversity, accepting Hispanics, who today make up more than 25 percent of the student population, from the very beginning. The institution enrolled African-Americans prior to Brown vs. Board of Education and one student broke the color barrier in Texas Intercollegiate football in 1953.

Academics

Angelo State offers courses through six colleges: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Science & Engineering; and Graduate Studies. The university is recognized for its strong undergraduate programs overall. For example, ASU's Physics Department has been recognized as one of the top undergraduate programs in the country. The university supports a young and vibrant Honors Program and continues a long tradition, begun in 1948, of encouraging international studies.

The university is also known for incorporating research into many undergraduate offerings. One recent bachelor's degree recipient, for instance, received the McClung Award for the Best Paper published in the BIOS, the official publication of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society. Another was one of eight graduate students nationally to earn a U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Fellowship to support his graduate research.

Campus

Angelo State University's campus is situated on 268 acres in the center of San Angelo. The campus is lined with native live oak and pecan trees as well as imported palm trees. In addition to being one of the prettiest campuses in the region, it is one of the safest in Texas. The campus has ultramodern facilities with state-of-the-art technology support. ASU is home to the State of Texas Data Center, one of the state's two such facilities, which provide sophisticated computer processing and disaster recovery services for agencies and universities. Additionally, the university operates a 6,000-acre farm with a Management, Instruction and Research Center that includes a state-of-the-art meat laboratory.

Working at Angelo State University

Community is a term often used to describe Angelo State University. This applies to the work culture where core values such as a strong work ethic, communication, caring, loyalty, teamwork and integrity permeate the organization of approximately 1,800 employees. While traditions exist at ASU, so does vision, vision to improve programs and to adapt to society's needs.

Angelo State University offers comprehensive benefits, retirement and work life programs designed to meet the needs of employees and their families. Employee amenities include fitness and dining facilities, tuition fee reimbursement for staff, dependent scholarships, and free Internet access service.

Angelo State University offers job opportunities in teaching, information technology, athletics, student programs, and administrative support, to name a few. The university's employee community is dedicated to preparing and supporting students to discover the potential in their lives and their communities. ASU invites interested individuals to search for job opportunities at http://www.angelo.edu.

 Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse workforce community.

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Telephone
325-942-2168
Location
2601 W. Avenue N
San Angelo
Texas
76909
United States
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