Senior Coordinator, Alumni Relations

University of Houston–Clear Lake
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$57,389 - $63,128
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Senior Coordinator, Alumni Relations


The Senior Coordinator, Alumni Relations will establish relationships with college deans, faculty, students and alumni to communicate university successes, needs and plans for the future. Will develop alumni communities based on affinity/UHCL priories to achieve strategic plan initiatives; prepare alumni and university community for the 50th anniversary and beyond; and develop strong overall and strategic alumni bonds with the goal of sustained engagement, increased service, and contributions. With the Director Alumni Relations, assess needs of the university, alumni, and industry to determine how UHCL may assist in assuring mutual benefit.


  • Develop and coordinate creation of alumni communities that support industry affinities, enrollment, and Student Alumni Association efforts to educate current students regarding the role of active alumni.
  • Organize and coordinate alumni functions with emphasis on one or more of the following: local and regional chapters, alumni publications, fund raising support, recognition and awards, reunions, homecoming, travel programs, alumni and/or student relations, and other special events and services.
  • Provide staff assistance to Alumni Association committees and alumni groups in support of and to advance alumni activities; liaise with the Alumni Partnership to ensure common alumni/university goals.
  • Promote and foster effective alumni relations through regular written communication and personal contact with constituent groups. Facilitate and utilize existing and new print and digital Alumni communications (such as the Alumni Newsletter, Social Media and professional network engagement opportunities) to ensure focused messaging, and to help meet engagement and giving goals/metrics.
  • Evaluate and monitor effectiveness of programs/services and identify problems, recommend improvements and institute changes. When necessary, may act as designated representative or leader on behalf of Director in their absence.
  • Serve as a conduit of information between alumni relations activity and the institution. Work closely with the Development and Special Events team in support of cultivation and solicitation of alumni, networking events, and other alumni-gatherings.
  • Provide support to Director on annual awards process and alumni gala in the areas of event development, and purpose and outcomes. Responsible for managing activities held on or off-campus, including some evenings and on weekends, to meet objectives. (Homecoming, Commencement, etc.).
  • Work with Director and other alumni/development staff to assure coordination and continual development of total alumni relations program. Recommend long and short-range goals and overall strategic, operational, and creative direction of alumni programs.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Communications to ensure alumni relations communications are designed, scheduled and transmitted on a timely basis and perform related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business or a related field.
  • Minimum three years of experience in sales, marketing, public relations or event planning which has involved direct face-to-face contact with clients, customers, or members of the public.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of alumni strategies that enhance effectiveness of the university's relationships.
  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to create print and digital communications using multi-channels.
  • Strong MS Office skills, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, etc.
  • Skilled in web-editing platforms as well as the ability to learn platforms quickly in order to maintain the Alumni Relations webpages.
  • Must be detail oriented with sound project management and reporting skills.
  • Adept at managing multiple projects, volunteers, events and communication development with the ability to prioritize projects to meet dynamic deadlines.
  • Must be an active listener who is decisive and confident in taking charge to honor university mission and the strategic plan.
  • Desired:

    Successful experience with volunteer committees, councils, boards.

    Experience serving in leadership roles with alumni.

    Demonstrated success with volunteer recruiting and management.

    Experience with CRMS such as Blackbaud products.

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume

    Notes to Applicant:

    Full-time position with benefits. Background check required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a resume. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.

    Salary: $57,389 - $63,128 per year


    : Full-time

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    : Apr 10, 2023, 11:48:42 PM

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