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