Job Description Description: Reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for developing, creating and implementing strategic programming and engagement opportunities for the Island University's 47,000+ Alumni and their current students. Specifically, the Assistant Director will work closely with Alumni Relations staff to interact with volunteers, chapter leadership, faculty, and key administration to develop, implement, and evaluate activities, programs, services, and communications to reach, serve, and engage alumni through as many opportunities, channels and methods as possible.
The Office of Alumni Relations supports the National TAMU-CC Alumni Association by working collaboratively with a volunteer Board of Directors, several committees and chapters. This position will also work closely with the entire Development and Institutional Advancement teams to ensure proper coordination of Alumni engagement.
Develop and implement strategies to increase alumni and student engagement.
Assist in and lead strategic planning for some key alumni events (both on and off campus).
Manage the alumni chapter program by providing support for chapters in planning, promoting and implementing a variety of events and programs.
Build University relationships and increase collaborations across campus.
Develop, contact, and maintain relationships with alumni, faculty, students, staff, and vendors.
Work with the Executive Director to understand and implement organization's strategic priorities and goals.
Serve in the absence of the Executive Director.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Six (6) years of full-time experience in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing or related field.
Additional education may be used to substitute for experience requirement to include:
Master's Degree and four (4) years' experience or
Doctoral Degree and two (2) years' experience
Ability to learn new strategies, build programming from scratch, and think creatively.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Good organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules.
Master's Degree in related field.
Three to five (3-5) years' experience in alumni relations, development, fundraising, or event management.
Experience with implementing non-event programming and engagement
Intermediate skills in Adobe Suite.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.