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Alumni Engagement Coordinator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 7, 2018
Title Alumni Engagement Coordinator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Coordinator
  • Institutional Advancement
    Alumni Relations

Position Summary
The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the overall alumni engagement strategy of the UB School of Nursing (UBSON). Responsibilities will focus on engaging UB alumni (and friends) with the goal of building and sustaining meaningful relationships. Strong engagement efforts can increase future philanthropic participation and broaden the pool of faculty and preceptor candidates. Collaboration and coordination with the Division of Advancement and various campus partner offices is essential for success. Specific duties include:

  • Design and implement programs, events, and activities for alumni, friends, and community partners to encourage engagement and build long-term relationships.
  • Serve as UBSON’s alumni engagement officer and coordinate efforts with UB’s central Office of Alumni Engagement and various campus partners.
  • Participate in and encourage UBSON alumni to attend university-wide alumni events.
  • Manage the coordination and logistical planning of School of Nursing alumni engagement and special events (from conception through completion), including venue research and catering details, speaker interviews, event registration, alumni and student volunteer recruitment, invitations (email and print) and social media content, name badge management, onsite event management, and post-event wrap-up.
  • Collaborate with UBSON’s Marketing and Communications staff to develop and disseminate alumni communications, including alumni newsletters, magazines, invitations and social media.
  • Steward alumni areas of the UBSON website, UB events calendar and online forms to ensure content is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Capture and maintain UBSON alumni engagement activity and information within the university-wide alumni database.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum one year professional experience in at least one of the following: (1) alumni relations, (2) event management, or (3) volunteer management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and travel periodically, as needed and requested.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen and interact with a wide range of individuals and organizations.
  • The ability to become well-versed in various ways for alumni to engage with their alma mater.
  • Familiar with social media and utilizing this platform to engage alumni.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to see projects through to a timely completion.
  • Ability to work well with and be a key member of an integrated advancement team.
  • Fluent utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel.

Contact Information
Contact’s Name Lynn Emminger
Contact’s Title HR & Facilities Manager
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-829-6807

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