The Associate Director of Alumni Relations will be responsible for developing a framework and guidelines for creating alumni chapters, and building, growing, and maintaining alumni chapters. Specific focus on regional and affinity-based outreach and engagement. Responsible for recruiting and working with chapter leaders to develop meaningful alumni engagement opportunities and events to involve alumni with the University.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Create and manage active alumni chapters and affinity groups. Implement guidelines for alumni interested in starting chapters. Promote the creation of new chapters.
Recruit and work with regional volunteer leaders to develop a robust schedule of regional-based alumni programming.
Work with the alumni relations team to create chapter-based activities and events that foster a sense of alumni pride and engagement. Staff activities and events, which will include significant work on evenings and weekends.
Manage tracking and coding of event activity and engagement in alumni database.
Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of three to five years of experience in alumni relations and with a solid track record of working in with alumni relations programs to enhance strong affinity with a University campus. Candidate must have: a very strong work ethic supported by commitment and follow-through, and a strong commitment for University’s mission and values; superior communication skills with the ability to speak credibly about higher education and the aspirations of the University with clarity and effectiveness in written and oral presentations; experience working with volunteers; the ability to manage complex relationships and be a proven collaborator with teamwork skills; ability to work in a system that emphasizes measurable objectives. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
About The University of Texas at Arlington
Founded in 1895, The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research 1 institution with more than 100 years of academic excellence and tradition.
As the largest university in North Texas and second largest in The University of Texas System, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact.
UTA offers state-of-the-art facilities that encourage students to be critical thinkers. Through academic, internship, and research programs, our students receive real-world experiences that help them contribute to their community and, ultimately, the world.
We have more than 180 baccalaureate, masters’, and doctoral degree programs, and more than 60,000 students walking our campus or engaging in online coursework each year.