Alumni Relations and Events Specialist
Alumni Relations and Events Specialist
Frostburg State University, University Advancement Division, is accepting applications for a full-time, exempt Alumni Relations and Events Specialist. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes the robust University System of Maryland benefits package.
Responsibilities: Working in coordination with the Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, this position is responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of alumni and donor programming. Duties including but not limited to alumni/donor events, social media outreach, and advisor of Student Alumni Ambassadors and coordination of their efforts. Other work-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and professional experience in event planning, program management, business, or related field. Proven ability to successfully coordinate and execute events and programming, as well as to build and maintain relationships with internal and external constituents and vendors. Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Willingness to work evenings and weekends, with possible travel.
Preferred Qualifications: At least three years of experience working in event and relationship management. Excellent interpersonal, writing, speaking, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team. Ability to multi-task and keep multiple projects on schedule. Computer skills to perform the duties of the position, including working knowledge of shared database systems and Microsoft Office.
Other: Any combination of training and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a related field and progressively responsible related work experience may be considered.
About the University: A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts, and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 5,000 students enroll yearly.
About the Area: FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered a four-season outdoor mecca of recreational experiences offering activities such as hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snow skiing/boarding, golfing, climbing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, energetic students, and a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is for you!
Along with your application, please provide: 1) resume; 2) a cover letter specifically addressing the requirements in this advertisement; 3) names and contact information for three professional references.
For assurance of full consideration, please submit materials by October 21, 2021
This position is open until filled.
FSU is proud to be a diverse and inclusive multicultural university.
Frostburg State University (FSU) has made the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and our surrounding community a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that student, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or new employee at FSU, you will be required to comply with FSU’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required at the time of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement. Employees in the collective bargaining unit are required to follow the agreed upon protocol.
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