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Alumni Relations Coordinator

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Alumni Relations

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Engagement the Coordinator of Alumni Relations- PCOB administers the college's engagement activities through program/event planning, effective communication methods, strategic volunteer management, volunteer stewardship, and data/records management.

Reports to the Director of Engagement and works collaboratively with the members of both PCOB and University Advancement to pursue and promote institutional objectives related to alumni engagement, communications, and fundraising in support of Pamplin College of Business extensive volunteer networks with more than 22 advisory boards.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; experience with special event planning; excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills; ability to multitask, work independently, and pay close attention to detail in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented team environment; experience working with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Doodle and Google; Willing to work evenings/weekends and travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing effective strategies to foster relationships and engagement; ability to comfortably and effectively interact with volunteers and donors of all levels; familiarity with advancement and/or volunteer programs; ability to interact with the varied constituencies of the university; experience with managing organizational social media accounts; experience creating marketing materials for social media and email; ability to work with vendors, budgets, designers/printers, contracts, and bill payment; experience with and knowledge of young alumni and student engagement practices; experience with event and project management systems; knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Blackbaud (or a similar database), CANVA Enterprise, Zoom, video and website editing; experience in business associated industries.

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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation ofCOVID-19 vaccinationor receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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