Coordinator of Alumni Programs

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Alumni Services

Position Title

Coordinator of Alumni Programs

Department

Alumni Services

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

23-159

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

The Coordinator of Alumni Programs will work independently to maintain and engage with our Mercer Alumni Chapters around the country, manage all aspects of the Mercer Ambassadors (student-alumni liaison program), plan and execute our annual Reunion Zero picnic, manage our multiple social media accounts, plan and promote various alumni networking opportunities, and be an integral part of the alumni team that plans and executes various events such as Mercer Mingles and annual Homecoming weekend.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and two years of professional experience in program coordination and event-planning are required. Candidate must have be able to effectively communicate with large groups of constituents. Must have social media expertise and be willing to post publicly on behalf of the University.

Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the university's carrier as this position requires some travel.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Knows how to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Zoom, One Drive, Google Docs and has the propensity to learn new applications as necessary.
  • Knows how to compose business correspondence using Microsoft Word
  • Knows how to create and use lists/spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Knows how to use Outlook for emailing, calendaring, filing contact info, etc.
  • Is able to travel to attend alumni events or meetings, or to make deliveries.
  • Is able to work with a group, or to work alone, as the task dictates.
  • Is able to use a cell phone to retrieve emails and texts (will be expected to use own phone and will be reimbursed a set amount each month)
  • Knows how to form productive relationships and work within the various departments and hierarchies of a large organization.
  • Has general knowledge of how boards of directors function.
  • Is comfortable in large groups of people
  • Has a professional appearance and knowledge of appropriate business attire
  • Has maturity, enthusiasm, energy and an approachable personality
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?

Yes

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?
3. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?

Applications for this position are currently being reviewed. The hiring team intends to select finalists in the late November to early December time frame. After that time, the hiring team will communicate with you about the status of your application.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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