Graduate Assistant - Alumni Relations
Deadline for Applications is 09/24/2020
Code: 16613 Posted: 08/26/2020
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Alumni Relations.
The Alumni Relations Graduate Assistant will gain valuable experience in project management and communications in a professional, higher education environment, and will establish a knowledge of alumni relations programming. The position also provides many opportunities to network with alumni, community members, and university leaders. In turn, this position will build capacity and enhance UW-Parkside’s alumni outreach efforts.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Use research tools to learn more about alumni and update alumni records in alumni/donor database
- Communicate with alumni and other audiences through electronic communications (email, social media, website)
- Create articles or other submissions related to alumni for university communications use
- Assist in managing UW-Parkside’s Distinguished Alumni Awards process, including soliciting nominations, communicating with nominees and nominators, and working with campus leaders to coordinate the selection process
- Help coordinate and staff alumni-focused events and initiatives
- Other responsibilities as assigned
Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- Enrollment in a UW-Parkside graduate program
- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality
- Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Experience with digital communication tools (email marketing, website editing, social media) preferred
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Thursday September 24, 2020 are ensured full consideration.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 09/25/2020