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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
Qualifications

Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications

Required

  • 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/

Application Process

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
  • Resume

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.


Contact

Laura Menarek
(262)595-3204
menarek@uwp.edu
Available Until: 09/25/2020

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