Graduate Assistant, Alumni Relations
Job no: 494874
Work type: Student
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Graduate Assistant, Alumni Relations
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.
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Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.
|Position Title (Classification Title):||Graduate Assistant|
|Working Title:||Graduate Assistant, Alumni Relations|
|Job Summary:||The Graduate Assistant (GA) for Alumni Relations contributes to the overall mission and functioning of the Alumni Relations Department. The GA will work with the Associate Director to manage the Alumni Association’s social media platforms, as well as assist other members of the Alumni Relations staff to support the departmental goals of increasing engagement, advocacy and giving among UWF alumni and friends. The GA will also play an instrumental role in alumni engagement opportunities at in-person events and through outreach projects.
*Responsible for creating and implementing a strategic plan for all UWF Alumni social media platforms (existing platforms are Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn). Duties to include scheduling posts, monitoring engagement on each platform and responding to inquiries, and researching social media trends, best practices and new strategies for engagement. The GA will compile engagement metric reports for submission to the Associate Director of Alumni Relations.
*Attend and offer onsite management at alumni and select development events, virtual and in-person. Events include football tailgates, fall & spring commencement ceremonies, Homecoming activities, etc.
*Responsible for writing the Class Notes section of the bi-annual Connection Magazine
*Field emails and phone calls to Alumni Relations; maintain RSVP lists and answer alumni inquires
*Interact frequently with different populations including alumni, donors and students.
*Assist with the Student Ambassador program and student philanthropy initiatives
*Assist with execution of alumni fundraising efforts
*Special projects or duties as needed
Applicants must be a graduate student at the University of West Florida and pursuing work related to the student’s graduate studies program.
|Position Qualifications:||Be in good standing with the University|
|Preferred Qualifications||*Active user of social media platforms (special focus on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn)
*Capable of handling multiple tasks and deadlines concurrently
*Excellent interpersonal skills
*Strong writing and grammar skills
*Ability to take initiative and come up with ideas to help further the goals of the Alumni Association
*Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
*Able to manipulate web based applications like Google Suite, Zoom, etc.
|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||
This position requires a criminal background screen
This position requires a valid driver's license
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Work Hours||Working hours available during 8am-5pm; some evenings and weekends required.|
|Preferred Response Date:||06/01/2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email email@example.com.|