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Alumni Engagement Coordinator

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Development/Fundraising

Department:

Office of Institutional Advancement

UMBC’s Office of Institutional Advancement supports the University’s mission and strategic priorities in a variety of ways, including telling the UMBC story through brand, stories and design; building partnerships with community stakeholders; and fundraising to support students, faculty, alumni and programs.

Position Overview:

The UMBC Alumni Association is a growing and global network, rooted in Maryland, consisting of all UMBC graduates from diverse backgrounds and specialties. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will support the Office of Alumni Engagement and UMBC’s Alumni Association by nurturing individual and community foundations shaped at UMBC and strengthening connections between alumni, future alumni, friends, and partners.

Why Work at UMBC?

UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $53,000 and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.

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Telework:

A hybrid telework schedule may be available. 

Responsibilities:

The UMBC Alumni Association is a growing and global network, rooted in Maryland, consisting of all UMBC graduates from diverse backgrounds and specialties. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will support the Office of Alumni Engagement and UMBC’s Alumni Association by nurturing individual and community foundations shaped at UMBC and strengthening connections between alumni, future alumni, friends, and partners. The Coordinator will support these efforts by executing the logistics, communications, and associated tasks for events that facilitate alumni pride, connection to, and support of UMBC.

The UMBC Alumni Association fosters lasting connections by increasing engagement and developing deeper relationships among the global UMBC community.  The Coordinator will leverage technology and innovation to expand the reach of the Office of Alumni Engagement and the UMBC Alumni Association to amplify the value of UMBC. This will be accomplished through planning and organizing events including both broad-based alumni events, as well as events focusing on specific constituencies, regions, and/or affinities. One particular constituency the Coordinator will intentionally focus on is recent graduates, both graduate and undergraduate, and how to ensure maintaining their connection to campus after matriculating into the Alumni Association.

This is a contractual position (CII) that will report to the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement. The contract is for a period of one year with the option for two renewal periods.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Two years in alumni engagement and/or event management
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects while proactively communicating progress to colleagues
  • Ability to take initiative in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Creative program planning

Note: Position is full-time and may involve occasional travel, evening, and/or weekend work

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Volunteer management in a higher education or similarly complex organization
  • Customer service and/or relationship-management experience
  • Ability to motivate and work effectively with groups and individuals
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upload a cover letter and a resume.  

Closing Date: For best consideration, please submit cover letter and resume by December 15, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.
Benefits:

UMBC offers a rich benefits package.

Regular and grant funded regular positions (Full benefits summary click here):

Generous Leave which includes accruing:

  • 22 Days of Annual Leave  
  • 15 Days of Sick Leave  
  • 15 Holidays
  • 3 Personal Days

Tuition Remission:

  • 8 credit hours per semester
  • Tuition remission at UMBC for eligible dependents after two years of FT employment

Additional Benefits:

  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement plans (including the choice of joining the pension plan)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Wellness opportunities
  • & Much more

Contingent II positions may include some benefits

Benefits offered align with type (Regular, Contingent II, etc.) of position. 

Salary: Salary starts at $53,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time 
Type: Contractual, Contingent II
Additional Information: Please note that this is a full-time contractual staff position. The contract term will be for a one-year period, with the option to renew.
FLSA Status: Exempt
 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Title IX: As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here.   

Accommodation: 

If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization:  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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