University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Number: SRGV4983
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Alumni Relations
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive alumni program that involves recent graduates and current students. Creates opportunities for graduates and student to participate in educational, professional, social, and service oriented projects and events designed to develop an alumni leadership base and foster lifelong relationships that will lead to increased alumni support of the university.

Description of Duties:
• Develops and execute a multi-year plan to include programming, volunteer opportunities, fundraising and campus activities to engage young alumni.
• Works closely with the Division of Student Affairs, Athletics and other related divisions to promote a strategic and collaborative approach to enhance alumni and student interface and communication.
• Facilitates and maintains adequate metrics and records of student and young alumni affiliations.
• Serves as Staff Liaison for Student Government Association.
• Utilizes social media to promote association and university activities.
• Maintains a constant inclusion opportunity for alumni in support of university interests and appreciation of its mission.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General Direction from the Director of Alumni Relations.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned support staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, or related field from an accredited university.

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in development related field.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in an institution of higher education.

Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; ability to work weekends and/or evenings as needed; regular travel is required within the Lower Rio Grande Valley and occasional out of town travel.

Skill in writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication. Ability to work effectively with diverse large and small groups of alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and community leaders. Strong analytical and problem solving skills on internal and external issues. Knowledge of methods utilized in program development. Knowledge of public relations practices, marketing techniques and fundraising.

Physical Capabilities: N/A

Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 09/01/2020
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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