OPS Alumni Advancement Assistant

Job Summary

The Alumni Advancement Assistant assists with increasing the overall revenue of the Alumni Association.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to: • Increases annual revenue for the alumni association by building strategic partnerships with local businesses. • Promotes alumni programs such as the Forever and Eagle Society and Brick Paver program. • Researches affinity programs and business prospects for annual partnerships. • Creates and hosts networking opportunities for alumni. • Responsible for the operations and recruitment of the Future Eagles legacy program • Promote the Eagle Business Directory and build partnerships with the owners • Serve as the Development committee liaison for the FGCU Alumni Association Board of Directors Other Duties • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered. Demonstrated experience identifying new funding sources and engaging volunteers. Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Knowledge of marketing principles, including promotion, fundraising, and public relations.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.
• Ability to think critically and make clear, well-reasoned and timely decisions.
• Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with colleagues, coworkers, constituents, and volunteers.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.
• Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with university faculty, staff, students, and the general public.
• Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.
All employees are expected to:
  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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