Job no: 235551-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Development, Alumni Affairs, Event Planning, Program Coordination

Position Summary:

The School of Human Ecology (SoHE) Alumni Relations Officer is responsible for management of alumni relations events, communications, and stewardship as well as gathering, maintaining, and analyzing alumni and donor information. This position reports to the Senior Assistant Dean of Advancement and Communications and is a core member of the Advancement and Communications team who will work closely with SoHE faculty and staff, the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association, and other stakeholders, providing daily management of the annual fund-raising efforts, strategic communications, and stewardship activities. Opportunities for professional development and career advancement will be available for an individual with a growth-mindset and proven performance.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required. Preferences in marketing, public relations, communications, philanthropy and nonprofit development, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two years of relevant professional work experience required.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience planning small and large events
Experience managing multiple projects concurrently to meet established deadlines.
Experience working in a creative environment that requires initiative to adapt quickly.
Experience with email marketing tools and website content management system.
Experience in developing processes and procedures
Experience in donor relations
Strong oral and written skills
Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work and learning environment



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $44,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit an an on-line application by clicking the button. You will be asked to include a cover letter highlighting interest and applicable experience, current resume with educational and professional history. Applicants should be prepared to provide 3 professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor, that can speak to your skills and abilities as related to the job posting. Questions about the position can be directed to: Patrick Jackson, Asst. Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs,


Nancy Andrews

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Jun 8 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 25 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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