Coordinator of Student and Alumni Relations
Officer of Administration
Architecture/Art/Design, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing,
Student Life/Services, Planning/Project Management
DSGN - College of Design Dean's
Appointment Type and Duration:
$47,000 - $54,500 per year
Application Review Begins
10/31/2022; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please upload a copy of your resume and be prepared to provide
names and contact information for three professional
College of Design Student Services provides comprehensive support
for student success, including academic and career advising,
scholarship coaching, and access to alumni and professionals for
career development opportunities through events, mentoring, and
on-site visits. Services for students include career advising;
undergraduate, general education academic advising; scholarship
advising and administration; career-preparation classes; and
engagement events to connect students with the professional world.
The office is led by the Assistant Dean of Finance and Operations,
and is staffed by a mixture of faculty, administrative, advising,
and student employees.
The college of design seeks a motivated and engaged coordinator
that takes initiative with excellent communication skills to
organize new and existing events and programs in the College of
Design. The Coordinator of Student and Alumni Relations provides
professional development support to students and leads events and
strategies to engage our alumni and the professional community with
College of Design students; assists in the coordination of
internship placement in professional firms and organizations; plans
and implements career and recruitment fairs, alumni networking and
engagement events, and college-wide signature events; works closely
with UO Alumni Association and the College of Design Office of
Development to collect and record alumni data, including engagement
with UO and professional placement; provides scholarship search and
application strategies to students; administers the general College
of Design scholarships and coordinates the reviewing committee; and
works with College of Design departments and programs to support
the scholarship process.
Program areas include administrative support and development of the
annual Signature events; Art & Design Symposium, Recruitment
Fair and Portland Career Symposium, alumni networking events and
engagement activities; management of donor and sponsorship
acknowledgement processes, monitoring of endowed funds;
coordination of College level scholarships including the Travel
Awards; and development and implementation of stewardship plans and
strategies that build strong donor relationships for Student
The Coordinator of Student and Alumni Career Services acts as a
liaison between external constituents, professionals, alumni,
potential sponsors, and College of Design academic departments and
the Student Services office. The position works directly with the
Assistant Dean of Finance and Operations to identify new
opportunities to cultivate external and alumni relationships to
serve student services.
This position receives a variety of assignments of moderate to high
complexity that call for initiative, judgment, organization, and
excellent oral and written communication skills. These assignments
typically require planning ahead and meeting numerous
This full-time position reports to the Assistant Dean of Finance
and Operations with secondary reporting responsibilities to the
Director of Donor Relations in the Office of Development.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Three years professional experience in university
administration, non-profit administration, or business
- Ability to work outside normal business hours to coordinate and
- Ability to be effective in an interdisciplinary team
environment and with a variety of stakeholders from diverse
backgrounds and cultures, including faculty, staff, students,
alumni, and business professionals.
- Ability to work effectively with volunteers.
- Strong oral & written communication skills.
- Demonstrated organizational skills, initiative, and ability to
make independent decisions.
- Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to
analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.
- Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or public
- Professional work experience in higher education.
- Proficiency with database management systems.
- Three years of work experience in Alumni and Donor
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
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