Duties: greet and assist visitors to the SAU Alumni Center; coordinate all areas of the Alumni Center; oversee all student-workers and graduate assistants; assist in maintaining and updating alumni/friend records in the alumni database; coordinate Legacy Lane Brick ordering and installments; help compile agendas and minutes for quarterly SAUAA Board meetings; answer phones, route calls, and assist with daily Advancement mailings; provide support to the Advancement Team for community engagement events, such as Mulegating, Blue & Gold Day, Homecoming, Alumni Gatherings, Senior Celebration, etc; assist the Director of Alumni Relations with errands and special projects; provide support to the SAU Division of Advancement and the Vice President of Advancement and other duties as assigned. Travel may be required, both locally as well as out of state.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; display exemplary customer service skills and a strong work ethic; superior interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate professionally with a culturally diverse group of co-workers and alumni; proven track record in organizational and project management skills and the ability to prioritize workload in a timely manner to complete assignments with many deadlines and competing requirements; excellent oral and written communication skills; outdoor work is required, essential physical requirements: climbing, standing, event setup, and lifting items up to 50 pounds. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, contact information for three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Applications will be reviewed as received.