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Alumni Relations Coordinator

Job Summary:
SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science (L&S) is seeking a collaborative, student-centered colleague with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to serve as our Alumni Relations Coordinator. This position will work with SuccessWorks staff to recruit, steward, and engage thousands of proud UW-Madison alumni volunteers in support of L&S student career success. The primary areas of responsibility include:

Programs and Events Operational Support: Coordinate logistics and resources and execute various programs and events to engage alumni volunteers with students

Stakeholder Communication: Communicate with alumni, students, and other stakeholders on a regular basis

Data and Details Coordination: Manage data systems to maintain and grow an inclusive and representative network of alumni volunteers

Coordinates and delivers career development programming, resource materials, and/or advising to students and alumni. Educates students, alumni, and other stakeholders about career development and opportunities and maintains relationships to aid in effective career planning. Strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
  • 40% Develops and delivers career development programming and resource materials across various mediums to provide education to students
  • 10% Responds to questions and provides information regarding student services, policies, procedures, and employment preparation
  • 40% May identify and maintain a professional network of employers or other stakeholders to facilitate career exploration and employment opportunities for students
  • 10% Participates in the campus-wide career services community, providing input to leadership regarding the development of advising, recruitment, and co/curricular programs offered by the school/college/unit

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

Bachelor's Degree Required

Candidates with experience and demonstrated skills in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

Required: At least one year of professional work experience in at least one of the following areas: event coordination, stakeholder communication, and/or data management.

Please address the following in your application materials:
1. Experience planning and executing events, workshops, fairs, conferences, and/or similar types of programs.
2. Experience communicating with people and building relationships both inside and outside of your office or organization.
3. Experience managing data with a high degree of accuracy.
4. Demonstrated understanding of, or experience in, prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion in their work/practice.

Work Type:
Full time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Minimum $43,000 annual
Depending on qualifications