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Alumni Coordinator

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

Alumni Coordinator


Campus: Downtown Phoenix

Alumni Coordinator

Job Description

The College of Health Solutions at ASU seeks a creative, energetic and collaborative individual to join its marketing and communications team as Alumni Engagement Coordinator. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will create and manage an alumni engagement program to establish, cultivate and strengthen relationships between the College and its alumni. The ideal candidate will enjoy planning and implementing new programs, generating new ideas, writing and developing communications materials, and collaborating with others to ensure success. The Alumni Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications, and will work closely with faculty and staff members in the areas of development, events, student success, alumni engagement at the Outreach Hub, the ASU Foundation and the ASU Alumni Association.

Job Family

Alumni Affairs

Department Name

CHS Mktng and Communications



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$42,843 - $55,000 per year; DOE

Close Date




Essential Duties

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive plan to foster relationships with alumni and increase engagement between the college and alumni.
  • Assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of activities and special events for CHS alumni.
  • Plan and coordinate alumni communications, including writing/editing of content for email,
  • newsletters, social media and other materials.
  • Arrange and conduct interviews with alumni; write and edit stories for alumni publications.
  • Develop and maintain alumni content on the college's website.
  • Provide information, assistance and guidance to alumni.
  • Represent the college on university committees and serve as the liaison to the ASU Foundation, Alumni Engagement at the Outreach Hub and ASU Alumni Association on matters related to alumni.
  • Update and maintain alumni information in the alumni database.
  • Performs tasks related to alumni relations, such as marketing, development of projects and implementation of goals.
  • Serve as a liaison between the College and various alumni constituencies across ASU to build positive
  • relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in building and managing programs and develop strategies to achieve operating goals.
  • Experience in planning and designing events.
  • Experience with project management, organization and timeline management.
  • Experience planning, coordinating and writing communication campaigns.
  • Experience managing volunteers within a higher education or nonprofit setting.
  • Experience working in higher education.
  • Experience in using attention to detail and follow through.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted standards of courtesy, etiquette, social sense and personal demeanor.
  • Experience in maintaining a high level of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Evidence of effectively communicating and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with faculty, staff and others as appropriate.
  • Experience in being flexible and adapting as new situations arise.
  • Demonstrated knowledge with alumni relations and advancement in a higher education setting.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Evidence of a graduate of Arizona State University.

Working Environment

  • Use basic math
  • Deliver presentations
  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting
  • Ability to clearly communicate
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
  • Use office equipment, i.e. printers, copiers fax machines, telephones, calculator
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, may include/subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Use of software/computer equipment for extended periods of time
  • Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze and report data/results of tests conducted
  • Use an ASU or personal vehicle to travel to different campuses

Department Statement

The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic, discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. CHS takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities.

The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, Polytechnic, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s campus in north Phoenix.

For more information about ASU and the College of Health Solutions, visit https://www.asu.edu/about/ and https://chs.asu.edu/

The College of Health Solutions does not provide sponsorship for staff positions. Applicants will need to be eligible to work in the United States.

The College of Health Solutions is committed to creating a positive culture of inclusion, wellness, and employee engagement. We exemplify this through our Staff Success Hub, whose Council membership is open to all CHS staff. The Council gives staff a voice in decision-making at the college level and reflects the college leadership’s commitment to attracting, developing, and retaining the best, most diverse talent in a safe and inclusive environment.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.