Southern Utah University
  • 04-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • 40000-43000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

Alumni Relations Coordinator assists in cultivating alumni interest and engagement with the University. Develops, strengthens and implements initiatives and programs that contributes to the recruitment of students, and expands alumni support and participation through campus and regional networking events.

First Consideration Date for Applicants: 11/19/2022

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Coordinate the SUU Alumni Ambassador program comprising of alumni volunteers who are actively engaged in recruiting prospective students to SUU. Coordination efforts include but not limited to: recruitment and training, regular communication, updates on prospective student recruitment information, and providing meaningful volunteer recognition. 35%

2. Oversee the distribution of academic regalia for grad fairs, assemblies, and other functions as needed. Assist with the planning and execution of grad fairs, and other duties within this scope of work. 20%

3. Assist and plan/execute events and initiatives that engage and connect alumni, future alumni, and friends with the University. Events and initiatives include but are not limited to: homecoming, founder's week, commencement, legacy student outreach, Alumni Days at Shakespeare, a golf tournament, alumni networking events, and virtual events. 20%

4. Support the creation of innovative and effective marketing and social media campaigns. Assist with the production of the alumni magazine, alumni emails, and other office publications. 10%

5. Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to: 15%

  • Assist with data updates in Banner, the University's database system.
  • Assist with the rental and calendar of events for the J. Reuben Clark Jr. Center.
  • Provide support as needed to the SUU National Alumni Council and its initiatives.
  • As needed provide support to the SUU Emeriti Association.

Education and Experience Requirements:

1. Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of experience related to event management or program coordination.
2. Ability to work and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external constituents including faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, and friends.
3. Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Platform, and Adobe Products.
4. Willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.
5. Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and meet multiple simultaneous deadlines.
6. Able to work effectively with a team and provide support to colleagues.
7. Ability to work with diverse groups and contribute to a climate of inclusion.


  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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