Job Description- Coordinator, Alumni Engagement: The
primary function of this position is to develop and implement
strategies that engage alumni in support of the University of
Missouri primarily via MAA affiliated organizations. This person
will interact regularly with alumni, donors, students, faculty,
staff, and other constituents
- 30% -- Liaison between the Mizzou Alumni Association and an
assigned number of affiliated organizations, including regional
chapters, academic based groups, and affinity organizations.
- 30% -- Recruits, trains, and motivates alumni volunteers to
assist with meeting the Mizzou Alumni Association’s engagement
- 20% -- Directs efforts to increase donor support of affiliated
organization scholarships including the identification,
cultivation, stewardship and solicitation of prospective
- 10% -- Manages MAA programs as assigned, currently including
coordinating alumni activities to support student recruitment.
- 10% -- Other duties as assigned that promote tradition and
pride among alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of Mizzou.
This includes collaborating with key campus offices and internal
MAA staff to support outreach efforts and partnerships and to
provide support for events outside assigned focus area, as
- 10% -- Extensive travel including evening and on
weekends. A valid driver’s license and cell phone must be
Preferred Qualifications: 1-3 years work experience in
alumni and student relations or comparable professional
position. Extensive evening and weekend work. A
valid driver’s license and cell phone must be maintained.
Superior communications skills, both written and verbal. High
level of proficiency using Microsoft Office software.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a highly
organized and effective manner.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., This position will be located in office
in Reynolds Alumni Center, Columbia MO
The Mizzou Alumni Association proudly supports the best
interests and traditions of Missouri's flagship university and its
alumni worldwide. MAA is a membership organization with 40,000
members that serves more than 340,000 Mizzou alumni worldwide.
Founded in 1839, the University of Missouri is the oldest public
university west of the Mississippi River. MU provides all the
benefits of two universities in one: It is a major land-grant
institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens, as
well as, Missouri's largest public research university. Considered
one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is one of only 34
public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri,
to be selected for membership in the prestigious Association of
Mizzou Advancement emphasizes talent acquisition and
professional development in service to our overall mission of
enhancing private support of the University of Missouri. As a
result, the division continues to attract top talent from around
the country. Comprising 180 staff members with a presence across
the United States and around the world, Mizzou Advancement
announced the $1.3 billion Mizzou: Our Time to Lead campaign in
October 2015. At its conclusion in 2020, it was the most successful
philanthropic campaign in the University's history, at over $1.4
At Mizzou Advancement, we celebrate our diverse community of
donors, alumni, staff, and friends. We are committed to taking bold
steps to create an inclusive culture where everyone is seen, heard,
and valued. Our team is continually learning and growing on our
journey to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We
believe that diversity of views, informed by a breadth of life
experiences, help us to understand our humanity more deeply and
improve our service to mankind. Our efforts to be inclusive must be
intentional and thoughtful, so that we might realize the full
benefit of the diversity we seek to build within Advancement.
Together we are stronger. Together we are better. Together we are