The primary function of this position is to develop and
implement strategies that engage alumni and students in support of
the University of Missouri primarily via MAA programs. This person
will interact regularly with alumni, donors, students, faculty,
staff, and other constituents.
- 20% Assists in planning and executing MAA events, including
Tiger Walk, Senior Sendoff, awards banquets and more. Provide
on-site support for events outside of assigned focus area as
- 20% Advise the Alumni Association Student Board and serve as
the liaison between the Mizzou Alumni Association and the Student
Board. Provide leadership and advice to student leaders, lead
recruitment efforts for the group and serve as MAA contact.
- 10% Promotes and manages graduate student programming,
including the annual Mizzou 18 Award Ceremony and Banquet.
- 25% Directs Mizzou Alumni Association efforts to recruit and
retain student members in the True Tiger Network, student
membership in the Mizzou Alumni Association. Coordinates programing
and benefits for members, including spirit and career events.
- 5% Oversee Legacy programming, including events and specialized
messaging to Legacy families.
- 10% Maintains relationships with vendors and on campus partners
focused on Career Services for students and alumni.
- 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
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