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Coordinator, University Advancement Communications

FSU Alumni Association
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jun 5, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Other Administrative
Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time

Job ID: 57215

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Tallahassee, FL

Regular/Temporary: Regular



Alumni Affairs


Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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The Coordinator of University Advancement Communications provides general support to the Senior Director of Communications. Additionally, the Coordinator of University Advancement Communications develops targeted communication materials that support University Advancement goals and objectives.

Writing and Editing

Write and edit donor stories, solicitations and other materials for various internal and external publications in accordance with accepted stylistic standards. Assist Senior Director of Communications and other University Advancement staff with writing, editing and proofreading letters, programs, gift proposals, talking points, press releases, invitations and advertisements. Maintain current information and update content as necessary on websites and other electronic platforms.

Communication Development

Identify and manage communication projects on behalf of the University Advancement, including organizing any research, obtaining necessary approvals and measuring results. Communicate directly with UA Communications and departmental staff on project status, needs and expected deadlines. Identify story ideas, conduct interviews and research, and write stories for various websites and publications. Work with development officers on developing communication tools to assist in fundraising for their college/unit, including gift proposals and other collateral.

Messaging and Research

Articulate key messages that advance the mission and goals of University Advancement and FSU.

Keep abreast of fundraising, e-communications and communications best practices. Perform other related duties as assigned and protect confidential information.


Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience; or a high school diploma/equivalent and experience equal to six years. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news! Learn more about our university and campuses.

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume. 


This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

The hiring committee will review applications as received.

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