Promotes and educates student body about The Association of Former Students to assist with fundraising endeavors and to encourage a life-long relationship with Texas A&M University through relationship building, public relations, marketing and events.
Essential Functions: Coordinates and plans initiatives and activities for the Campus Programs Office.
- Builds and enhances relationships with University faculty, staff and students.
- Serves as liaison and/or committee member to university committees, annual fund beneficiaries and student organizations, including, but not limited to: Class Councils, Student Government Association, Aggie Muster Committee, MSC Council, New Student Conferences, extended orientation programs, Big Event, Student Leader Advisory Board, Residence Hall Association, and the Corps of Cadets.
- Serve as the primary Association liaison/advisor to the leadership team of the Aggie Network Student Ambassadors. Responsible for leadership recruitment, organization goal development, leadership training, and organization oversight.
- Assists student organizations in development and production of marketing and communication materials, including print, display, social media and email campaigns. Also encourages organizations to update membership rosters in The Association’s database and maintain connections with former members.
- Responsible for enhancing and implementing targeted marketing and branding opportunities aimed at educating students, faculty and staff about The Association of Former Students.
- Collaborates with the Events Team to plan and implement events for the campus population including events for new students, Aggie Ring Remembrance, Study Hours and Scholarship/Beneficiary events.
- Coordinates student volunteers, performances and representatives for Association events including, but not limited to, extended orientation travel, legislative events, award programs, donor events and Board and Leadership Council activities.
- Assists in gathering and documenting student, faculty & staff beneficiary stories for departmental usage in communications and fundraising efforts.
- Represents the campus interests through representation on internal committees and working groups.
- Assists with Aggie Ring orders as needed.
- Provides administrative support to the Director of Campus Programs as needed.
- Speaks to various groups about The Aggie Network.
- Performs related duties as required.
Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
- Actively contributing to efforts to achieve donor growth goal.
- Providing on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council Meetings.
- Participation on internal event and task committees.
- Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, All-Aggie Grad Party, Ring Delivery, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
- Represents The Association as needed at events.
Serves as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.
Received: Director of Campus Programs.
Given: Graduate Assistants and Student Assistants.
Required: Bachelor’s degree.
Preferred: Graduate of Texas A&M University.
Required: 1-2 years experience in professional business environment or Master’s Degree in related field. Prior experience working with young adults and university officials. Good working knowledge of Texas A&M University.
Preferred: Marketing experience, student organization experience, event planning experience.
Required: Extensive working knowledge of standard office equipment and software including Microsoft Office.
Required: Ability to operate a keyboard. Ability to set up for various events.
Required: Effective oral and written communication skills including public speaking. Personable and customer service attitude. Ability to interact with a diverse population and to organize concurrent projects. Frequent night and weekend engagements required.