Alumni Engagement Officer

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers a comprehensive and professional education at undergraduate and graduate levels across 15 schools and colleges to its more than 24,000 students on three campuses (83% of whom are from Wisconsin), which include two 2-year campuses in nearby Waukesha and Washington counties. UWM has achieved high standards in its unique role as the only public, urban, access and research university in Wisconsin as noted by its R1 Carnegie Research Classification and Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement. With approximately 200,000 alumni, UW-Milwaukee has a $1.5B impact on the state economy and produces about 5,300 graduates a year who fill jobs in high-demand fields including architecture, business, computer science, education, engineering, health care, information technology, urban planning and water.

Position Details

Alumni Engagement Officer
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Office for Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy for an Alumni Engagement Officer.

The Alumni Engagement Officer serves in an important role in Alumni Relations, within the Department of Development and Alumni Relations, overseeing well-established existing Alumni Relations programs. The Alumni Engagement Officer will collaborate with the Associate Director of Alumni Relations and the Engagement Committee on the UWMAA Board of Directors to assess these programs and make necessary changes to increase alumni engagement and volunteerism. The Alumni Engagement Officer will manage an engagement portfolio. The Alumni Engagement Officer will oversee two student workers – one Alumni Engagement Intern and the Future Alumni Network Advisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree earned by date of hire
  • Willingness to learn, grow, and take ownership in this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong ability to work independently and negotiate to achieve established goals
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects, meet deadlines, problem-solve, and multi-task
  • Evidence of excellent computer skills, specifically MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated experience in working with social media

UW-Milwaukee offers:

  • Innovative, collaborative, and casual-work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
  • Challenging and progressive career development
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent comprehensive benefits package
  • On-site health & wellness programs
  • On-site affordable day care
  • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events

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