Job ID: 186117

Engagement Assistant

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • May 23, 2022
  • Engagement Assistant
  • Alumni Engagement
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Alumni Relations
    Administrative Support/Services

Under the general leadership of the Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, the Engagement Assistant will be responsible for supporting the staff who plan and execute engagement activities and programs for alumni and other key constituencies (i.e., parents, friends, community stakeholders, etc.) of the university.
Responsibilities will focus on event logistic support including data collection, coding, scheduling, and customer service. Engagement activities and programs include in-person events, virtual events, lifelong learning, student programs and volunteer opportunities. The Engagement Assistant will directly support these engagement initiatives and collaborate with staff directing these programs.

Highlighted duties include:

  • Assist with event registration tasks including building event registration pages, name badge creation, onsite event support, customer service, and post-event wrap-up/follow-up including surveying attendees and facilitating event payments.
  • Track and code engagement participation via the alumni database.
  • Coordinate the central calendar of alumni events for the Office of Alumni Engagement and the university.
  • Assist in the updating of alumni website pages via university Content Management System (CMS).

The University at Buffalo, a flagship university of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is a research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world. As a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities (AAU), UB is recognized as one of the leading research universities in the world, while remaining affordable for many first-generation students. Home to more than 31,000 students from diverse backgrounds, UB offers exceptional student experiences inside and outside the classroom. By attracting the world’s best faculty and students, UB elevates the educational experience, brings an influx of national and global talent to Western New York, secures federal investments in academic research that tackles pressing societal problems, and catalyzes growth and innovation across business and industry. Here, students and faculty work side by side, seeking knowledge and practice that leads to better health, stronger buildings, more compassionate and just communities, innovative ways to teach, a more sustainable environment and smarter business practices for our world.

Division of University Advancement:
Building stronger connections with UB’s 280,000+ alumni and donors worldwide is critical to the university’s goal: to situate UB among the nation’s top 25 public research universities. UB alumni and friends are grateful and generous, supporting the largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign the university has ever launched. Through the Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB, we seek to raise $1 billion. We invite you to join our University Advancement team and be part of our historic efforts.
Salary: $35,000-$42,000

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