Alumni & Volunteer Relations Coordinator

Position ID: 37966
South Georgia State College
Office of the Vice President for External Affairs
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Alumni Relations Officer
Job Description: 


Job Details
Title:  Alumni & Volunteer Relations Coordinator
Department:  Vice President-External Affairs
Job Category:  Staff
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Salary:  $34,500
Open Date:  11/14/2017


  • Engage alumni by coordinating and implementing new and existing alumni outreach opportunities, programs and services designed to foster a lifelong connection between alumni and the College
  • Develops alumni programs and events to effectively identify and engage alumni; manages communications to cultivate and engage alumni in supporting resource development and fundraising efforts
  • Ensures accurate and complete alumni database records; captures contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, and website
  • Develops strategies and programs that build and expand resource generating relationships for the College; assists the VPEA, College President and other key stakeholders in building and nurturing long-term relationships that yield significant support from donors
  • Coordinate volunteer programs and services to engage and cultivate a network of alumni  and community volunteers
  • Assists the Vice President for External Affairs in coordinating special events such as fundraising campaigns, annual fund drives as well as other special projects as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal, written, and human relations skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills    
  • Ability to interact with high-level professional and corporate individuals with confidence and professionalism.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and take necessary action to eliminate or mitigate potential negative effects.
  • Ability to be flexible in working independently as well as collaboratively with co-workers, students, and departmental faculty and staff to achieve defined goals.
  • Demonstrated initiative to lead, organize, and follow through with complex tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to research, properly evaluate information, and prepare concise, well-organized reports, summaries, and correspondence.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and to deal with coworkers, students, faculty and staff tactfully and courteously in order to maintain effective service-oriented relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license, personal transportation and be willing to work nights and weekends as required.


  • None.


~~Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations


  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters


  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting


  • The work consists of varied administrative and coordination of primary functional areas
  • Strict regulations and responsibilities related to department systems and applications contribute to the complexity of the position
Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • Two years’ experience in alumni relations, development, business or customer related fields.
Desired Qualifications:


  • Three to five years’ experience in higher education and in alumni relations or development related position preferred.
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Alumni Relations (Admin code)
Community Relations (Admin code)
University Advancement & Development (Admin code)
Business Services (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II