Industry and Alumni Engagement Coordinator

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Industry and Alumni Engagement Coordinator

  • 495327
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Career and Alumni Success
  • Student Services
  • Full-time
  • Staff

Classification: 12 Month Hourly Staff FT

Category: Staff

SCAD Savannah seeks a motivated industry and alumni engagement (IAE) coordinator to develop and strengthen industry relationships and increase opportunities for alumni engagement.

In this full-time position, you will join other career and alumni success (CAS) teams to directly support the SCAD mission to prepare remarkable students and alumni for their professional careers, as well as contribute to the university’s 99% employment rate for graduates. As an IAE coordinator, you will manage internal alumni referrals and respond and redirect inquiries to the appropriate staff, departments, career advisers, or IAE leaders. You will maintain robust Salesforce records of alumni seeking employment for IA leaders to efficiently use, communicate new internship and employment leads, and follow up with IAE leads generated at industry events. Among other duties, you will also offer support for more than 50 annual alumni events; research and confirm vendors, locations, and logistics while negotiating costs within the IAE budget; and manage IAE expenses.

The successful candidate has a strong understanding and interest in creative industries and is able to articulate how SCAD disciplines are relevant to company hiring needs. Spectacular interpersonal communication skills are paramount, as are excellent collaboration, organization, and project-management abilities. The candidate should be self-motivated, self-directed, and have proven experience in providing superior customer service. Professionalism is vital.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Professional experience in industry and alumni relations, business development, career services, event management, and/or project management
  • Ability to work outside office hours, including nights and weekends, as needed
    Proficiency with data entry, information management systems, and other web-based technology

Certificates, licenses and registrations: Valid Driver's License.

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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