Employment Opportunities

Coordinator, Alumni Relations

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for the position of Coordinator for Alumni Relations.



The Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing programming and engagement opportunities for alumni and current students designed to increase alumni loyalty and life-long engagement with the University, with an emphasis on enhancing the University’s reputation and resulting in increased financial support. This position will develop and implement strategies and content for communications with alumni and donors.  This position reports to the Director of Development and Alumni.


  • Develop and implement strategies to increase alumni engagement.
  • Works across campus with academic departments, athletics, career management services, and other departments on developing alumni engagement opportunities, both on and off campus.
  • Develop, plan and implement a communication plan with alumni that includes social media, email and print.
  • Directs and/or assists in carrying out alumni events (on and off campus), including the planning of activities and functions of the Alumni Association, including Homecoming.
  • Develops and executes a communication plan with all alumni using email, print and social media.
  • Manage and create content for the Alumni website.
  • Provides support to the Alumni Association as well as the Alumni Association chapters as needed, and responsible for attending Board meetings.
  • Shares responsibility for the management and tracking of alumni and event registrations using the Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Travel across Oklahoma and north Texas to connect with alumni, donors and leaders via face-to-face visits, phone, and email
  • Maintains frequent interaction with University Communications and/or Marketing to ensure that all Alumni events are properly promoted.
  • Assists in developing strategies to improve and expand the Alumni database.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the Director.


  • Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  • Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.
  • Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.
  • Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree is required along with 1 to 3 years of experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications or related field. Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail and presentation.  Demonstrated ability to interact positively and appropriately with a wide range of individuals, including alumni, major donors, university employees, and other external constituents.  The Coordinator must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.


Master’s degree in a related field, with 3 to 5 years of experience. Previous experience in higher education.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. Review of applications begins April 10, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. To apply send a completed Application for Staff Employment, letter of interest, resume and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended ( If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Human Resources, Administration Building 309

425 W. University Boulevard, Durant, OK 74701 or email to hr@se.edu

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