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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations (#19000661)

Career Services & Alumni Relations, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 

The Career Services Office at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, is looking for a career services and alumni relations professional, with relationship building, program development and higher education experience, to join our office as an Assistant Director for Alumni Relations. Our new team member should have a genuine interest in college students & alumni, career services and public affairs overall. 

The Assistant Director will

  • Represent the Andrew Young School and Career Services & Alumni Relations as primary point of contact for alumni.
  • Develop strong, long-term relationships with alumni both within Georgia and throughout the US. Encourage community connection and foster school affiliation among AYS alumni.
  • Develop and coordinate alumni-focused regional and national programs year-round.
  • Increase the number of alumni visiting campus to serve as panelists, speakers, workshop facilitators for informational interviews with students. Maintain information regarding potential speakers, panelists, workshop facilitators, etc. Support the development of student programming that includes alumni.
  • Serve as resource to faculty interested in engaging alumni in the classroom and the work of the school. Identify alumni interested in supporting student development through experiential opportunities such as research and capstone projects, etc.
  • Work closely with Assistant Director for Employer Relations to foster alumni and employer relationships and to encourage the development of internship and fulltime employment opportunities for students and alumni; respond to alumni hiring needs overall.
  • Work closely with Andrew Young School Development Officer. Share potential development contacts and collaborate on mutually beneficial alumni development activities and programming. Collaborate and serve as primary contact with university partners including GSU Alumni Affairs and alumni contacts within the other schools.
  • Develop and facilitate an active Alumni Board and support Dean's Office with management of the Young Alumni Board.
  • Track and maintain current alumni data (i.e., contact information, employment status, desired level of engagement, etc.). Develop and conduct alumni surveys for individual AYS departmental and school tracking purposes. Serve as point of contact for inquires and requests for data from departments.
  • Meet one-on-one with alums seeking career planning and job search support. Assist in developing career programs for upper-class students through their transition to alumni status, thereby supporting and building school affiliation and connection.
  • Develop content for alumni e-newsletter. Identify, interview and write profiles on alumni.
  • Maintain Alumni section of AYS Career Services & Alumni Relations web page. Create social media content spotlighting alumni successes, impact in the community and career paths; promote job and internship opportunities and AYS events.
  • Share public interest stories, successes and career profiles with AYS Public Relations staff.
  • Supervise Alumni Relations Graduate Assistant. Provide back-up supervision of Career Service's other GAA's and student assistants.
  • Directly support cross-functional staff team within Career Services & Alumni Relations.
  • Represent the Director in meetings as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field and three yrs. of supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in student services, human resources, higher education or a related field.
  • 3-5 year years of direct alumni relations experience. Proven record in developing on-going alumni relationships.
  • 3-5 years of experience in developing large and small programs and events from conception to successful outcome.
  • Experience providing career counseling (or coaching) to adults (college students and/or alumni).
  • Knowledge of Excel, Access, MailChimp, Sales Force (or another CRM). Comfort in working with new technology.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects on an on-going basis. Flexible and capable of working in a dynamic, service focused environment. Strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of career tracks within state, local and federal government, nonprofit and private sectors as they relate to AYS disciplines of study.  

Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

Closing date: 5/31/19 

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://employment.gsu.edu/

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Fall 2019 White House Internship Program

The Fall 2019 White House Internship Program application is now open.  (Link to application: https://apply.whitehouse.gov/intern/)
 
The application portal will remain open until 11:59PM EDT on Friday, May 3, 2019.  Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. The Fall 2019 White House Internship Program term runs from Wednesday, September 4 to Friday, December 6, 2019.  All applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the internship program start date, and must be able to commit to the full internship term to be eligible.  Additionally, applicants must be U.S. citizens. The White House Internship Program is highly competitive.  Applicants are selected based on their demonstrated commitment to public service, leadership in the community, and commitment to the Trump Administration.  Questions about the White House Internship Program application can be directed to intern_application@who.eop.gov.  More information, including details about placements in the White House Internship Program and a list of frequently asked questions, can be found on the White House website:  https://www.whitehouse.gov/participate/internships.



The City of Fort Collins - Graduate Management Assistant Program

The City of Fort Collins, CO is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Management Assistant. This position provides future municipal leaders an opportunity to catapult their careers and learn from seasoned professionals in a community consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the country. Come find out the “secret sauce” of Fort Collins in a position that is equal parts work and fun. The Management Assistant will have the opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a full-service city, make a difference in day-to-day projects, engage regularly with city leaders, and contribute to the organization at the executive leadership level.

 

The City of Fort Collins is nationally renowned for:

  • A strong tradition of community engagement
  • Having world-class staff across the organization
  • Commitment to social, economic, and environmental sustainability
  • Being America’s most satisfied City according to Tim Magazine
  • Winning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

The Graduate Management Assistant program has contributed to the development of local government leaders who have gone on to become City Managers, Assistant Town Administrators and Assistants to City Managers. Each learned leadership, honed communication skills, participated on multidisciplinary teams and contributed meaningful (resume-building) work.

 

The Management Assistant will be involved in research, analytical work, and managing special projects. This position represents a one-year internship. Applicants must have completed or substantially completed coursework toward a Master of Public Administration or closely related degree by June 2019. Salary: $42,000 per year with excellent benefits. 

 

For more information and to apply visit http://www.fcgov.com/citymanager/internship.php


Michigan Senate - Senator Daley Internship Opportunity

Summary Position Description: The individual will provide assistance to the Senator and staff ranging in the areas of legislation, communications, constituent affairs, and general office management. Some responsibilities will include: monitoring legislation, preparing written correspondence, and conducting legislative research. 

 
Minimum Qualifications Include: Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic program and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. A basic understanding of the legislative process and computer office programs is helpful. 


Status: This is an unpaid position. Hours are negotiable and school credit can be arranged.
Governing Caucus: Republican. ​This is a non-civil service, at-will position.

 
Interested applicants please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Senator Daley P.O. Box 30036 Lansing, MI 48909 Email: senkdaley@senate.michigan.gov 


White House Fellows Program 

Program mission

In the words of President Lyndon B. Johnson, the purpose of the White House Fellows Program is "to give the Fellows first-hand, high-level experience with the workings of the Federal Government and to increase their sense of participation in our national affairs." In describing the criteria for selection, President Johnson envisioned Fellows who "have demonstrated high moral character, exceptional ability, marked leadership qualities, and unusual promise of future development." For 50 years, the White House Fellows program has delivered on this vision. After their year of service, Fellows are expected to take their acquired skills and knowledge back to their communities to work as private citizens and as national leaders in their fields.  

Applicant eligibility

  1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  2. Federal government employees are not eligible, with the exception of career military personnel and some special government employees.
  3. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education.
  4. Applications are available online in November and are due in January of each year and the Fellowship runs from August to August. 

Selection criteria

  1. A record of remarkable professional achievement early in one’s career.
  2. Evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth.
  3. A demonstrated commitment to public service.
  4. The skills to succeed at the highest levels of the Federal government, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  

The application can be accessed at https://fellows.whitehouse.gov/.


Washington D.C. Career Fair

Interested in a career in the Washington D.C. area?  

Are you looking for a new career? A better paying job?
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This job fair is free to job seekers and allows you to connect face to face with top employers.
 A list of the attending employers and open positions will be sent to all registered candidates the week before the career fair. Register today!
Submit your resume to jobs@talentcareerfairs.com for advance consideration by the hiring managers.