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Coordinator of Alumni Engagement

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SUNY Budget Title: Assistant for Alumni Affairs
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY, Rochester, NY
Department: Alumni Engagement


Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator of Alumni Engagement. The person in this role is responsible for assisting with the facilitation and sustainment of an engaged relationship between the University and its 105,000+ alumni through interpersonal contact, programming, and written and electronic communication. In addition, the person in this role is responsible for support of Homecoming, alumni regional events, EDI affinity programs, club, organization, and athletic affinity programs, and academic affinity programs. This person will also manage Alumni Mentoring in conjunction with the Academic Success Center. In addition, the Coordinator is charged with assisting in the operation the Class Giving program, various commencement related communications, and events. This position supports all alumni outreach, including mail, email, and social communication, which in turn fosters greater collaboration with the alumni engagement office as it helps to support university-wide strategic goals in marketing and communications, experiential learning, student success, enrollment management, and advancement.
Working under the direction of the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Coordinator of Alumni Engagement supports internal and external constituents including alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • One year of experience in alumni engagement/advancement, non-profit, or marketing and communications.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to Advancement activities and to use discretion in interactions with prospects, donors, volunteers, and others.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, public, university community and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.
  • Experience with event planning.
  • Experience using various social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, Teams).
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Ability to work some evening and weekend hours and occasional travel.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Experience utilizing and creating content in CMS (Constituent Management System) tools.
  • Fundraising experience.
Work Schedule: 8am-4pm
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this position is $55,151.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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