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Tracing its origins back to 1879, The Association of Former Students exists to strengthen and serve Texas A&M University and its students and former students.  As a premier nonprofit organization with a team of 80 FTEs,  The Association exemplifies the Aggie Core Values of Excellence, Integrity  Leadership, Loyalty, Respect and Selfless Service as it serves the worldwide Aggie Network.

The Association of Former Students is a team, and each member of the team is important to the overall success of the organization. To be successful as a team, we place high expectations on ourselves and one another. To achieve our goals and mission, each team member will:

  • Display a positive, customer-focused attitude and treat all individuals with courtesy and respect.
  • Manage each customer experience with the highest level of service and enthusiasm. Seek opportunities to exceed expectations and develop lasting relationships.
  • Make innovative contributions by proactively challenging current practices and suggesting and implementing improvements.
  • Contribute to our team environment by being a productive, supportive and reliable teammate. Take responsibility for their actions and the outcomes produced.
  • Lead with a positive example, and in doing so, inspire others to fulfill the expectations of our team.

Full Time Positions

Staff Accountant

Strategic Engagement Director - no longer accepting applications.  All submitted applications are currently under review.




Part-Time/Student Assistant Positions

 

Student Assistant Communications

Work Days/Times:

Flexible M-F work-week; 20 hours per week between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; occasional event support on nights and weekends.

Hours Per Week:

20

Start date:

May 2017

Job Description:

Help The Association of Former Students communicate effectively and efficiently with the Aggie Network by providing support to the Director of Communications and the Communications team.

• Research and compile information for Texas Aggie magazine, AggieNews newsletter, social media, AggieNetwork.com and other publications.
• Help update and maintain archives and databases related to the publications.
• Monitor email accounts.
• Proofread content for Association publications.
• If student has sufficient writing, reporting, photography, and/or multimedia production skills, assist in story development and production.
• Provides basic administrative support and customer service.
• Other duties as assigned.

Participate and provide input on various Association-wide activities, which may include:
• Providing on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council Meetings.
• Participation on internal event and task committees.
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Day, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
• Represents The Association as needed at events.

Act as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION
Required: Current student at Texas A&M University

EXPERIENCE
Required: Experience with Microsoft Office programs, such as Outlook, Word, and Excel. Working knowledge of standard equipment.


SKILLS
Required: Must have strong writing skills, along with friendly, customer-focused attitude, and must be organized and detail-oriented.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Required: Ability to operate a keyboard, telephone and camera. Frequent use of a video terminal.

OTHER
Required: Excellent writing and editing skills. Photography skills are helpful. Current Texas driver’s license required.

Application Instructions:

The Association of Former Students is not part of Texas A&M University or the Texas A&M University System.

Instructions to Applicants:
You may download a job application with at
tx.ag/application
and mail it, along with your cover letter, resume, class schedule and writing samples, to:

The Association of Former Students
Attn: Human Resources
505 George Bush Drive
College Station, TX 77840
979-845-7514

These forms may also be e-mailed to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com.

**Writing samples cannot be returned so please make sure to send copies.*

 

Development Student Assistant

Work Days/Times:

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm Occasional evenings and weekends

Hours Per Week:

15-20

Start date:

late April-May 2017

Job Description:

SCOPE: Performs responsible and confidential administrative duties for the Development Assistant and Vice President of Development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Performs duties in support of the Development Assistant and the Vice President of Development
• Assists with all aspects of development as appropriate
• Drafts gift agreements and letters
• Files and scans proposals and gift agreements
• Prepares recognition pieces for Endowed Century Club and Aggie Ring Scholarship donors
• Assists with maintaining Endowed Century Club and Aggie Ring Scholarship database checklists
• Assists with preparing correspondence for the Vice President of Development
• Answers and screens calls, and makes appointments as needed and when available
• Assists with preparations for board meetings, prospective donor visits, vouchers and other forms
• Assists with donor recognition and events
• Provides strong customer service, organizational skills, and discretion
• Provides office support for special events as needed, including luncheons, Board committee meetings, and miscellaneous meetings and events

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities, which may include:
• Providing on-site event support for Leadership Council Meetings and events
• Participation on internal event and task committees
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Reunions, and Game Day events, as needed
• Represents The Association as needed at events

Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION
Required: High School graduate or any equivalent combination of training and experience supplemented by training in the use of word processors, with some college work preferred.

Preferred: Current student at Texas A&M University pursuing Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE
Required: None

Preferred: Skilled in use of computers and business software, as well as standard office equipment.

SKILLS
Required: Working knowledge of standard office equipment
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Microsoft Office skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Ability to work on a team

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Required: Ability to operate a keyboard
Frequent use of video display terminal
Able to lift 30 pounds
Ability to drive a motor vehicle

OTHER
Required: Keyboarding and communication skills
Microsoft Word and Excel experience

Application Instructions:

The Association of Former Students is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization and is independent of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System. This is NOT considered an "ON CAMPUS" job.

You may download a job application at tx.ag/Application
You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods. On the Application, please put "Development Student Assistant" in the applying for section.
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email in one attachment to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com 
2. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840 
3. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 

 


Events Student Worker

Work Days/Times:

Mon-Sun; varied hours including some holidays

Hours Per Week:

10-15

Start date:

mid to late May 2017

Job Description:

SCOPE: Assist The Association Events Department with set-up and tear-down of meetings, special events and conferences. Provide exemplary customer service to the campus community and guests in a professional, courteous, and efficient manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Assists Events staff as instructed with preparing rooms for meetings, events and conferences including the delivery, set-up, tear-down and storage of equipment such as tables, chairs, audio-visual equipment, and other items as needed.
• Provides equipment instruction and assistance to clients before and during event.
• Serves as an event monitor who is accessible at all times by client to troubleshoot and resolve technical and non-technical issues that may arise.
• Assists events staff with maintenance and tracking of equipment and supplies.
• Updates class schedule with manager each semester to discuss availability for this on-call as needed position.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Work required events including:
• Bi-annual Leadership Council Meetings, Annual Distinguished Alumni Gala, Football Home Game Days and Aggie Ring Days which occur in April, September and November.

Due to extensive training requirements, desire a student assistant who can work multiple years in this role.

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
• Providing on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council Meetings.
• Participation on internal event and task committees.
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
• Represents The Association as needed at events.

Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Organized, detail oriented and resourceful, with good problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Reliable, punctual, flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks
• Have excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on customer service.
• Have familiarity with Microsoft Office.
• Be familiar with Texas A&M campus and surrounding area.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.

OTHER
• Available to work required events including: Bi-annual Leadership Council Meetings, Annual Distinguished Alumni Gala, Football Home Game Days Aggie Ring Days which occur in April, September and November.
• Work in a diverse environment (personalities, nationalities and thoughts) while remaining respectful and responsive to each member of our staff.
• Be on time for each work shift and all meetings.
• Be available to work evenings and weekend hours.
• Dress appropriately and neatly.
• This position requires tact, patience, a calm demeanor, and exemplary manners.
• Appropriate language and behavior are not only expected but required.

Application Instructions:

The Association of Former Students is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization and is independent of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System. This is NOT considered an "ON CAMPUS" job.

You may download a job application at tx.ag/Application
You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods. On the Application, please put "Events On Call" in the applying for section.
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email in one attachment to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com 
2. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840 
3. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk


Former Student Programs Student Assistant

Work Days/Times:

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm Occasional evenings and weekends

Hours Per Week:

15-20

Start date:

May 2017

Job Description:

An organized, detail oriented, friendly, and reliable student to perform and oversee newsletter process.
• Assists in the compilation of Class Newsletters (both electronic and printed)
• Assist with Class Reunions and other Former Student Program events on some weekends and evenings, as needed
• Must be comfortable speaking with former students in person, on the phone, and over email.
• Other duties as assigned.

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
• Providing on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council Meetings.
• Participation on internal event and task committees.
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
• Represents The Association as needed at events.
Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION
Required: Current student at Texas A&M University

SKILLS
Required: Must have strong writing skills, along with friendly, customer-focused attitude and be organized and detail-oriented. Strong computer skills; InDesign preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Required: Must be able to operate a keyboard, telephone, and computer. Frequent use of a computer monitor is required. Ability to perform occasional merge/mail tasks with envelopes and mailing labels required.

Application Instructions:

The Association of Former Students is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization and is independent of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System. This is NOT considered an "ON CAMPUS" job.

You may download a job application at tx.ag/Application
You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods: On the Application, please put "Former Student Programs Student Assistant" in the applying for section.
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email in one attachment to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
2. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
3. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 

 

Fundraising Student Assistant

Work Days/Times:

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm Occasional evenings and weekends

Hours Per Week:

15-20

Start date:

Late April - May 2017

Job Description:

SCOPE: Interact with constituents who contact the Fundraising office via phone, e-mail and walk-in about gifts to The Association of Former Students. Provide support to the Fundraising team on execution and tracking of fundraising initiatives and participate in soliciting gifts through Association events.

Coverage needs are between the hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday-Friday (some weekends), year round. Student may work up to 20 hours per week. Some variance from weekly schedule will be necessary due to Association events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Provide outstanding customer service.
• Answer constituent phone calls, e-mails and walk-in visitors regarding gift questions while using internal database to verify constituent giving history.
• Effectively communicate the impact of giving to The Association to validate reasons for making a gift.
• Process gifts made over the phone and in person accurately, promptly, and in compliance with Association policies for safeguarding constituent financial information.
• Respond to constituent e-mail inquiries regarding gift questions and other Fundraising matters.
• Work with Records team to update constituent data files when processing constituent requests, such as updating addresses, adding e-mail addresses, etc.
• Represent Fundraising team at Association events such as Ring Day, Graduation activities, Game-Days, etc.

Provide support to Fundraising team on all fundraising initiatives
• Assist with stewardship efforts.
• Help with production, print and mailing of specific in-house mail pieces.

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
• Participation in quarterly All Staff Meetings
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
• Represents The Association as needed at events.

Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION
Required: Current student at Texas A&M University with a minimum of one semester of attendance at College Station campus

Preferred: Student pursuing a degree from the Mays Business School or the Bush School of Government and Public Service with a focus on Non-Profit Management. Ability to remain in student position for a minimum of two years, in addition to working summers.

EXPERIENCE
Required: Minimum of two years of work experience that included successful direct contact providing outstanding service to customers. Ability to prioritize and multitask with minimum supervision.

SKILLS
Required: Proficiency in using computer software applications, including MS Office and an ability to learn and use internal database. Ability to build and manage relationships with constituents. Outstanding organizational skills are essential. Proficiency in spoken and written English.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Required: Must be able to operate a keyboard, telephone, and computer. Frequent use of a computer monitor is required. Ability to perform occasional merge/mail tasks with envelopes and mailing labels required.

EQUIPMENT
Required: Ability to operate desktop computer, telephone, and networked printers/copiers/scanners. Understand how to save and distribute electronic files on a computer network.

Application Instructions:

The Association of Former Students is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization and is independent of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System. This is NOT considered an "ON CAMPUS" job.

You may download a job application at tx.ag/Application
You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods.  On the Application, please put "Fundraising Student Assistant" in the applying for section.
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email in one attachment to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com 
2. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840 
3. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 

Graphics Student Assistant

Work Days/Times:

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm Occasional evenings and weekends

Hours Per Week:

15-20

Start date:

May 2017

Job Description:

Assist the Graphics Team in performing print and digital graphic design, pre-press operations and various photography duties for The Association of Former Students’ departmental staff, programs and campus beneficiary organizations.

Primary Duties: As part of the Graphics team, partners with internal and external customers of The Association of Former Students including staff, former students, TAMU representatives and current students to:
• Create digital and camera-ready art
• Layout newsletters, invitations, postcards, brochures, posters, signage and various other print collateral
• Assist in maintaining the integrity of The Association of Former Students brand, logo and trademarks
• Update and maintain digital and print archives

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
• Providing on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council Meetings.
• Participation on internal event and task committees.
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
• Represents The Association as needed at events.

Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.

The Association of Former Students is a non-profit organization separate from Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION
Required: Current student at Texas A&M University

Preferred: Due to the amount of training involved, would prefer a student who will be able to work at this position for 2+ years

EXPERIENCE
Required: Skills using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop on PC platform

Preferred: Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and Lightroom; knowledge of PDF files and pre-press requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Required: Ability to operate a keyboard and mouse; frequent use of a video display terminal.

Application Instructions:

Please choose only one method listed below to apply for this employment opportunity.

You may download a job application at tx.ag/application. Mark "Graphics Student" as the position you are applying for and submit with cover letter, resume, samples of work, and class schedule to Human Resources, 505 George Bush Dr, College Station, TX 77840 or 979-862-2018. You may also email the information to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com.

Note: Samples of your work cannot be returned

 

Mail Services Student Assistant

Work Days/Times:

M-F 1pm-5pm preferred

Hours Per Week:

15-20

Start date:

May 2017

Supervisor:

Coordinator of Print Services

Job Description:

Primary Duties:
• Picks-up mail, loads vehicles, delivers bulk mail to Post Office (requires driving a van)
• Assists with preparation of bulk mail, sorts, delivers, and picks-up mail from departments
• Prepares and ships packages
• Operates postage machine
• Operates other equipment when needed and other duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties
• Assist with The Association's after hours events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Tailgates, etc.
• Perform related duties as required

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
• Providing on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council Meetings.
• Participation on internal event and task committees.
• Participation in Association events including, but not limited to, TNT, Ring Delivery, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala and Game Day events, as needed.
• Represents The Association as needed at events.

Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Requirements:
• Good driving record.
• Current student at Texas A&M University/Blinn - freshman or sophomore preferred.
• Friendly, customer-focused attitude and be organized and detail-oriented.
• Ability to lift medium to heavy weight bags/boxes, equipment on to vehicles, off of vehicles, around mail room, etc.
• Must be able to work well with a diverse group of people and handle difficult situations with diplomacy and tact; and demonstrated self-motivation.

Application Instructions:

The Association of Former Students is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization and is independent of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System. This is NOT considered an "ON CAMPUS" job.

You may download a job application at tx.ag/Application
You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods. On the Application, please put "Mail Services Student Assistant" in the applying for section.
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email in one attachment to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
2. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
3. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 

Ruffalo No​el Levitz Non-Profit Fundraising Professional

Student Fundraisers are responsible for calling friends, family and former students of Texas A&M University on behalf of The Association of Former Students, providing institutional updates, stewarding fundraising efforts and updating contact information. Students will utilize an automated calling system in a professional and enthusiastic environment. Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, insightful knowledge of the institution, ability to accept direction and a strong desire to achieve goals. The Call Center offers flexible scheduling Sunday from 1-4:30 p.m. and 5:30–9, and Monday - Thursday 5:30-9 p.m. Student Fundraisers are required to select and work 3 shifts each week with at least one of those shifts being on the weekend. Flexible scheduling, tuition assistance and bonus opportunities are available.


To apply, visit http://tamu.thecallingcenter.com

Address

505 George Bush Drive
College Station, TX 77840

Phone Number

(979) 845-7514

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