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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 78 FTEs and more than 645,000 constituents, 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
Alumni Records Assistant
Coordinator of Events
Ring Program Assistant


Part-Time/Student Assistant Positions - The Association of Former Students
Ring Program Student Assistant
Communications Student Assistant
Events On-Call Student Assistant




Ring Program Student Assistant
Work Days/Times: M-F 8am-5pm (4-5 Hr Blocks)
Start date: May 2014

Job Description: 2-3 days required training 

A motivated, detail oriented, customer-focused individual is needed to assist with the daily operations of the Aggie Ring Program. 

Primary duties: 
•Customer service – Build relationships through interactions with customers. 
•Answer questions about the Aggie Ring requirements. 
•Assist with Aggie Ring orders and repairs. 
•Perform all procedures necessary for Aggie Ring Day. 

Preferences: 
•Prior customer service experience. 
•Willingness to work Association events outside normal business hours. 
•Due to extensive training requirements, desire a student assistant who can work multiple years in this role. 

Work schedule: 
•15-20 hrs/week in 4+ hour blocks. 
•Additional hours may be necessary during Ring Orders (approx. 15 weeks/year).

Qualifications: Willingness to work The Association events outside the normal business hours is required. Prior customer service experience is preferred.


Application Instructions:  If you would like to submit an application for consideration of a current or possible future student worker positions, please click here for application.  You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods:
  • Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
  • Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
  • Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

Communications Student Assistant
Work Days/Times: Flexible M-F work-week; 15-20 hours per week between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; occasional event support on nights and weekends.

Job Description:

Primary duties: 
The Communications Student Assistant will help ensure consistency of The Association of Former Students' brand and messaging by providing support to the Director of Communications and Communications Specialists. The position reports to the Director of Communications and is part of the Communications team. 

• Researches and compiles information for Texas Aggie Magazine, AggieNews newsletter, social media, AggieNetwork.com and other publications. 
• Helps update and maintains archives and databases related to the publications. 
• Monitors generic email accounts. 
• Assists in proofreading content for Association publications. 
• If student has sufficient writing, reporting, photography, and/or multimedia production skills, assists in feature story development and production. 
• Provides basic administrative support and customer service. 
• Other duties as assigned/requested. 

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 

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:  If you would like to submit an application for consideration of a current or possible future student worker positions, please click here for application.  You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods:
  • Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
  • Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
  • Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk
**Please include writing samples for Communications Student Assistant consideration**
Events On-Call Student Assistant
Work Days/Times: Varies

Job Description: 

Primary duties: 
Students hired for this position will assist The Association Events Department with set-up and tear-down of meetings, special events and conferences. Student employees will provide exemplary customer service to the campus community and guests in a professional, courteous, and efficient manner. 

•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. 

Students hired for this position will: 

•Be reliable, punctual, flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks as requested by the Events Department. 
•Be organized, detail oriented and resourceful, with good problem-solving and decision-making skills. 
•Work in a diverse environment (personalities, nationalities and thoughts) while remaining respectful and responsive to each member of our staff. 
•Have excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on customer service. 
•Attend any necessary training to update your knowledge of The Association and event procedures. 
•Be familiar with Texas A&M campus and surrounding area. 
•Have familiarity with Microsoft Office. 
•Be on time for each work shift and all meetings. 
•Be available to work evenings and weekend hours. 
•Work mandatory dates/events: Bi-annual Leadership Council Meetings, Annual Distinguished Alumni Gala, Football Home Game Days and Aggie Ring Days which occur in April, September and November. 
•Attend mandatory orientation 
•Secure a replacement and notify supervisor at least 24 hours in advance if unable to work a shift. 
•Dress appropriately and neatly. 
•Be able to lift, push or pull a minimum of 70 lbs.

Preferences: 
•Prior customer service experience. 
•Willingness to work Association events outside normal business hours. 
•Due to extensive training requirements, desire a student assistant who can work multiple years in this role. 

Qualifications: This position requires tact, patience, a calm demeanor, and exemplary manners. Appropriate language and behavior are not only expected but required.

Application Instructions:  If you would like to submit an application for consideration of a current or possible future student worker positions, please click here for application.  You can submit your completed application, resume and class schedule by one of three methods:
  • Print, Sign, Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
  • Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
  • Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk


Part-Time/Student Assistant Positions - RuffaloCody
RuffaloCody Non-Profit Fundraising Professional



Part-Time/Student Assistant Positions

RuffaloCody 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