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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

None at this time

 


Part-Time/Student Assistant Positions

 

  • Development Student Assistant

  • Fundraising Student Assistant

  • Call Center

  • Various Student Assistant Positions open each ​semester as we near graduation. Departments include Accounting, Former Student Programs, Aggie Ring Program, Development, IT and Travel.  If you are interested in exploring employment with The Association of Former Students, please submit a cover letter, a completed application tx.ag/Application, your resume and your upcoming class schedule to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com or deliver to 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX  77840.  

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:
1. On the Application, please put "Development Student Assistant" in the applying for section.
2. Print, Sign, Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
3. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
4. 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:
1. On the Application, please put "Fundraising Student Assistant" in the applying for section.
2. Print, Sign, Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
3. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
4. 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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