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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.

Part-Time/Student Assistant Positions

Student Assistant - Compliance

Student Assistant - Events

Student Assistant - Events On Call

RuffaloCody Non-Profit Fundraising Professional


Student Assistant - Compliance

SUMMARY

Hours Per Week: 15-20
Start Date:
April/May 2015

Scope: Conducts internal, performance audits of The Association’s departments including review of internal controls, policies, and procedures.  Other areas of work include data analysis and government relations.

DUTIES
Primary Duties: 
Examine financial records and transactions
Examine internal processes
Ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting standards, procedures and internal control
Prepare reports and audit findings 
Recommend improvements to accounting systems and management practices

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.

SUPERVISION
Received: Director of Compliance; Audit Committee of Board of Directors
Given: None

EDUCATION
Required: Bachelor’s degree
Preferred: Current Bush School Student pursuing Master’s in Public Service and Administration

SKILLS
Required: Extensive working knowledge of standard office equipment and software including: Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel; knowledge of applicable auditing procedures.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Required: Ability to operate a keyboard

OTHER
Required:   Effective oral and written communication skills including public speaking. Personable and customer service attitude. Ability to interact with a diverse population and maintain attention to detail. 

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

1. Print, Sign, Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
2. Be sure to put the position you are applying for as "Student Assistant - Compliance"
3. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
4. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 


Student Assistant - Events

No of Openings: 1 (May) 1 (August)
Work Days/Times: M-F; 8am-5pm w/frequent hours after 5pm and on weekends and some holidays
Hours Per Week: 20
Start date: May and August 2015
Supervisor: Coordinator and Director of Events
Job Description: ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Maintain reservations and RSVPs for Association events.
• Organize and prepare files for student, affiliate, and campus groups who wish to rent a conference room in The Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center.
• Assist, as needed, with events of varying size in the evenings and on weekends.
• Type up notes and agendas from meetings, run errands, etc.
• Represent The Association of Former Students in a positive light to various groups utilizing The Association’s meeting space.
• Provide excellent customer service to all visitors and Association employees.
• 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.

Qualifications: REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Reliable, punctual, flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks
• Have excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on customer service.
• Be familiar with Texas A&M campus and surrounding area.
• Must have strong writing skills, along with friendly, customer-focused attitude and be organized and detail-oriented.
• Efficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Experience working in a customer focused environment.
• Interested in event planning.

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 and Aggie Ring Days which occur in April, September and November.
• Ability to work in a diverse environment (personalities, nationalities and thoughts) while remaining respectful and responsive to each member of our staff.
• Available to work evenings and weekend hours including occasional holidays.
• 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:
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
2. Be sure to put the position you are applying for as "Student Assistant - Events"
3. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
4. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 

 


 Student Assistant - Events On Call

Work Days/Times: Mon-Sun; varied hours including some holidays
Hours Per Week: varies
Per: Hour
Start date: May 2015
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.

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 and Aggie Ring Days which occur in April, September and November.
• Ability to work in a diverse environment (personalities, nationalities and thoughts) while remaining respectful and responsive to each member of our staff.
• Available to work evenings and weekend hours including occasional holidays.
• 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:
1. Print, Sign, Scan and email to HumanResources@AggieNetwork.com
2. Be sure to put the position you are applying for as "Student Assistant - Events On Call"
3. Mail to: Human Resources 505 George Bush Drive College Station, TX 77840
4. Deliver directly to The Association of Former Students Front Desk

 


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

 

Address

505 George Bush Drive
College Station, TX 77840

Phone Number

(979) 845-7514

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