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POSITION: Alumni Events Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Alumni Services
APPLY TO: See Job Description


Primary Responsibilities:  Coordination of alumni events held on and off campus while serving as a University spokesperson at those events; engagement of alumni volunteers to assist with events; development of strategies to encourage alumni attendance at events; and associated budgetary responsibilities.


Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree, strong verbal/written communication skills, event planning/management experience and the ability to work weekends/irregular hours and travel (sometimes overnight) are required.  Experience managing a social media presence for a business/organization is preferred.


Send a letter of application, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to Jerilyn Hutson, Search Committee Chair, EIU Alumni Services, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61912 or e-mail at


Review of applications will begin on 3/18/13 and continue until on campus interviews are scheduled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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