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Spring 2019: VCU Alumni - Events Assistant Intern (PAID)

Dec 14, 2018

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

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Position Information


Role Code/Title 19013 - Admin Office Spec III (03)
Position Number H19013
Working Title Alumni Events Assistant
Department Alumni Relations
Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range $15/hour
Campus Off-site
Position Type Student
Hours/Week 8-16
Normal work days 5
Normal work hours  
Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job

As a member of the Alumni Office, the Alumni Events Assistant will be responsible for helping with logistical planning of events and programs that are aimed at engaging VCU alumni. The assistant will conduct research, perform administrative tasks and perform other event related tasks as needed. He or she will attend and participate in event related activities and meetings. The assistant will support event logistics for MCV Campus Reunion weekend occurring April 5-7, 2019. The Alumni Event Assistant must possess excellent interpersonal communications skills and be skilled at building relationships. The Assistant must able to handle confidential information and be trusted to consistently arrive at work on time and present a professional image. The position will report to the Director of Alumni Reunion and Recognition Programs.

Required Qualifications

The position requires flexibility and the ability to work independently on projects.
A self starter – and a good communicator.
Must take direction and follow it. 
Organized and detail oriented. 
Must be available to work at the MCV Reunion Weekend, April 5-7, 2019. 
Basic experience (paid, volunteer or club) in events, conferences, communications, fundraising, program management and/or non-profit management. 
Pride for VCU.

Preferred Qualifications

Self-starter and a good communicator
Working reunion in April
Experience with events, communications and conferences.
Pride in VCU.

Job Open Date 12/06/2018
Remove from posting on or before  
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants  
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    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    2. Resume