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Administrative Assistant in Advancement and Alumni Relations

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, with locations in Michigan and Florida, seeks an Administrative Assistant in the Advancement and Alumni Relations Office. This position will be located at the Lansing, MI campus.

The Administrative Assistant for Advancement and Alumni Relations provides operational and project implementation assistance for the Advancement and Alumni Relations Office. The individual in this position is responsible for aspects of the Law School’s communication and interactions with alumni and donors. The position reports to the Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations.

Job duties include general office administration; oversight of alumni and donor records in the Law School’s management system/database; receiving and processing gifts, pledges, and requests from alumni, and maintenance of database updates; prepare data reports; assist with scheduling, planning, and logistics for alumni and constituent related meetings and events; and, assists in the upkeep of the alumni website and alumni portal; and support web and social media communications.

Successful candidates will possess all or many of the following qualifications and/or skills: Associate degree required, Bachelor degree preferred; excellent computer skills including Word and Excel, familiarity with video conference platforms; experience with other database software; effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; accuracy and attention to detail; ability to handle confidential information; good time management and ability to multitask; ability to interact positively with individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds; occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected]. Please include “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. Ms. Viktoria Metcalfe, Human Resources Generalist, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, 300 S. Capitol Ave, Lansing MI, 48933. First consideration will be given to those who apply before January 17, 2022. We are an equal employment opportunity employer.