Alumni and Community Engagement Assistant

Calgary, Alberta
Communications and Community Relations
AU Calgary
70,281.80  Annual
42,868.48  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division Communications and Community Relations FTE 1.0
Location Name AU Calgary Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Calgary, Alberta Job ID 1383
Posted 05/14/2018 Wage Min 42868.4800
Closing Date 06/01/2018 Wage Max 70281.8000


This position is responsible for supporting a range of alumni and student engagement activities. The Assistant supports the strategy and delivery of engagement efforts that aim to build and strengthen relationships amongst AU’s community of graduates, students, community partners and other constituents.The Assistant is an ambassador for AU and University Relations. This position requires flexibility as workloads and priorities may change quickly. The incumbent is expected to manage direction and tasks to ensure work is completed within reasonable timelines.


Undergraduate degree in an appropriate area such as commerce, marketing, communications, public relations or non-profit studies and two or more year’s related work experience is preferred. An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

Applicants should:

  • Be people-oriented with strong customer service, interpersonal and communication (verbal, written, and presentation) skills
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills, be able to multi-task effectively and efficiently especially during peak periods (i.e., semester start-up), and meet deadlines
  • Be a motivated, self-starter and able to work both independently and within a team
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and internet applications.
  • Be able to respect confidentiality of records
  • Be able to foster positive working relationships with students, alumni, and staff at all levels
  • Ability to demonstrate University values of integrity, community, adaptability, respect, and excellence
  • Be able to work the occasional evening or week-ends
  • Be able to travel as required
  • Experience working in a post-secondary environment is an asset, but is not required
  • Knowledge and experience with the Banner Student System or Raiser’s Edge or similar systems is an asset, but is not required

The full job profile can be viewed at: Alumni and Community Engagement Assistant

For further information regarding this position, please contact Tara Friesen at 1-403-294-7319 or via email: