Civil Service Position Title: Program Coordinator

Working Title: Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations


  • Bachelor’s degree (120 semester hours) in communications, marketing, or other related field required
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience in alumni relations or development (preferably in an institute of higher learning), or other constituent relations required.

The position requires a background check.


The Associate Director of Alumni Relations reports to the Director of Alumni Relations. The Associate Director works directly with the Director of Alumni Relations to assist in the coordination, implementation and management of alumni programs consistent with the University’s mission and vision by providing outreach and building relationships with Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) alumni.

The Associate Director provides management support, guidance and supervision to other Alumni Relations staff and volunteers as directed. The Associate Director assists the Director in providing leadership, management and supervision in coordinating various Alumni Association activities and events from logistics, communication and budget, including, but not limited to, the annual NEIU Weekend, Commencement activities, the In Common Magazine, other alumni programs, affinity programs, academic department and college alumni-related initiatives.

The Associate Director directly manages the NEIUAA membership program, engaging in member recruitment and renewal efforts as well as producing regular performance and assessment reports for the membership program. The Associate Director develops and executes an effective strategy and communications plan to increase annual giving through two annual direct membership appeals, annual online membership drives, as well as membership events. The individual also oversees stewardship and cultivation efforts/initiatives for NEIUAA donors.     


$60,000 – $65,000 per year


Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)



To apply:

In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

Above you can download and print a copy of the Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Form. You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with official transcripts, resume and cover letter to cs-employment@neiu.edu by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at (773) 442-5200, or email us at CS-Employment@neiu.edu. Please visit the State Universities Civil Service System website for general information. NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:

A current application, affirmative action form, statement of annuitant status form, official transcript(s), resume and cover letter must be submitted by the close of business 7/23/21.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.