Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, (Assistant Director, 4)-AFT-EXTERNAL
August 1, 2018
Glassboro, New Jersey
Rowan University’s Office of Alumni Engagement seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement. Under the leadership of the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for developing and managing initiatives that support the goal of fostering and strengthening ties between the institution and more than 89,000 alumni.
The successful candidate will:
Have experience in alumni engagement or student life programming and will demonstrate initiative, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
Work directly with University Advancement leadership to establish and manage productive relationships with alumni.
Participate in planning, coordinating and implementing alumni programs and events.
Recruit, train, support and manage volunteers in a variety of engagement opportunities, such as reunion committees, regional clubs, and shared interest groups.
Develop and manage initiatives that maintain and strengthen ties to young alumni and students.
Work with campus partners and departments including, but not limited to, Athletics, Career Advancement, and Strategic Enrollment Management to develop new partnerships and collaborative programming.
Partner with colleges and academic departments throughout campus to develop events and outreach targeted to specific constituent groups.
Share responsibility for management of the Office of Alumni Engagement’s social media presence, specifically through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn campaigns.
Create and develop content for the Rowan alumni website and e-newsletter.
Serve as manager of the Office of Alumni Engagement’s social media ambassadors (SMA) program.
Assist with the coordination of other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution.
One (1) year of professional experience in event planning, volunteer management, alumni activities and/or educational programming.
Effective time management skills and ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work some nights and weekends and travel to off-campus locations.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive programs.
Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Nonprofit Management or other related field.
Experience in non-profit service organizations or related activities as a volunteer.
Demonstrated experience in alumni engagement; developing effective strategies for developing events and programs to enhance constituent participation and philanthropic support.
Experience with iModules or similar online constituent engagement platform.
Salary: AFT Range 20
Internal Number: 493044
About Rowan University
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.