Each Assistant Director will serve as class manager for milestone reunion committees, including volunteer recruitment, training, management and communications.
Serve as class manager for milestone reunion committees, including volunteer recruitment, training, and communications.
Coordinate with events team on class-specific programming and events during Alumni Weekend.
Manage peer to peer alumni outreach and solicitations.
Serve as staff liaison for personal identity affinity group(s).
Recruit, train, and provide programming support for volunteer board members.
Manage assigned portfolio of alumni to cultivate volunteer and annual giving pipeline.
Identify new opportunities for alumni to engage with the University and qualify alumni for potential giving capacity.
Cultivate, maintain, and strengthen alumni ties to the University.
Complete 75 alumni visits per year.
Support participation giving goals and solicit gifts for the Odyssey Scholarship Program, or for other assigned area.
Travel to meet with alumni volunteers and attend events, including evenings and weekends.
Use the alumni database to record individual visits and contact reports.
Identify and cultivate partnerships both within Alumni Relations and Development and across the University.
Prepare for and actively participate in staff meetings.
Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
Perform other duties as assigned in support of alumni engagement and annual giving programs.
Communicate Effectively & With Influence
Display Emotional Intelligence
Foster Partnership & Collaboration
Lead Performance & Flawless Execution
Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher required.
A minimum of two years of professional work experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
Willingness and ability to travel occasionally to meet with alumni and constituents based on programmatic and regional needs to strengthen participation in all areas of the University.
Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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