DIRECTOR, CLASS CONNECTIONS, Alumni Association, to set the strategic direction, lead the planning, and oversee the implementation of undergraduate classes and alumni class-based engagement strategies. Will initiate and lead long-term planning to develop a cohesive alumni and student engagement strategy; expand online programming for class connections; enhance Tech Reunions program to execute a world-class event; and manage staff serving all class-based events, focusing on developing and implementing strategies around volunteer recruitment, training, and leadership development.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; at least five years' experience, preferably in alumni relations or volunteer leadership development in a nonprofit setting; two years' experience supervising staff, setting goals, and managing performance and budgets; understanding of volunteer management best practices; ability to recruit, motivate, train, and manage diverse volunteers; experience collaborating with volunteers; experience planning and marketing programs, setting and implementing strategy, and establishing and meeting goals and priorities; excellent interpersonal, planning, organizational, presentation, and written and oral communication skills; openness to change; initiative; attention to detail; discretion with confidential information; support for MIT's commitment to advancement and diversity, equity, and inclusion; proficiency with standard computer applications (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Zoom, and PowerPoint); and knowledge of web content management systems. Must be able to establish effective working relationships with colleagues, alumni, and other constituents; collaborate as part of a team in a service-oriented environment; influence others and move toward a common vision/goal; work strategically; develop and deliver training for a wide variety of audiences; and manage diverse tasks concurrently while meeting deadlines. PREFERRED: marketing skills and experience with a volunteer management platform (e.g., Hivebrite), Salesforce, and Ellucian Advance Web. Job #23211-9
This is a hybrid position with a combination of on-campus and remote work.
Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.
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