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Alumni Coordinator

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Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 campuses currently serve over 12,000 students, of whom 98% are minority, 87% are low-income, and 82% are first-generation college goers. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students for success in college. For that reason, we are looking for the best talent in education.
Alumni Coordinators are responsible for helping to support our scholars while they are in college, with the objective of improving persistence and college graduation.  The AC builds and maintains close student relationships, develops a strong knowledge of on-campus student support services, and leverages quantitative and qualitative data from our alumni to help refine the campus’s college readiness program. The AC needs to have strong counseling experience, as well as a passion and knowledge of the issues that impact our scholars’ college completion.

At this time, we anticipate the following Alumni Coordinator openings for the 2017-18 school year:
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    What You Can Expect from Noble
    Strong School Culture: We have structures in place that enable you to teach 99% of your class period. You have autonomy to teach what you want to teach. We trust you to do what is best for students. If you ask for support, you will receive it. The work is exceptionally challenging, but it is also the most rewarding.

Meaningful Relationships: Our people genuinely care for and enjoy working with each other.
We focus on building strong, meaningful relationships with every student and family. Everyone works with the shared mission of getting students ready for college.

High Expectations: Expectations are consistent for every adult and student in the building. From ensuring we have working copiers to responding to all emails you send, we are obsessed with following through on the basics that every teacher deserves.
Have proven results helping low-income students achieve significant academic gains
Have an understanding of the academic, financial and social factors that impact college persistence
A belief that all students can succeed in high school, college, and life
A data-driven mindset
The discipline to self-reflect and the hunger to continuously improve
Bachelor’s degree
Eligibility to work in the United States
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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
The Noble Network of Charter Schools Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Associate Vice Chancellor For Alumni Relations

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Job Summary: The Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations is responsible for providing strategic direction for all aspects of the alumni relations program in partnership with the National Alumni Board, senior advancement management team, alumni relations staff and other key internal and external stakeholders. This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, and is a member of the senior advancement management team.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Provides strategic vision for alumni engagement and implements that vision in a focused and collaborative manner. Plans an implements a comprehensive alumni relations program that supports TCU's vision of being a world-class, values-centered University.
Engages alumni, parents and friends in the life of the University in meaningful and measurable ways throughout their lifetime. Develops and monitors metrics related to alumni engagement. Understands how to use metrics to set strategy, allocate resources and assess outcomes.
Establishes and maintains relationships with a wide range of alumni, parents and friends within Texas, nationally and internationally to increase engagement, satisfaction and philanthropic support. Works closely with University Development to ensure that the Alumni Relations program is integrally involved in the ongoing effort to secure philanthropic support.
Works closely with Loyalty Giving staff to develop and implement a strategy to educate and engage current students in a spirit of philanthropy from the time they enter TCU. Works closely with the National Alumni Board to ensure strong and productive relationships between its members and the Clark Society Board, Frog Club Board and the University's academic and administrative leaders.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships and programs with other University units such as admissions, career services, athletics, student affairs and academic schools and colleges. Leads alumni relations staff of eleven, provides guidance and support for their professional development. Develops and manages the alumni relations budget for maximum ROI while being a thoughtful steward of University resources. Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements:
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 10 plus years of relevant senior level professional experience as a leader in alumni relations or closely related field.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role or as a senior member of the University administration.
  • Applicants should include a letter describing their qualifications for the position, a resume, and contact information for five references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
References and employers will not be contacted without prior knowledge or approval of the candidate.
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Master's degree.
  • Experience in other advancement areas, including major gift fundraising, annual fund leadership, marketing or communications in higher education.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge and philosophy supportive of an integrated approach to advancement.
  • Skill in project management techniques and implementation.
  • Skill and experience using a constituent relationship management system, preferably Blackbaud CRM; and the ability to leverage te4chnology to make strategic decisions, assess outcomes and provide better service.
  • Skill in leadership practices and techniques.
  • Skill in effective written and verbal communication.
  • Skill in analyzing and organizing information.
  • Skill in writing, developing presentations and presentation techniques.
  • Ability and willingness to lead by example and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to foster a highly collaborative, team atmosphere.
  • Ability to train and lead staff.
  • Ability to review and make recommendations to improve and streamline processes.
  • Ability to design and implement programs.
  • Ability to analyze, summarize and present complex issues and solutions to senior leadership.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet identified deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to evaluate and make recommendations to improve operations.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and formulate and implement operational improvements.
  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a team serving a common goal.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
  • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
  • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
  • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
  • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
  • Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Work Environment:
  • Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
  • There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
  • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

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Assistant Director, Alumni Programs (Young Alumni And Students)

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Position Summary Reporting to the Director

, Alumni Programs, the responsibilities of the Assistant Director, Alumni Programs (Young Alumni and Students) include 1) developing and managing initiatives that maintain and strengthen the university’s ties to young alumni through targeted programming, events and volunteer management and 2) overseeing outreach and program management to engage undergraduate and graduate students in support of their transition from students to alumni who are actively connected to Rice throughout their lives. The Assistant Director will develop annual and long-term strategic initiatives to integrate these constituencies within the larger cohort of alumni relations and fundraising efforts via programming and communication expressly focused on these audiences. This person’s effort will also be focused on the design and execution of increased and targeted means by which students and alumni may interact with each other.

Education Required Bachelor's Degree

Substitution for Education Requirement Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement


Education Preferred Rice degree


Experience Required

1 year

Type of Experience Professional experience in a nonprofit or higher education environment which includes experience in one or more of these areas:

managing volunteers, working with individuals ages 18 to 35, relationship cultivation, program development or other related experience.

Substitution for Experience Requirement Education may not be substituted for the experience requirement


Experience Preferred

  • Two or more years of related experience in volunteer management and relationship cultivation.

  • Experience using and working with database information systems.

  • Experience working in alumni relations.


/Certification Required Must possess (or have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license with no more than three moving violations and/or at fault accidents within the past 36 months, and no convictions or deferred dispositions for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) within the past five years.

Skills Required

  • Able to act strategically and champion new ideas and programs while maintaining the long-term integrity and legacy of an historic institution.

  • Detail-oriented and focused on producing work of the highest caliber.

  • Service-oriented and sensitive to the needs, motivations and expectations of others.

  • High capacity multitasker with strong skills in organization and time management, able to meet deadlines and work with distractions.

  • Able to deliver results while being process-oriented and build relationships with alumni volunteers and others.

  • Must be industrious and possess a strong ethic of accountability.

  • Must be able to work independently while adhering to the standards, policies and procedures of a larger team.

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to speak before groups with ease.

  • Must act with discretion and integrity at all times.

  • Must be adept at using personal computers in a Windows environment.

  • Proven success working with diverse personalities and managing, assisting, and motivating volunteers to accomplish goals on time, within budget, and with adherence to university guidelines.

Skills Preferred Competence in using MS Office Suite



/ External Contacts INTERNAL: Frequent contact with many offices within the University, including all offices within the division and other administrative and academic offices. May include the President’s and Provost’s Offices as well as division heads, department chairs, students, faculty, and other staff members. EXTERNAL: Extensive contact with Rice alumni; frequent contact with both internal and external vendors as well as others having business with the Alumni Relations office.

Physical Demands Must be able to lift

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Alumni Relations Officer

Job Descriptions:This twelve-month position reports directly to the VP of Advancement, however works closely with the Director of Community Relations, and the Advancement team. This position will direct and manage all aspects of the school’s alumni relation activities, including fundraising, events, and guiding alumni volunteers.

The essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: In living out our mission, GAC faculty and staff are expected to actively demonstrate their desire for Christ-like relationships by engaging in full campus life and ministry with their colleagues, parents and students.Formulates and executes strategies for the Alumni Giving and Reunion Giving Campaigns in collaboration with the Advancement team and volunteer leadership. ?Conducts the direct fundraising solicitations for alumni and alumni parents, which includes meeting with alumni and friends of the school individually and in group settings in the Atlanta area and across the country. Solicits a growing number of leadership alumni prospects annually.Creates and manages an alumni and alumni parent engagement program designed to increase the level of engagement with GAC. ?Manages online alumni portal, managing users, updating data as needed in on campus systems, and developing and executing marketing strategies to increase alumni engagement with the portal.Develops and cultivates alumni fundraising and engagement volunteer network. Includes recruiting volunteers, creating training materials for alumni volunteers, communicating regularly with alumni volunteers, and establishing and meeting goals in partnership with alumni volunteers. ? Manages the requests, expectations, and messages of alumni volunteers (class agents, reunion volunteers, and callers).Drafts key alumni giving messages and communications (drafting and editing copy for letters, emails, social media, newsletters, website updates, etc.). ?Manages collection and organization of alumni content for the GAC magazine, including class news, event updates, alumni profiles, and other content as needed.With the oversight of the VP of Advancement, develop the strategy for and execute regional alumni groups and/or events to provide additional points of engagement for alumni not living in the metro Atlanta area. ?Plays an active role with students in the high school to build relationships and increase students’ understanding of the role of alumni relations and fundraising after graduation. ?Serves as an advocate for alumni across the entire GAC community, proactively seeking opportunities to share alumni stories and experiences

Embraces the mission and vision of Greater Atlanta Christian School.Required Experience:Core Position Specific Requirements: Christ-like reflection of faith:Demonstrated ability to show active and maturing reflection of Christ to co-workers and others through involvement in church and employer organization as well as role model Christian values in words and actions. Passion for the school’s mission*: Demonstrated ability to achieve goal-oriented results to meet rigorous performance standards in prior positions or relevant experiences; inspire passion in others for an organization’s mission.Collaborative:Demonstrated ability to effectively and proactively work jointly with colleagues, parents (if previously employed by a school) and community in the pursuit of a common goal.Innovative: Demonstrated ability to utilize new strategies, resources and tools as well as to adapt quickly and willingly to changing organizational needs and technologies.Exceptional service:History of professional excellence through diligence, organization, and communication skills.Ambassadorship:Demonstrated ability to proactively cultivate and fulfill opportunities that inspire passion in others for an organization’s mission;Pursuit of professional growth: History of commitment to life-long learning through active professional growth and/or graduate studies.Successful background check clearance.Role-Specific Specific Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.Minimum of three years of progressive experience in non-profit or educational fundraising, preferably in an annual giving or alumni position or transferrable skills in sales.Self-starter with the ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive and fluid environment with attention to detail and accuracy. ?Flexible problem-solver with a demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member ?and manage multiple projects at once. ?Significant experience working with high-level volunteers. ?Very strong computer skills, including high competency in Microsoft Office software, ?databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge), and email marketing programs. ?Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies. ?Commitment to the mission of Greater Atlanta Christian School and willingness to serve as an ambassador for the school both internally and externally. ?Desire to have a strong partnership with alumni, students, faculty, and parents.Strong desire to be part of a community as reflected, for example, in attendance and support at important community gatherings (the arts, athletics, major assemblies, etc.). Some travel required.Keyword: Alumni Relations OfficerFrom: Greater Atlanta Christian School

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Associate Director Of Development, Alumni

Associate Director of Development, Alumni *The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine

  • Office of Development is currently seeking an Associate Director of Development*. The Associate Director of Development will join another development professional in the School of Medicine’s development office whose work is exclusively focused on securing major gifts from alumni. These gift officers will focus on soliciting gifts from alumni of at least $25,000 ranging up to gifts in the seven-figures and above. These professionals will be joined in their fundraising work with alumni by the Associate Dean for Development and Chief Development Officer, the Executive Director of the Medical Alumni Association of the University of Maryland, and the Assistant Dean for Development, who all carry major responsibilities for alumni fundraising within their portfolios of duties. The candidate must have the presence and bearing to be taken seriously as a person of substance by the school’s physicians/alumni, be capable of representing the Dean and the school’s faculty leadership, and be able to relate the highly scientific elements of the school’s case for support to a physician audience. A big part of this development professional’s job will be to connect the nostalgic memories alumni prospects have of their days as medical students with the school’s present day profile as a leading medical school, scientifically elite, and on the cutting edge of bringing new knowledge to the fore and new treatments and cures into practice. This professional will be undergirded in this effort by the school’s strong sense of history and its alumni constituents’ strong sense of loyalty and connection to their school.

Benefits Information UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

Essential Functions * Manages a portfolio of 100 to 150 significant prospects, in the range of $25,000 to over $1 million. Develops strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for the assigned alumni portfolio to close key gifts.

  • Coordinates fundraising efforts around Medical Alumni Association Reunion Weekend for 25th, 30th, and 35th Reunion classes.

  • Collaborates with Medical Alumni Association and School of Medicine Development leadership to implement strategies for securing major gifts from assigned alumni.

  • Solicits gifts directly and prepares and briefs other senior colleagues for solicitations.

  • Collaborates with and Senior Director of Planned Giving to broaden planned giving support from alumni.

  • Provides regular reports to UMSOM on the progress of major gift fundraising.

  • Travels regionally and nationally and interacts regularly with alumni prospects and faculty members.

  • Other related duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master’s degree preferred.


  • Four years' experience developing complex fundraising strategies, and previous work in major gifts. Fundraising experience in an academic medical setting is preferred. Credit history review may be required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * Experience in major gifts work, willingness to travel, and drive to attain a high-level of activity in the field.

  • An ability to work with faculty, staff, and senior administration to develop major gift donor opportunities.

  • An ability to establish strong collaborative ties with faculty and senior administration in achieving fundraising objectives.

  • Knowledge of best practices.

  • Be results-oriented and capable of bringing gifts to closure within an acceptable timeframe.

  • An ability to gain an appropriate familiarity with all of the school’s various departments, centers, institutes, and programs and be able to represent the whole of the school and all of its units to alumni prospects.

  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills coupled with the ability to solve problems and make decisions.

  • An ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.

  • Oral/written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Flexibility in the performance of other duties as required or assigned by the Assistant Dean.

*Hiring Range:

  • Competitive Salary commensurate with education and experience If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job:Exempt Staff

Organization: Medicine

  • Development*

Title:Associate Director of Development, Alumni


Requisition ID:170000D1

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Assistant Director Of Alumni & Donor Relations For Career Programs

Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations for Career Programs will lead Grinnell College’s innovative efforts to develop and cultivate alumni volunteer opportunities designed to advance the career, civic, and personal development of Grinnell College students.

This position is responsible for planning and executing events and initiatives that are already part of the program, and to develop and facilitate, along with colleagues in Development and Alumni Relations and in the Center for Careers, Life, and Service, new opportunities for alumni and parent volunteers to engage with students.

The Assistant Director serves as the liaison between faculty, staff, and students and alumni and parent volunteers in order to achieve programmatic objectives and support related College initiatives. The Assistant Director will serve as an integral team member of both the Office of Development and Alumni Relations ( DAR ) and the Center for Careers, Life, and Service ( CLS ) in enhancing overall alumni engagement with the College.

Minimum Qualifications: Preferred applicants will possess 1-3 years of experience working with volunteer, alumni, or career programs. Strong candidates will have experience in event coordination and/or volunteer recruitment strategies, and will have excellent communication skills.

Experience in higher education preferred, but not required. A bachelor’s degree is required, but a master’s degree is preferred.

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Development Coordinator For The Office Of Development And Alumni Relations, Smith School Of Business

Campus/College Information Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary

/Purpose of Position The Development Coordinator position provides high-level program support for the Development team at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

This position will leverage the fundraising efforts of the entire front-line fundraising team including major gifts and annual giving. The development coordinator performs many of the internal functions necessary to help advance these programs. The coordinator must be a self-starter and have a keen sense of the mission of the Smith School with the ability to triage and to respond to issues and opportunities as they arise.

This position requires frequent contact with prospects, donors, external constituents, and staff in order to coordinate fundraising and donor relations efforts, and to facilitate communications with internal and external constituents. The coordinator will also provide support for the work of other staff within the department. Must be able to work evenings or weekends as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor

’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: Minimum of three years of administrative experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • High degree of attention to detail.

  • Able to gather and analyze data, write reports, and suggest recommendations to translate the data into fundraising metrics.

  • Collaborative and able to interact effectively with both external and internal audiences and capable of building strong work relationships in a complex environment.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment, prioritize tasks, think proactively, and work independently, using good judgment and experience to make decisions.

  • Ability to utilize software to create and present documents, charts, graphs and spreadsheets.

  • The successful candidate will need to think independently, contribute as a problem solver, handle complex tasks while maintaining deadlines, be well organized and multitask, communicate clearly, have proficiency with various software packages (Microsoft Office) and database systems.

  • Must be able to work evenings or weekends as necessary.

Preferences Prior experience in fundraising

/development environment is preferred.

Additional Information Physical Demands of the Position:

This is a primarily a sedentary position with the physical demands found in an office environment involving extensive use of desktop computers. Individual must be able to walk moderate distances to run errands on campus (building to building) and carry small loads, such as boxes and packages for the mailing of such items.

Must be able to work evenings or weekends as necessary. For best consideration, please apply by Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Benefits offered:

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays; Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage. Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.

Physical Demands This is a primarily a sedentary position with the physical demands found in an office environment involving extensive use of desktop computers

. Individual must be able to walk moderate distances to run errands on campus (building to building) and carry small loads, such as boxes and packages for the mailing of such items.

Must be able to work evenings or weekends as necessary.

Diversity Statement The University of Maryland

, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Functional Title: Development Coordinator for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Smith School of Business Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.00 Unit: VPUR-Development Posting Date: 02/22/2017

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Regional Alumni Director - Chicago, IL/ New York, NY/ Pittsburgh, PA

Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) Regional Alumni Director is responsible for planning, managing, and executing WWP Alumni activities within assigned regions, including managing Alumni staff in various locations, acting as liaison between Alumni and WWP staff, identifying issues and matching warrior needs with WWP’s services and support, as well as with third party organizations.

  • Develop, mentor, and coach all Alumni staff within assigned region to ensure consistent interaction with Alumni and families, monitors and develops training, and ensures alignment with organizational priorities and culture + Approve and manage budget for assigned area + Identify and/or develop methods for maintaining contact with Alumni and families, developing ongoing relationships with individual warriors and families + Responsible for all Alumni and family activities within assigned region, including developing retention plans, identifying potential activities and Alumni issues, determining appropriate support programs and methods for resolving Alumni issues, and communicating with individual Alumni and families + Interact with warriors and families, and work as liaison with other WWP departments to ensure that Alumni issues are successfully resolved and communicated + Interact with individuals at government agencies, supporters, and donors to ensure success of Alumni retention efforts + Monitor Alumni and family attendance at events to ensure relevance, traveling with Alumni as needed and coordinating various retention and outreach efforts to ensure their attendance and participation in events + Manages tracking and reporting of Alumni efforts + Travel as needed to specific events to provide an onsite presence and resource during the event activity to ensure Alumni participation in event’s success + Monitors Alumni population as a whole in order to identify and report deficiencies or gaps in programs and services to include WWP programs, VA, DoD, and other third party organizations + Other related duties as assigned + Highly motivated, passionate and creative team player with demonstrated commitment to the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team environment + Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple priorities with tight deadlines + Able to effectively handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint + Must possess a professional presence and demeanor + Must possess excellent communications skills + Must be a team player, with ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful, mature and flexible manner + Able to troubleshoot, identify viable options, and problem-solve using excellent reasoning abilities and demonstrating sound judgment + Ability to take initiative, multi-task, work independently, and work well under pressure + Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals in leadership and key community roles + Skill and ease in public and serving as representative for the organization

  • Demonstrated ease and confidence in public speaking addressing diverse groups of individuals + Proven leadership abilities, preferably with experience supervising remote subordinates, including ability to lead, motivate, coach, and educate staff members + Mission-driven, guided by our core values, and a pleasure to work with + Bachelor's degree or six (6) years relevant military work experience required + Minimum three (3) years of staff management experience required + Experience with military treatment facilities and/or military medical separation/retirement process preferred + Experience in relationship-building with military organizations, veterans associations, and other targeted constituents preferred + Experience in organizing and coordinating events preferred + Experience working with military rank structure, protocols and culture preferred + Experience using social networking as related to veteran engagement preferred + Should have excellent communication skills and ability to build rapport with service specific wounded warrior programs and transitioning/separating veterans + Must be able to travel 50% - 75% of the time + Valid United States driver’s license required Posting Title (External): Regional Alumni Director - Chicago, IL/ New York, NY/ Pittsburgh, PA ID: 11003

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Vice President For Institutional Advancement & Alumni Relations

POSITION DETAILS Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations will take a leadership role in strategically developing and implementing an aggressive fundraising program and in maintaining alumni connected to the mission of the college and active in college affairs. The Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations will work closely with the President, QC Foundation Board, alumni office, senior administrators, faculty and fundraising volunteers in the planning and execution of the development program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Leading the President’s fundraising team on the formulation of fundraising goals and priorities and in the execution of established goals and priorities.

  • Designing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to increase giving for all areas of fundraising, including annual giving, major and planned giving, and capital campaigns.

  • Directing teams that will implement the strategic plans for increased giving efforts.

  • Developing detailed strategies and programs for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individual and prospective donors; managing the groups responsible for such activities.

  • Developing, planning, and managing a variety of fundraising and cultivation events.

  • Overseeing the creation of solicitation and marketing materials to communicate fundraising needs.

  • Managing the development budget and financial reporting for all development activities; ensuring that reports are in compliance.

  • Developing, articulating, and implementing a comprehensive communications plan that will inform all fundraising activities and priorities.

  • Establish and maintain communication with the President, the Foundation Board, Provost, alumni, community leaders, faculty, staff and volunteers to gain an understanding of the college’s substantive priorities, and translating those priorities into development, marketing, and public relations initiatives that lead to cultivation and solicitation; subsequently leading teams in the development and implementation of these initiatives.

  • Crafting and developing a long-term, systematic fundraising plan that will sustain and increase fundraising totals annually and in accordance with established priorities.

  • Engaging and involving the President and faculty members (as appropriate) in the cultivation and solicitation of high-level prospects (i.e. individuals, corporations, foundations, and alumni). * Overseeing the design and implementation of systematic donor and prospect research to support sound assessment of donors and prospects, and developing strategies designed to realize the current and lifetime giving potential of individual donors, leading to a stronger major gifts program.

  • Cultivating, soliciting, and closing on gifts, as the leader in the fundraising effort.

  • Developing, planning, and managing a variety of alumni relations events and programs so that alumni remain engaged with the college.

  • Developing and executing a development strategy with alumni to increase their philanthropic support of the College.

  • Supervising and directing development and alumni relations staff. QUALIFICATIONS This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience. Preferred Qualifications The successful candidate will be an energetic, dynamic leader with a strong record of success raising significant major gifts and proven ability to build and enhance relationships with donors. A strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment are essential, as are excellent written and verbal communication skills. A proven record of working as part of a team is necessary. Master’s degree and at least 10 years’ experience in fundraising and development preferred. Experience in higher education a plus. CUNY TITLE Vice President COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary commensurate with education and experience. CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. HOW TO APPLY If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below: * Go to and click on “Employment” * Click “Search job postings” * Click on “More options to search for CUNY jobs” * Search by Job Opening ID number 16257 * Click on “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions. Please note that candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format. Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system. CLOSING DATE Open Until Filled with Review to begin on February 19, 2017. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Executive EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Queens College Job Title: Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Alumni Relations Job ID: 16257 Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Manager, Alumni Engagement

Responsibilities: Please submit a resume with Job No. 32-17. Instructions to complete the application are provided in a PDF format at the bottom of the recruitment posting.

A link to upload a resume and/or other support documents is provided within the body of the online application. Please note that application materials must be completed in its entirety in order to be considered for the recruitment pool. The Alumni Engagement Manager is an exempt, full-time administrator position which reports to the Director of Alumni Engagement.

The Alumni Engagement Manager position creates strategic and targeted engagement opportunities for both existing and new programming alumni and alumni related affinity groups. In this role, the incumbent manages the transition of these groups from quality engagement into quality participation points for Chapman University through monetary gifting on an annual basis. In collaboration with university partners, the manager assists with developing and coordinating a comprehensive plan to engage Chapman's alumni whichinvolves various modes of outreach to build relationships leading to gifting. The incumbent oversees volunteer management for alumni affinity groups to include, but not limited to, Young Alumni, 50 Year Club Alumni, Reunions and Homecoming programs, along with other emerging opportunities such as Alumni of Student Organizations (ASO). This position performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Alumni Engagement Manager. Specific Job Requirements:

An undergraduate degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possess 3- 5 years of experience in prospect management, personal solicitations, affinity and reunion management. Proven ability to plan, prioritize and complete multiple projects and duties in a timely manner despite interruptions, fluctuating workload, conflicting deadlines, and multiple constituent requests.

Possess an understanding of higher education and the ability to build alliances, navigate challenges, think creatively, and work collaboratively. Strong organizational skills with proven ability in scheduling, calendaring and coordinating logistics for meetings, specialevents, and mailings which support programs. Commitment to customer service and working as a team with other advancement staff.

Demonstrated ability to use the Internet and other resources to research and obtain information as assigned. Demonstrated ability to coordinate work of volunteers/students. Strong organizational skills to be able to plan,coordinate, and implement multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.

Strong communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive development materials. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively and interact with diverse constituents within and outside the university. Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor including confidentiality, credibility, honesty, integrity, trust and the ability to motivate others.

General Job Requirements: Knowledge of basic fundraising resources,techniques, and strategies. Strong editing skills with attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.

Ability to plan and implement meetings, communications, and events which support programs. Technical ability to learn and use enterprise software needed for the position. Ability to use tact and diplomacy; to communicate persuasively aboutfund-raising in general and in particular, as it applies to Chapman University.

Ability to work independently, take initiative, and exercise discretion andjudgment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Desired: Knowledge of and/or experience with college or alumni activities. Knowledge of Chapman University policies and procedures. Notice to Applicants:

This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice. Successful completion of criminal background and credit checks are required for final candidate. Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Posting Date: 3/17/2017 Job Number: 32-17 Job Title: Manager, Alumni Engagement Category: Admin Type: Full-Time Status: Accepting Applications

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