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Alumni & Parent Engagement Student And Young Alumni Programs Coordinator
Responsibilities Report to the Manager of Student and Young Alumni Programs to plan and execute events for students from Orientation to Commencement, administer marketing, communications, and day-to-day operations of Wheaton in Network (WiN), coordinate young alumni events and communication, and support additional alumni connections initiatives. Duties 1.
Plan and coordinate logistics and marketing for student and young alumni programs and events, including, but not limited to, New Student Orientation, Externship Day, Gradfest, and miscellaneous events throughout the year. 2. Develop content for Wheaton College Alumni Association for Facebook and LinkedIn. Maintain content calendar and execute all postings. 3.
Serve as the primary WiN administrator by responding to alumni and student emails, managing training attendance, reviewing interactions on WiN, and creating reports. 4. Support WiN software and program development through coordinating and requesting user feedback, testing functionality, and identifying opportunities for programmatic improvement. 5. Coordinate and present at WiN student workshops as needed. 6.
Maintain accurate and updated records on all budget expenditures related to the WiN program, Student Programs, Young Alumni events, and new initiatives. Post income and expenses, and prepare regular reports related to Alumni & Parent Engagement budget. 7. Assist with strategy and planning for the Student Alumni Board as needed. 8.
Assist with coordination and execution of on-campus reunions and preparation of related materials. Work Alumni Weekend and Homecoming Weekend. 9. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications 1. Bachelor’s degree (Wheaton College preferred). 2. Two to three years’ experience preferred. 3.
Energized by taking leadership on projects and eager to innovate. 4. Highly organized and able to multitask in fast-paced environment. Able to manage and track details effectively. 5.
Professional presence with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. 6. Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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Director Of Alumni Career Programs And Young Alumni Engagement
Director of Alumni Career Programs and Young Alumni Engagement Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201705167762 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $47,600 - $70,800 Position Information The Director of Alumni Career Programs and Young Alumni Engagement will conceptualize, plan and implement programming to build a career resources network dedicated to new and recent alumni, as well as alumni in career transition. The director will design and implement programs and events that provide career advice and mentoring, internship opportunities, online resources and will identify existing career resources available for UCR alumni.
He/she will establish and maintain strong relationships with volunteers, donors, alumni, and parents, the UCR Career Center, campus schools and colleges, and University Extension to further enhance programing efforts. He/she must work independently as well as collaboratively while achieving defined goals. Additionally, the incumbent will manage programming for young alumni engagement and oversee alumni networks, assisting chapters and clubs to coordinate professional and social activities to engage alumni.
Other responsibilities include participating on committees; budget and financial administration; developing marketing and promotional strategies; and providing advice and counsel in areas relating to career programs and services. Cover letter required. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Required Licenses License Requirement Valid California Driver's License Preferred Valid Driver's License Required Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Required 4 years of professional experience in career services Preferred Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Ability to attend evening and weekend events as needed Required Minimum Requirements Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques. Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Strong presentation and public speaking skills. Demonstrated ability to conduct training to different audiences including alumni, students, staff and volunteers. Knowledge of marketing best practices including direct mail, email, and social media.
Skill in use of statistical tools and surveys. Resourcefulness in finding appropriate solutions to problems and initiative in presenting alternatives and implementing solutions to ensure effective change. Ability to anticipate problems and take necessary action to eliminate or mitigate potential negative effects.
Experience managing events. Strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail and ability to follow through and meet deadlines. Ability to be flexible in working independently as well as collaboratively with University Advancement colleagues, faculty, staff, students and volunteers to achieve defined goals.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact diplomatically with diverse personalities and to exercise judgment and tact in interaction with alumni leaders, donors, parents and various internal/external constituencies. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to present information clearly and logically. Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills. Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design. Demonstrated ability to create and implement innovative programs to address career development needs of recent graduates and alumni in career transition.
Familiarity with LinkedIn and other career-related online networking tools. . Experience with Raiser-s Edge or alumni/donor databases. Knowledge of UCR University Advancement and alumni organization structure, policies, and procedures. Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region.
The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel. UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices." + Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including: + Graduate School of Education
62nd among ranked schools + Bourns College of Engineering
71st among ranked schools The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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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 www.cuny.edu 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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Associate Director OF Stewardship, Development & Alumni Relations, Donor Relation
Tracking Code 4557/D2617 Job Description The Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations designs, implements and manages University-wide programs, communications and/or accepted practices to recognize, engage and steward Boston University's most generous donors. This position serves as lead liaison with the Global Leadership Team for the review of stewardship initiatives for principal-rated donors and prospects and with development officers in the creation of individualized stewardship/cultivation plans and customized deliverables for key/top donors and prospects.
He/she manages two full-time assistant directors. Required Skills Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Five to eight years of related experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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Senior Associate Director, Guaa (Georgetown University Alumni Association) Alliances – Office Of Advancement
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world. Requirements Senior Associate Director, GUAA (Georgetown University Alumni Association) Alliances – Office of Advancement The Senior Associate Director works with current and potential Alliances specifically chartered by the Georgetown University Alumni Association (GUAA) to enhance and amplify the efforts of the overall Office of Advancement Alliances and strategy by adding additional opportunities and areas for alumni engagement. S/he works to research, incubate, launch, and grow GUAA Alliances depending on the phase of development of that Alliance – to include market research, data analysis, events and programs, membership models, volunteer leadership identification, development, and stewardship. Reporting to the Senior Director of Career & Regional Initiatives, the Senior Associate Director has duties that include but are not limited to: Management of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance (GEA) (50% E) + Serves as primary contact for the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance (GEA), chartered by GUAA.
Manages the GEA Board and ensures compliance with GEA bylaws and GUAA policies - to include monthly board meetings, and developing and growing the leadership and board.
Partners with GEA board and GUAA Career Services Committee in the creation of a long term strategic plan, annual metrics and goals, and ensures their alignment with GUAA and GU strategies and goals.
Coordinates and executes best-in-practice entrepreneurship related events for the purposes of networking and professional development including overall event strategy and annual plan, as well as building event content, speakers, budgeting, and marketing.
Supports the communications efforts of the GEA via email, social media, website, and e-news. Partners with Advancement as possible to leverage the technology (for example, iModules, GU360, Exact Target) and resources for seamless data synergies and optimization of process and resource.
Grows overall touchpoints via events, social media, membership, and subscribers.
Liaises with the Georgetown Regional Clubs and Alliances as appropriate. Strategic Planning & Analysis
Partners with Senior Director and GUAA Volunteer Leadership in the strategic planning for future GUAA chartered Alliances including understanding and planning for the evolving staff and financial resources needed for phased approach to Alliance development.
Researches future GUAA Alliances and determine viability based on market research, alumni data, identification of leadership, strategic alignment, or importance with GU/GUAA.
Understands professional networking and works to enhance the relationships of Alumni Relations, Regional Clubs and the Office of Advancement for the purpose of increased engagement of alumni.
Analyzes GUAA Alliances engagement efforts, for example, touch points, membership, and Annual Giving participation rates. Growth of New Volunteer Programs/Groups/Alliances
Works with potential new, chartered GUAA Alliance(s) that have been identified as strategic priorities in order to grow a sustainable leadership base, demonstrate relevance and impact via alumni data, and show proven track record of success and growth in incubation.
Works with these groups on the determination of their mission and potential strategic plan. Partnerships
Works closely with Associate Director of Alumni Career Services to coordinate scheduling and marketing of programs, events, and webinar topics related to Alliances.
Partners with the GU Director of Alliances in coordinating overall Alliances messaging, marketing, and communications, and shares best practices.
Works with Associate Director of Alumni Career Services focusing on Hoya Gateway to build number of alumni from the GUA Alliances represented in Hoya Gateway.
Liaises with on-campus partners related to any Alliances under the purview of this position - for example, Start-Up Hoyas and the Beeck Center for Social Impact.
Works with GUAA Board of Governors Career Services Committee.
Partners with Development in the identification of managed prospects who may be interested in supporting, hosting, sponsoring, or leading Alliances and/or Alliance programming.
Liaises with the various Career Centers across campus as appropriate. Requirements + Bachelor’s degree + 2 to 4 years of specific experience in higher education, career services, or working with professional associations + Demonstrable experience and success in managing and partnering with volunteers – preference for demonstrable experience and success in marketing, public relations and communications + Proven success in developing and managing events and programs + Creativity and innovation in building programs in addition to project management skills + Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to adapt communications style for various audiences + Strong organizational skills, with ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines + Confident, enthusiastic communicator with interacts positively with diverse professionals and personalities + Experience in volunteer management, event planning, and strategic planning skills are a necessity – preference for experience in higher education
Highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and emotional intelligence + Willingness and availability to travel on occasion to select cities (mostly U.S.) and to work occasionally on nights/weekends + Strong ability to understand how technology can be used to improve current internal and external processes and service delivery + Familiarity and interest in the unique culture and traditions of Georgetown University Current Employees: If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown. Submission Guidelines: Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions. Need Assistance: If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500 EEO Statement: Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community. These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.
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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Assistant Director, Alumni Programs (Sallyportal)
Position Summary Reporting to the Director
, Alumni Programs, the responsibilities of the Assistant Director, Alumni Programs include developing programs and resources that support student and alumni professional development and mentoring. The assistant director will support the development, marketing and continued growth of Alumni Relations’ professional development technology platform (Sallyportal). The purpose of Sallyportal is to provide a comprehensive, one-to-one networking platform for the Rice community that will connect alumni to students and to other alumni in support of professional development. Duties include the administration and successful maintenance of the technology platform, the development and support of campus partners who will participate in the Sallyportal project and the recruitment and support of Sallyportal participants from the Rice community including alumni, students and parents. In addition, this position will oversee the OwlEdge Experiential Learning programs including 1) the targeted recruitment, training and support of members of the Rice community that volunteer to host students for OwlEdge externships (job shadowing) and 2) the recruitment, placement and training of those students who qualify for stipends through the OwlEdge Summer Experience Fund. This will involve a close partnership with the CCD in the matching, placement and training of students in the OwlEdge program. This position will be responsible for the continued development of mentoring opportunities across campus, and for developing strategies to increase student connections to alumni.
Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Substitution for Education Requirement Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement
Education Preferred Rice degree
Type of Experience Professional experience in a nonprofit or higher education environment which includes experience in one or more of these areas:
managing volunteers, relationship cultivation, program development or other related experience.
Substitution for Experience Requirement Education may not be substituted for the experience requirement
Two or more years of related experience in volunteer management and relationship cultivation.
Experience with Rice University as a staff member or student.
Experience working in alumni relations or career services.
/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.
Able to act strategically, championing 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.
Resourceful and decisive under pressure.
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) and database information systems.
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 Microsoft 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 and parents; 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
, carry and set-up materials (
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Assistant Director For Alumni Advising, Harvard Law School Bernard Koteen Office Of Public Interest Advising
Auto req ID 42796BR Business Title Assistant Director for Alumni Advising, Harvard Law School Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising School/Unit Harvard Law School Sub-Unit ------------ Location USA - MA - Cambridge Job Function General Administration Time Status Part-time Schedule This is a 15 hour/week position. The work schedule is to be determined.
Department HLS^Pblc Interest Salary Grade 000 Union 95 - Non-Union, less than half time Duties & Responsibilities • Oversee all aspects of alumni career services for Harvard Law School alumni who are interested in public sector opportunities. • Counsel alumni; plan, develop and implement comprehensive career programs, workshops and alumni tailored initiatives; develop all related online and print communications. • The OPIA Alumni Advisor will work closely and coordinate with the Office of Career Services Alumni Advisor. • Advise numerous alumni about seeking and landing public sector positions. • Edit application materials such as resumes and cover letters. • Develop expertise in multiple public service practice setting Basic Qualifications • JD and a minimum of 3 years of post-law school legal experience in the public sector (nonprofits, government or private public interest firms). • Experience advising law students and lawyers absolutely required – preferably in a career services office. Facility for networking, public speaking and technology a must. Additional Qualifications • A mixture of private sector (big law) and public service experience desirable.
Familiarity with career assessment tools also desirable. Event planning experience highly desirable. • Knowledge of the public sector job market and willingness to develop expertise in a wide range of fields and application procedures. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, willingness to pitch in as needed, willingness to travel at least twice a year and to participate in occasional evening events. Additional Information All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources. Pre-Employment Screening Education Identity EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Associate Vice President For Alumni Relations
The Rutgers University Alumni Association and Foundation seek a team-oriented, creative and experienced professional to lead the Alumni Relations team for Rutgers University and the Rutgers University Alumni Association. Arriving at a time when undergraduate alumni engagement is a strategic priority of both the Alumni Association and Foundation and the University at-large, the Associate Vice President (herein AVP) will have the flexibility, organizational support and collegial collaboration to escalate alumni engagement and participation performance to mirror the rising star of the University.
The AVP will have the opportunity to join the Alumni Association and Foundation and lead a best-in-class fully staffed alumni relations team. The AVP will oversee the planning and execution of alumni programs and activities in targeted regions across the country and internationally, with an overall aim to build meaningful relationships with alumni and broaden connections to their alma mater. The Rutgers University Alumni Association and Foundation boasts an entrepreneurial environment, cross-functional teamwork and supports out-of-the-box initiatives, all with a view to becoming trendsetters in each respective field.
The Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA) is a dependent alumni association with a reporting line to the Rutgers University Foundation and works closely with all areas of Rutgers advancement operation. The University boasts an alumni body of 486,000 worldwide. The Rutgers University Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 advancement operation with the mission of fostering alumni engagement and garnering philanthropic support from Rutgers University alumni, friends, and organizations and has a structure akin to other land grant institutions.
Reporting to the Vice President for Alumni Relations, Communications and Annual Giving, this role is the head of all alumni relations operations, leading a highly motivated and capable staff of 24 professionals with 7 direct reports. This includes all alumni relations work across all three Universities – New Brunswick, Newark, Camden, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS, a 14 unit academic medical system). This AVP will serve on the Vice President’s senior team alongside the department leaders for Foundation and Alumni Communications and Annual Giving. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of designing, implementing and executing on successful alumni relations strategies that have resulted in significant increases in alumni engagement and participation.
S/he will have proven success in managing, leading, and inspiring a complex organization by managing collaborative relationships and utilizing data and technology to build strategic plans and initiatives, specifically in the area of engagement models and predictive analysis. S/he will also have either direct experience in or collaborative success with at least one of the following areas – marketing and communications, annual giving or leadership/major gifts fundraising, student engagement and social media strategy. Pursuant to the team-oriented nature of the Alumni Association and Foundation, experience in one of these areas will help foster further cross-functional work with other verticals that are critical to the success of an alumni relations effort.
The AVP will be expected to have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 10+ years of experience in comparable alumni relations/advancement operations. S/he should also have solid management experience with a track record of motivating staff, embracing change and encouraging colleagues to take initiative and lead by example. Must have excellent communication skills; computer literacy to include industry standard software; and experience articulating values, information, and compelling cases to multiple audiences, one-on-one, and through formal proposals and/or presentations.
Impeccable verbal and written communication skills are required. An accessible and collegial leadership style is a prerequisite, as is the creativity and energy to convince and persuade varying constituencies of new ideas and directions. Rutgers University Alumni Association Formed in 2008, the Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA) serves all alumni of Rutgers University.
Staff work in partnership with a board and network of alumni leaders to advance the best interests and well being of Rutgers University by engaging all alumni in the life of the institution. RUAA serves more than 486,000 living alumni of Rutgers University.. Membership in the RUAA is free and automatically granted to all graduates of Rutgers University, or any of its predecessor schools, upon graduation. More information on the RUAA can be found on: www.alumni.rutgers.edu/ Rutgers University Foundation Created in 1973, the Rutgers University Foundation advances Rutgers' pursuit of excellence in education, research, and public service.
The RUF provides the bridge between donors and the schools and programs, faculty, and students that make up Rutgers University.
The Foundation helps to match caring people with satisfying and meaningful opportunities to make gifts that have an impact on Rutgers. RUF has 224 full time employees (63 frontline fundraisers) and is in an enviable moment of growth and expansion.
Along with development, the Foundation houses Alumni Relations, its own Communications department and all associated support services. RUF employees enjoy a collaborative relationship with the University, sharing many resources and benefits, yet still maintaining its status as an independent 501(c)3 non-profit. The Foundation’s main offices are located in New Brunswick, where this AVP will be located along with his/her associated staff and departments.
The RUF also has advancement shops in Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers-Camden, and a fast-scaling advancement team dedicated to RBHS. More info on the Foundation can be found on: www.support.rutgers.edu DONNA THORNTON, VICE PRESIDENT FOR ALUMNI REALTIONS, ANNUAL GIVING AND COMMUNICATIONS Donna Thornton joined Rutgers University in 2006, was named Vice President for Alumni Relations in December 2007 and in 2015 added the departments of Annual Giving and Foundation and Alumni Communications. Thornton has played a vital role in transforming alumni relations at Rutgers.
In July of 2008, the University launched the newly-formed Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA), its first all-inclusive alumni association. She was instrumental in reorganizing both the staff and volunteer structure to support the university's new non-dues based association. In her capacity at Rutgers, Thornton has university-wide responsibilities in annual giving and alumni relations, engaging Rutgers alumni with the university and facilitating their support via a robust and comprehensive annual giving program.
Thornton is member of President’s Administrative Council and the Foundation leadership team, where she is a strong advocate for the role of volunteers and alumni engagement in advancing the overall mission and goals of the institution. Thornton is often consulted for her strategic and change management skills. Prior to joining Rutgers, Thornton served as the COO and interim President and CEO of the University of Maine Alumni Association where she also directed the annual giving and membership dues programs.
She has extensive experience in the public and private sectors; before her position at the University of Maine she was elected to the city council in Brewer, Maine, and later served that community as its Mayor. Thornton is a committed advancement professional and is a sought after speaker and dedicated volunteer. She is a member and former officer of the Board of the Council for Alumni Association Executives (CAAE), former president of the Big East Conference Alumni Professionals Organization, and a former member of the CASE Commission on Alumni Relations.
She holds a bachelor's degree in public management and a master's degree in public administration, both from the University of Maine. By the numbers The Rutgers University Alumni Association serves one of the largest and most diverse alumni bodies in the country. More than 486,000 people from across 50 states and 6 continents make up our alumni family.
Rutgers alumni volunteer leaders steer more than 120 officially chartered Rutgers’ groups around the globe, served more than 47,000 volunteer hours in the past fiscal year, and contributed $61,458,300 to support Rutgers in the past fiscal year. The Rutgers University Alumni Association team actively participates in CASE, CAAE, Big Ten Alumni Relations/Development, and has established a vibrant network of colleagues across the country. ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ALUMNI RELATIONS Specific Responsibilities and Duties: + In conjunction with the Vice President and her leadership team, analyze Alumni Relations’ current programs and recommend, implement and execute on any changes needed to further strengthen the best-in-class operations of the AR team. The AVP will also provide strategic direction for the team, constructing a multi-year road map that takes account of working with the Communications and Annual Giving staff to attain the engagement targets as set by Foundation leadership.
Evaluate and enhance ongoing alumni relations efforts, including but not limited to increasing attendance in all alumni relations programs and to continue effecting an attitudinal shift among alumni towards a culture of philanthropy as a key ingredient of Rutgers prominence. In particular, the AVP is expected to implement alumni relations metrics and measures, as well as keep the department on course for those deliverables. With a strong alumni relations team in place and alumni participation on the up rise, the AVP will join the team at a time of success and growth and is expected maintain this trajectory.
Develop and maintain a positive, professional working relationship with Foundation colleagues, school Directors of Development and Foundation leadership. Model “best practices” for lifelong alumni engagement, and guide their participation in the alumni lifecycle to aggressively advocate for greater involvement among students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Clearly articulate, in written and verbal form, the needs and priorities of the alumni relations team to increase active alumni involvement on campus and reconnect alumni with the university.
Provide exemplary leadership for the office, supporting staff in attaining and exceeding their goals while simultaneously employing a collaborative approach with advancement staff across the University.
The AVP will implement best practices that will increase each department member’s functional targets while also growing the incidences of cross functional collaboration with Annual Giving and Communications by recognizing the interdependency of all three departments.
Work with partners in the Foundation’s Information Technology and Data offices, using their expertise and knowledge to leverage the information necessary for informed decision making, as well as the data and software platform necessary for tracking success and identifying areas of improvement. In partnership with the Foundation’s AVP for IT and Records, is responsible for the proactive collection and management of university-wide alumni data.
Co-directs efforts to publish alumni directories, set data stewardship policies, and determine new data and sources for acquisition. Foundation leadership prides itself on data driven decision making; the AVP will mimic this attitude while being able to translate the nuances of alumni relations terminology to a wider audience.
Provide regular updates on progress to the Vice President, as well periodic updates to Foundation leadership as a whole. In particular, University leadership is keen on receiving data that provides progress reports on success and areas of improvement.
The AVP will maintain a dashboard that will allow for regular and on-the-spot delivery of ongoing and past results, along with analysis for future deliverables and deadlines. Qualities of the Ideal Candidate The AVP can be expected to have the following personal characteristics and professional qualifications: + A minimum of 10 years of alumni relations experience at institutions of higher education, ideally with a mix of alumni relations and communications/annual giving/development. Demonstrated success in developing successful alumni relations efforts that have resulted in measurable and significant increases in alumni participation rates. Successful track record working across multiple campuses and working with national alumni chapters is a plus, as is experience in working with athletics and/or multiple constituencies and varied audiences.
Demonstrated personal interest in and affinity for a university like Rutgers. A deep passion for public education and a personal desire for the advancement of educational access and research is expected.
A B.A./B.S. is required and an advanced degree is welcomed; + The ability to quickly gain substantive knowledge and comprehension of an ever-evolving multi-faceted University and the interest in translating those qualities to a strong alumni support base and translating those relationships to support with fundraising operations. The maturity, judgment, and respect requisite to intelligently engage with leaders across the University; Integrity, creativity, energy, and independence; a collegial, understanding leadership style that values team members and institutional partners and allows an appropriate amount of responsibility delegation; + Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to lead teams and to work effectively and collaboratively with various groups and diverse constituencies. Creativity and insight in identifying effective collaborations between institutional goals and needs and prospective donors. The ability to quickly and adeptly learn new concepts, and to then effectively communicate them to alumni; + The ability to travel and work during evenings and weekends as needed.
Director Of Alumni Relations/Gifts Officer
Waldorf University has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Alumni Relations / Gifts Officer. This position will serve as the Waldorf liaison to all residential and online alumni which currently total more than 17,000 world-wide. The Director of Alumni Relations will assist coordinate the Waldorf Lutheran Association of Congregations and serve as a Gift Officer for the Waldorf Lutheran College Foundation. This position reports to the Director of Institutional Relations and works closely with a twenty member alumni board of directors and a nine member foundation board. This key position will lead initiatives for Waldorf University in order to preserve, expand and strengthen alumni connections and involvement with the University and Waldorf Lutheran Foundation. The Director will plan and implement all alumni events, including homecoming. The ideal candidate requires a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, plan and organize programs to engage alumni and donors, manage volunteers, and effectively communicate with a diverse group of people.
Requirements: * Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, education or college / student personnel or a closely related field
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build strong relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Expertise in planning, organizing and achieving successful, professional events
Detailed, organized and innovative
Excellent public speaking skills
Experience managing and working with volunteers
High level professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information
Ability to organize and complete multiple, simultaneous tasks with close attention to detail and prioritize to meet deadlines
Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed; must be able to drive and operate a motor vehicle
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel and social media formats
Belief in the mission of Waldorf University and Waldorf Lutheran College Foundation
Preferred * Waldorf College/University graduate
Prior successful experience in alumni relations and/or fundraising
Experience working with Constant Contact
Proficient in writing gift proposals, grants, solicitation letters, brochures and newsletter
Benefits: Waldorf offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, life, LTD, 401k match and tuition benefits for employees and their families, in addition options for dental, vision, short-term disability, identity protection, supplemental and voluntary life insurances and FLEX spending plans.
To Apply: interested and qualified candidates are requested to complete an online application, upload a letter of application, resume and contact information for two professional references. Final candidate is subject to a background investigation. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Apply with Indeed Location: Forest City, IA Job Id: 184 # of Openings: 1 Position: Director of Alumni Relations/Gifts Officer
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