Director of Alumni Relations
Company: Western University of Health Sciences
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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on the Print Preview link. The Director of Alumni Relations will
work closely with the Alumni and Development team to create and
implement alumni and parent engagement plans. Developing and
implementing a comprehensive engagement program designed to provide
meaningful opportunities for alumni engagement in support of the
University's strategy and alumni engagement objectives. This
position will assist with alumni participation and support through
integrated outreach and relationship management. Develop and
implement processes to track aiming to expand the number of alumni
who are actively involved with the University. This position
reports to the Senior Director of Alumni Relations. Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities 1. Minimum Requirements 5 or more years of
relationship building, event planning, communications, development,
and other relevant experience
2. Thorough knowledge of higher education with a specialization
working with alumni in an online university setting Knowledge of
methods and procedures for building effective alumni networks.
3. Proven track record of building and nurturing professional
relationships including vendors, corporate partners, high level
speakers and leaders, etc.
4. Detail oriented with strong project management skills and the
ability to manage complex timelines and multiple projects.
5. Expert level writing, researching and general communication
6. Diplomacy and an ability to interface with university leadership
and key stakeholders.
7. Proven ability to articulate organizational objectives and
8. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiatives to meet
established deadlines, goals, and objectives.
9. Skilled in creating a supportive work environment where new
ideas are solicited, evaluated, and implemented.
10. Must have the ability and willingness to travel, including
overnight on occasion and to work evenings and weekends, as
11. Comprehensive software skills including Power Point, Word,
Excel, Outlook, and others, with an aptitude to learn new
technologies. Required Qualifications Education: Any combination of
education, training or experience that provides the required
knowledge, skills and abilities. Minimum of 5 or more years of
experience in program planning, alumni engagement, fundraising,
financial aid, or related experience or equivalent. Bachelor's
degree required. Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding
work hours Normal work hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.
Posting Date 12/15/2020 Closing Date Special Instructions to
Applicants Job Duty --- Oversees and provides leadership, to the
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Engagement
and Events Manager to execute the vision and strategy of the
University related to alumni engagement.
--- Works closely with the Alumni Engagement and Events Manager
with the development, implementation and execution of alumni and
student events, programs and services designed to foster a lifelong
connection between alumni and the University.
--- Engages alumni in the life of the University through consistent
and positive communication using electronic, print, and social
media, exceptional customer service, and meaningful opportunities
for volunteerism, service, personal and professional development,
events, and programs.
--- Oversees the planning and execution of programs to enhance
alumni engagement and cultivate connections. Percentage Of Time 40
Job Duty --- Establishes programs designed to add value to the
alumni/University relationship, including but not limited to
student mentorship, clinical education support and development,
continuing professional education opportunities, etc.
--- Creates opportunities for alumni to access the resources of the
University in ways that enrich their personal lives and
--- Develops and executes plans and activities for alumni affinity
groups (academic, special interest, professional affiliations,
etc.), identifies and cultivates volunteer leadership, develops
strategies for the success of each group, and supports their events
--- Develops and executes promotional events and partnerships that
raise the visibility of the University and its alumni among
constituents across the country.
--- Develops alumni programs and services that strengthen
alumni-to-university, alumni-to-alumni, and alumni-to-student
networks Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty --- Identifies and
implements the platforms and processes required to manage the
alumni community and maintain regular communication and connection
between alumni and the University.
--- Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with
University academic and administrative leadership, including
Clinical Education, Admissions, Career Services, Student
Experience, Student Administration, and Marketing.
--- Monitors progress of programs against planned outcomes.
--- Facilitates a work environment that encourages knowledge of,
respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of
other cultures or backgrounds. Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty ---
Other duties as assigned. Percentage Of Time 5 Physical Demands Do
the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes If yes,
list maximum weight and duration The physical demands described
here are representative of those that must be met by any employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to sit,
use hands, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to
stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is
occasionally required to climb or stoop. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job includes close, distance, and color
vision. Describe Work Environment The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are normally performed in a typical open office setting. The
employee is exposed to some moving mechanical parts. The noise
level in this setting is usually moderate when using various office
machines or light office traffic. Required Documents
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