Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement

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Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement

Strengthen and reinvigorate connections between alumni and the college in support of college short and long-term objectives, and in preparation for a broad-reaching alumni engagement campaign. This position requires extensive travel with an annual visit goal of 120 in-person meetings.

Campus Location: Boston Campus

Required Knowledge:
• 10-15 years of work experience
• Ability to relate to our unique alumni population who work predominantly in creative fields
• Willingness to connect with alumni donors and leaders via face-to-face visits, phone, email
• Experience in providing high-touch service and responsiveness to community members
• Outstanding organization and interpersonal skills
• Team player
• Demonstrated initiative
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge:
• History of volunteer involvement with the college • Understanding of the history and culture of the college • Demonstrated positive results of aligning established alumni with the college’s priorities

Required Prior Work Experience:
10+ years of work experience in relationship building in Alumni Relations or Development / Fundraising role.

Diversity Statement:
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

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Classification Title: Director 1

Salary Grade: 19

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Posted: 1/25/2019
Application Due: 7/2/2019
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