Alumni Relations Officer
DescriptionReporting to the Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations, the Alumni Relations Officer plays an integral role on the Alumni Relations team and is responsible for leading the Fox School of Business’ engagement with graduates of MBA/MS/DBA/PhD programs. This individual works within Development and Alumni Relations and partners with appropriate graduate business units, CSPD and the Annual Fund to help set short and long range plans to substantively engage graduate alumni by creating meaningful experiences to connect with fellow graduates, volunteer boards, in the classroom, departments, and the Fox School of Business. The Alumni Relations Officer will focus on growing engagement and participant experience, defining the program goals and vision, partnering to develop a clear communication strategy for multiple segments, and developing new opportunities that help reinforce strength within the graduate constituency. This individual also drives alumni engagement through innovative regional programming that builds energy outside of the Philadelphia region. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:Bachelors and 5 years directly related experience in successful alumni relations, community engagement, and special events. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:•Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills•Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders, such as alumni, community members, faculty, staff, and students •Experience managing several multi-faceted projects simultaneously and independently while meeting aggressive deadlines •Ability to use direct mail, electronic communications, marketing, and social media to increase engagement•Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills •Ability to work as a team member •Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed •Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access) and donor databases and software•Knowledge of best practices of alumni relations and/or community engagement programs,
Preferred:•Knowledge of the principles of development and cultivation
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Alter Hall
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular