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Director of Alumni Engagement

Employer
Illinois Wesleyan University
Location
Bloomington, Illinois
Salary
$58k-$63k, based on experience

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Job Details

The University’s Office for Advancement/Alumni Engagement invites applications for the full-time, on-campus position of Director of Alumni Engagement.  This position leads the strategic execution of a comprehensive alumni engagement program to enhance and strengthen relationships with alumni and friends. This is a full time, on-campus position. Generous benefits include health, retirement, considerable time off and access to multiple tuition programs for employees and dependents.

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage Strategic Alumni Engagement Program; develop, implement, execute, and measure an alumni engagement plan, which includes alumni events.

     

    Cultivate, Solicit, and Steward Alumni and Volunteers; coordinate and support regional alumni chapters and affinity groups; manage a portfolio of key alumni donors and prospects; identify opportunities to engage alumni; partner with Director of Annual Giving and Director of Stewardship to promote engagement and philanthropy in annual appeals and stewardship programs 

     

    Oversee Alumni Engagement Operations; manage the alumni engagement budget; track and evaluate the success of efforts through metrics; hire, train and supervise staff; leverage potential of database to ensure donor relations documents and touchpoints are submitted

     

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

     

    Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in advancement/engagement

     

    Excellent communication skills--oral, written, and listening.

     

    Strong people and relationship-building skills with constituents from a variety of backgrounds and a range of generations.  

     

    Local and national travel up to 20% of the work schedule; average of 3-5 overnight trips a year

     

    Valid US driver's license.

     

 

Please download the application at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/job-openings/.   Feel free to also include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.  Review of applicant materials will begin immediately; position is open until filled.  Submit to:

 

Email:  hr@iwu.edu

 

Illinois Wesleyan University
Human Resources, Holmes 209
1312 N. Park Street
Bloomington, IL  61701
Fax:  309-556-1710

 

The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.  

 

 

Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must reside and be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire; maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

 

Illinois Wesleyan University is strongly committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions.  Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at  www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html.  Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.

 

Organization

Illinois Wesleyan, founded in 1850, is a private co-educational university with an enrollment of 1,850 and a student/faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The University consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments; the College of Fine Arts, comprising professional Schools of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts; and the School of Nursing.illinois_wesleyan_university1.jpg

Illinois Wesleyan's faculty is composed of active scholars who are devoted to teaching undergraduates and to including them in their research. Illinois Wesleyan's 76-acre campus has undergone remarkable growth in the past decade and features such new facilities as the five-story Ames Library, the Center for Natural Science, and the Shirk Center for Athletics and Recreation.

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
309-556-1000
Location
1312 Park St
Holmes Hall
Bloomington
IL
61701
US

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