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Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
Stevens Institute of Technology


Date Posted Mar. 15, 2022
Title Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Alumni Relations
 
 

Job Description
The Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement supports the Office of Development and Alumni Engagement’s goal of increasing engagement through philanthropy, volunteerism and trending programs. More specifically, the Assistant Director is responsible for leading regional and affinity-focused engagement efforts, overseeing volunteer cultivation and management for these programs, and developing a comprehensive strategy that maximizes engagement through regional and affinity channels.

Reporting to the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Assistant Director will be an externally facing member of the team, having regular contact with leadership-level alumni, donors, faculty, staff, current students and other members of the Stevens community.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Create multi-year engagement strategies for all regional and affinity groups including events management, communications and volunteerism that are representative and inclusive with other affinity groups, athletics, schools, and Stevens initiatives
  • Develop a larger regional strategy for how Development and Alumni Engagement and Stevens approaches engaging with alumni around the world
  • Manage a portfolio of regional and affinity-focused undergraduate alumni volunteers (including identification, recruitment, onboarding and retention) to create a robust peer-to-peer network designed to keep alumni connected and engaged within the Stevens community.
  • Oversee an expansive slate of virtual and in-person regional programs that highlight alumni, faculty, and Stevens priorities
  • Liaise with the Stevens Alumni Association’s Engagement Committee to develop, manage and execute on the committee’s annual goals.
  • Manage Greek affinity groups, including serving as a point of contact for student life, Greek headquarters organizations, and individual chapter initiatives
  • Provide tactical support for regional and affinity alumni groups including the coordination of communications, provisioning of applicable data and reports, scheduling of meetings and archival of sensitive documents and materials.
  • Serve as a main point of contact with the Athletics Department, partnering on hallmark sporting events, engaging with alumni who participated in varsity sports and supporting targeted annual giving campaigns such as the #AllRise Challenge.
  • Collaborate with other team members to conceptualize and develop signature events including Alumni Weekend, reunion celebrations and class gatherings.
  • Have the ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as required.
  • Develop and manage other projects to advance the goals of the office as needed.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in volunteer management, program strategy and execution, and strategy development, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication, analytic, and organizational skills, as well as display a commitment to succeed in this visible and measurable position.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and programs.
  • A demonstrated capacity to motivate others, and the ability to work effectively with other staff members and campus representatives.
  • Proficiency with development software systems and advanced experience with the Microsoft Office Suite is preferred.

Department
Office of Alumni Engagement

General Submission Guidelines:
In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.


 
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