Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
As the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, you will plan and implement alumni engagement activities for the College. You will assist in supporting the F&M Alumni Association, help plan and implement the work of volunteers and collaborate with other team members as appropriate to carry out alumni and advancement related projects.
MAJOR DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Under the direction of the Director of Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director will plan, market, and execute programs that engage alumni, families and friends of the college.
- Serve as a liaison to the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Association Board.
- Collaborate with other college staff to create and deliver strategic engagement programming, with a high standard for excellence and constant attention to detail.
- Represent Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at events on evenings and weekends.
- Responsible for other related duties as assigned.
- Maintain an engaging environment for alumni of Franklin & Marshall College. This environment encourages the active participation of alumni as event attendees, volunteers, and donors to the College.
- Collaborate, and maintain close relationships with Alumni Relations and Annual Giving teammates.
- Demonstrate well organized, goal oriented strategic thinking.
- Display a collaborative work-style and exhibit strong inter-personal skills.
Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Experience in alumni relations, volunteer management, fundraising, events management, or nonprofit management preferred.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and willingness to learn College Advancement systems and tools.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
- Must adhere to College privacy expectations and assure proper stewardship of sensitive and confidential data.
- Must have a genuine interest in the College’s alumni, its students, its current projects and its reputation.
- The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.