Assistant Director Alumnae/i Relations - Simmons College
Colleges of the Fenway
August 2, 2018
We are looking for an Assistant Director of Alumnae/i Relations, Classes and Affinity to join our Office of Advancement. Reporting to the Director of Alumnae/i Engagement, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of classes and affinity group engagement at Simmons University, including Reunion Weekend. You will play a pivotal role in executing a diverse menu of engagement experiences that highlight the expertise of the College and provide opportunities for meaningful connection.Responsibilities:REUNIONS:Work in collaboration with Advancement staff to identify, recruit, train, and motivate the alumnae/i reunion committee volunteers, to encourage reunion giving as well strong class attendance during Reunion WeekendProvide strategic direction to the committees including class meetings, educating the volunteers on the latest news from campus to share, use of social media and other outreach, and support their specific class needsWork closely with the events team to provide a robust programming for reunion and affinity groupsAFFINITY BASED VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT AND CULTIVATION:Serve as the liaison to class officers and affinity-based group volunteersStrengthen and maintain existing volunteer leadership and identify, recruit and manage additional class- and affinity-based volunteersAFFINITY-BASED PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT: Serve as staff liaison for affinity programs across campus and the alumni community.Identify, through data analysis and alumnae/i meetings, additional affinity-based groups that would benefit from strategic engagementWork closely with other members of the Alumnae/i Engagement team to incorporate the needs of these groups into overall Alumnae/i Engagement programmatic strategyQualifications:Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of professional experienceExperience with event planning and volunteer management preferredAbility to work independently and with a creative approachAbility to collaborate with senior administration, board of trustees, campus partners and volunteers to develop and implement stewardship and special event initiativesStrong writing and presentation skillsStrong analytical skills and attention to detailDemonstrated knowledge of internet search techniques and research toolsFamiliarity with advancement software databases/resources, familiarity with Raiser?s Edge a plusWillingness to travel domestically and work occasional nights and/or weekends as needed (no more than 15%)Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV section on the 'My Experience' page of your application. As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.
Internal Number: 7182
About Colleges of the Fenway
The six educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so.The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions.Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design: ...http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/Jobs at Wheelock College: http://wheelock.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/205WHM1/index.jsp