The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Groups, will work within a collaborative office environment and share responsibilities for planning and implementing alumni engagement initiatives designed to foster lifelong connections between alumni and the university, with particular responsibilities for Miami’s affinity and reunion groups. This position reports to the Director of Alumni Groups & Reunions. The ideal candidate will be energetic and innovative. He or she will have many opportunities to collaborate with talented people and build relationships both across campus and within the division of University Advancement. This person will have excellent communication skills and be able to handle multiple projects. She or he will have the ability to work with varied personalities and work styles.
Serves as staff liaison to Miami’s alumni groups, including organizing meetings and conference calls, activities and logistics.
Coordinates with advancement colleagues and campus partners to provide infrastructure, support and guidance for alumni groups with ties to both academic and non-academic programs.
Represents the Miami University Alumni Association at programs and events as necessary, including events on campus and away from campus (regionaland national travel).
Identifies and trains new volunteer leaders; forms new advisory groups; stewards existing groups and volunteer leaders.
Partners with development staff to coordinate and strengthen alumni groups and affinity based fundraising.
Utilizes social media to further and/or build relationships with both established and new alumni groups, coordinating with divisional and university social media efforts.
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Bachelor's degree and one to three years of work experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience in a non-profit or higher education setting. Internships, volunteer work, and other experience gained during the completion of a degree program may be counted towards this requirement. Organized and task-oriented with demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously. Ability to work collaboratively with various constituency groups, volunteers, and campus partners. Strong communicator with excellent written, verbal, and social media skills. Will have an eye on the current digital environment and an interest in or experience with social media marketing trends. Strong understanding of and commitment to customer service.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs w...ith faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”