Director of Alumni & Parent Relations All times are in Eastern Daylight Time. Job ID 2017-2221 # Positions 1 Department Development and Alumni Affairs Posted Date 6/19/2017 Category Administrator More information about this job: Overview: Quinnipiac University's Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is seeking a Director of Alumni & Parent Relations for the successful planning, execution, and evaluation of alumni, parent and friends engagement programming for the University. The incumbent will develop, plan, implement and direct strategies, initiatives, services and activities that engage alumni & parents with the school and with one another. The incumbent will explore innovative ways to integrate alumni & parents into Quinnipiac's distinctly personal, connected, and transformative learning community. The Director manages all functions of alumni & parent relations, including working with the Alumni Board of Governors to craft a global strategic platform that consists of programing and events annually including signature events, reunions, industry panels, and recent alumni programming. S/he will develop sophisticated metrics that measure ROI, informs decision-making, and ensure these programs support the goals of the school, e.g. development, admissions, student engagement and placement. The Director will also lead a team while managing operations and budgets. About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the "Great Colleges to Work For." For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. Responsibilities: Plan and coordinate an effective program of alumni activities including, but not limited to: Reunion/ Homecoming Weekend, Distinguished Alumni Awards, Athletic Hall of Fame, Alumni Association Golf Tournament, Parents Weekend and a wide range of regional parent and alumni chapter-based events Serve as the chief staff liaison to the Quinnipiac University Alumni Association, including serving as secretary to the Alumni Association's National Board of Governors. Responsible for the oversight of Board elections, succession of officers and facilitation of meetings and communications. Also serve as the chief liaison to the Quinnipiac University School of Law Alumni Association. Initiate with the Associate Vice President of Health Affairs Development an alumni program for the School of Medicine and assist in maintaining accurate data on alumni Assist in the publication of major University publications including, but not limited to: Quinnipiac Magazine and the Annual Report Provide timely reports to the Senior Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs for inclusion in the Board Quarterly and other reports as needed Serve as liaison to public affairs staff to insure accuracy, integrity and timeliness of Alumni website Work with Quinnipiac Athletics to plan and execute alumni events in conjunction with Division I games Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants: Bachelor's degree required in business or a related field Minimum 5-7 years of alumni relations experience Ability to clearly and persuasively articulate to alumni the benefits of their engagement Experience with successfully engaging with multiple constituencies representing diverse interests and perspective Strong strategic planning, relationship building, communication and management skills Cultivate and sustai
Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac o...ffers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus. For more information, please visit our website.