Responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of long-term goals, objectives and strategies to establish a productive continuum of alumni and volunteer engagement and commitment for an assigned college.
Serves as the primary alumni officer for Bauer College, building effective relationships with alumni in support of the college’s engagement efforts. Serves as liaison to university's and college's alumni associations.
In conjunction with the Office of Alumni Relations, directs a comprehensive alumni engagement strategy for the college, including the development and implementation of campaigns, networking opportunities, social events, annual awards, and alumni reunions and receptions.
Plans, organizes and develops methods for increasing alumni and volunteer participation in college activities. This includes coordination with student organizations (through the college's student engagement officer) and with the college's career center.
Manages a portfolio of alumni, prospects and key volunteers for the college. Identifies opportunities to engage alumni prospects through networking and mentorship events. Executes support initiatives for recent graduates during transition to professional life.
Plans and develops strategies for generating revenue and resources for alumni programs, such as reunions and event sponsorships.
Collaborates with University Office of Alumni Relations and Bauer College Alumni Association to effectively recruit alumni volunteers.
Establishes metrics to track and assess alumni engagement and identifies areas of improvement.
Manages all aspects of alumni event planning, including logistics and communications, budget administration, resource allocation and the training and supervision of volunteer staff. Participates in university alumni activities as needed.
Collaborates with the university’s communication and public relations staff to maintain direct communication withcollege alumni, including regular print publications and newsletters, alumni webpages, email blasts, and social media networks. Manages Bauer Alumni Connect communication tool.
Performs other duties as required.
Bachelors and 5 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.
Internal Number: STA004246
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.