Assistant Director Shared Interest Groups - Office of Alumni Relations - (19001429)
The Office of Alumni Relations, (OAR) has an opening for an Assistant Director, Shared Interest Groups.
OAR, in collaboration with the Tufts University Alumni Association, strives to build lifelong relationships with the students and alumni of Tufts University with the goal of keeping alumni actively engaged and contributing to the University. This is accomplished through extensive programming initiatives in Boston, throughout the United States and around the world catering to a variety of alumni needs and interests. OAR is the key point of contact for all alumni of the University. In conjunction with the Alumni Association, the Office of Alumni Relations plans events and programs including Alumni Weekend, Homecoming, Reunions, Travel Learn, Career Networking, Alumni Awards, Senior Awards and Alumni Council meetings, as well as programming for current students of the University, soon to be alumni.
The person in this role will develop shared interest alumni groups through identification and cultivation of new alumni affinity segments and contribute to the growth and maintenance of existing groups. You will pursue opportunities to engage high-potential alumni organizations, primarily professionally-based groups. Contribute to planning and execution of major OAR/TUAA events and special anniversary programming. Partner with internal constituencies to develop, engage and cultivate their alumni (e.g. athletics, fraternities and sororities; departmental programs; ethnic and cultural groups). Support each shared interest alumni group's development of programming, communications, and infrastructure to ensure longevity of all chapters and their connection to Tufts.
Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years related experience
Knowledge and experience in alumni relations or related field
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Excellent writing and communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge of volunteer management in higher education or a non-profit setting.
Experience working with diverse constituencies preferred.
Show an in-depth understanding of strong customer service and public relations principles.
Some experience in some type of volunteer organization as a volunteer leader.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Advancement/Alumni Relations
Organization: UA - Alumni Relations
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 20, 2019, 2:33:00 PM
Internal Number: 19001429
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