The Director of Alumni Relations serves as enthusiastic promoter of the University’s history, tradition and pride to internal and external constituencies. The Director is responsible for engaging increasing numbers of alumni and friends, and building loyalty to the institution. The Director is responsible for the planning and administration of all activities, events, programs and communications relating to alumni and the Alumni Association Board of Directors. For more information, please visit alumni.mnsu.edu.
Bachelor’s degree required. (Must be conferred on an official transcript at the time of application.)
5 years minimum experience in: alumni relations, public relations, sales, marketing, volunteer coordination, fundraising.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences (including direct reports, University administrators and staff, Alumni Association Board members, alumni, and other internal and external constituents) in interpersonal settings, large group settings, in writing and via social media.
Demonstrated effectiveness as a supervisor and project manager, including the ability to execute multiple and varied programs and events in service to a variety of audiences.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
Frequent travel, evening and weekend work required. Occasionally required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 25 pounds). Staff or student support is available to support these efforts. Position supervises two full-time staff and serves on the University Advancement division’s Senior Staff. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu
The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
CONTACTINFORMATION: William Broussard, Associate Vice President University Advancement Minnesota State University, Mankato 224 Alumni Foundation Building Mankato, MN 56001 Phone: 507-389-2775 TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html
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The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at: http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/ You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing email@example.com
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