Assistant Director, Alumni Experience

Massachusetts, United States
Wednesday, 4 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 4 May 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ALUMNI EXPERIENCESloan School of Management, to serve as an integral member of the Alumni Experience team.  Will collaborate with the associate director of alumni experience to develop engagement strategies and provide class officer and volunteer support for classes that are ten to sixty years out from graduation.  This will involve managing reunions and mini-reunions and working closely with class volunteers to build community, encourage reunion giving, and increase class communications.  Responsibilities will include reunion volunteer management and strategy and implementing new processes for recruitment, training, support, and collaboration; collaborating with the Sloan Annual Fund team to realize the annual reunion fund-raising goals; and working with the associate director to initiate and propose strategy for alumni engagement through volunteerism and events, envisioning and executing in support of the mission of the Sloan School and in alignment with the strategy of the Office of External Relations.  

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Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ experience in alumni relations, annual fund, marketing, public relations, or events planning in a higher education or nonprofit setting; comfort working with MBA alumni volunteers and donors; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to develop trusted partnerships with staff; experience working vendors, senior staff, and administration; proficiency with alumni databases and PC standard applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint; initiative; attention to detail; and ability to set goals and priorities in a demanding, fast-paced environment.  PREFERRED:  experience in a university or professional school and volunteer management and training experience.  Job #18575-7

Some weekend work and travel may be required.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.


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