Associate Director, Alumni Relations

Massachusetts, United States
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR ALUMNI RELATIONSSloan School of Management, to assume responsibility for leading broad-based strategies to develop, manage, and execute volunteer and programmatic opportunities for alumni and students as part of a fast-paced, collaborative team within a complex organization.  Will develop programming based on research on peer schools, data collection, alumni input, and testing; oversee student engagement with alumni through clubs, conferences, and treks and the Student-Alumni Development Committee; manage a group of volunteers in reunion years as well as MIT Sloan Club leaders; and liaise with the Alumni Board.  Will be expected to develop strong relationships within the Office of External Relations, across MIT Sloan and the Institute, and within both the student and alumni communities in order to allow for strong partnerships, collaboration, innovation, and communication to drive an increase in volunteers, alumni engagement, and philanthropic giving.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); five years’ experience and volunteer management/alumni relations experience from a university or nonprofit organization; strong understanding of the nature of alumni- or engagement-based programming; initiative; detail orientation; ability to think strategically; comfort with a certain level of ambiguity; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The ability to work with alumni from all over the world will be essential for success in this position.  Experience recruiting and managing student and alumni volunteers is preferred.  

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.

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