Assistant Director, Alumni Relations, Development and Alumni Relations

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

JOIN BUs $1.5 BILLION CAMPAIGN TEAM If you want to join a dynamic, mission-driven team in the best college town in the a prestigious university that knows where it wants to go, and is competitive in its compensation and benefits consider us. If you want to help bring a $1.5 billion-dollar campaign to a successful conclusion and maybe do some of your best work as an advancement professional consider joining our team.

This historic effort will depend upon a dedicated, creative, and diverse staff. Boston University's Development and Alumni Relations top leadership includes outstanding individuals recruited from some of the best institutions in the world and is led by Senior Vice President Scott Nichols.


Alumni Relations at Boston University is a key component of the Campaign for Boston University. Responsible for connecting with, engaging, and helping foster lifetime connections with the 300,000 Boston University Alumni across the globe, Alumni Relations is the first point of contact for alums looking to reconnect or engage with their alma mater.

Job Scope

Reporting to the Associate Director Alumni Programs, the Assistant Director will create, manage and execute alumni engagement programs for the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development at Boston University and additional schools as needed. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Interim Dean of Wheelock College and the Assistant Dean to create programming and events to engage alumni and volunteers with the college and Boston University. Position requires occasional evening and weekend work and may involve travel.

This is a two year term position.

Required Skills

Candidates must have three to five years experience in volunteer management ideally in Alumni Relations, excellent interpersonal skills and event planning. A bachelors degree is required. Additionally, excellent written communications, and project management skills are required. Superb organizational and customer service skills are requirements to be successful, and a strong mastery of Microsoft Office and constituent relationship management software is essential, as well as the ability to prioritize a demanding, time sensitive workload. A commitment to collaboration and collegiality is required. The selected candidate must be able to handle confidential material responsibly and interact professionally with a wide spectrum of individuals including alumni, University leadership, and senior leadership within the division. Must be able to work nights & weekends and travel locally, regionally and internationally

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type