Director of Alumni Engagement
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Director of Alumni Engagement
Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) is an independent, residential, liberal arts institution with roughly 1,700 students. Nestled between three metropolitan areas (Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis), the Bloomington-Normal community is home to four institutions of higher education, numerous eateries, activities, and civic engagement opportunities. Through the promotion and affirmation of diversity in all its forms, IWU creates a campus environment where students, faculty and staff will engage people from different backgrounds and encounter a plurality of experiences.
The University’s Office for Advancement/Alumni Engagement invites applications for the full-time, on-campus position of Director of Alumni Engagement. This position leads the strategic execution of a comprehensive alumni engagement program that builds lifelong engagement opportunities for alumni to learn, lead, serve and give back to the University.
Strategic Alumni Engagement Program Management:
Design, execute and grow an
integrated alumni strategic plan with metrics and benchmarks to
gauge success, consistent with industry standards
Lead volunteer management programs
for alumni volunteers including the Alumni Association Board of
Directors, committees and/or Affinity Groups
Plan, manage and attend events
including Homecoming, Regional Committee events, and other alumni
and volunteer engagement programs
Alumni and Volunteer Cultivation, Solicitation and Stewardship:
Sustain and grow attendance at and
engagement through campus, regional and national events and
Build relationships with alumni
regionally and nationally to increase closeness ratings.
Manage a portfolio of key alumni
donors and prospects.
Partner with the Director of Annual
Giving to promote alumni engagement and philanthropy.
Alumni Engagement Operations:
Manage Alumni Engagement
Direct Alumni Engagement operations
including but not limited to event coordination and data
Supervise and lead Alumni Engagement
- Bachelor’s degree is required.
Minimum of 5 years of progressively
responsible experience in advancement and engagement
Excellent communication skills--oral,
written, and listening.
Strong people and
relationship-building skills with constituents from a variety of
backgrounds and a range of generations.
Local and national travel up to 20%
of the work schedule; average of 3-5 overnight trips a year
Valid US driver's license.
Please download the application at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/Positions.html. Feel free to also include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. In addition to the aforementioned materials, applicants should provide a one-page statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse and inclusive environment.
Review of complete applicant materials will begin immediately and the position is open until filled. The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.
Illinois Wesleyan University
Human Resources, Holmes 209
1312 N. Park Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Fax: 309-556-1710 (please use cover sheet)
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.
Illinois Wesleyan University is strongly committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html. Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.
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