Position Information Position Information Position Title: Director of Alumni Affairs Position Number: 000885 Full-time or Part-time: Full Time Department: Institutional Advancement Posting Number: 0401300 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category: Professional Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The Division of Institutional Advancement serves to connect external parties with opportunities to partner, support and participate with Fayetteville State University and its programming. The division is responsible for all development and fundraising-related activities and the planning and organization of university relations and public affairs programs.
The division is organized to conduct the major following functions: Major gifts solicitations, annual giving and relationship management, planned giving, corporate and foundation giving, alumni relations, capital campaign planning and implementation, processing and acknowledgement of gifts, prospect research, Integrated branding and marketing, public relations, crisis communications, publications.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development, the individual will be involved in the overall personnel management and supervision of divisional staff and the establishment of their goals and performance objectives. The Director of Alumni Affairs will assist in developing and implementing successful operational strategies for programs, events, and plans that support the university’s alumni and future alumni that support Fayetteville State University’s Strategic Priorities.
The Director of Alumni Affairs will work closely with other members of the Institutional Advancement leadership team. The Director of Alumni Affairs major responsibility will be to manage the day-to-day operations designed to increase Fayetteville State University’s success in raising the university’s public visibility to its internal and external constituencies, among FSU’s alumni, through traditional strategies and those meant to reach alumni throughout social networking sites. Other responsibilities include overseeing planning, managing, and evaluating Alumni Affairs programs; cultivating relationships for the university; working with IA Development staff to steward alumni donations; developing, training, maintaining alumni volunteers, and coordinating. The Director will strategically engage with alumni to increase giving to the University. The Director will oversee the future alumni program, alumni chapter development and engagement, serve as the University liaison to the National Alumni Association and alumni reunion classes. Supervisor experience is required to oversee division staff. Travel is required.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); minimum of five years of progressive development and alumni affairs experience in an educational or non-profit fund raising environment, management and administrative experience, effective supervisory and motivational skills; effective report writing, documented cultivation and solicitation experience, computer literacy, especially through web activities, and recruiting, training, and managing the activities of volunteers.Knowledge skills and abilities: Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degreeSpecial Instructions to Applicants: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.Supplemental Questions
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- * Do you possess at least a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of progressive development and alumni affairs experience in an educational or non-profit fundraising environment?
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