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Asst Dir for Alumni Relations

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 25, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs
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Full Time
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Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Alumni Relations the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations- CALS administers the college's engagement activities through program/event planning, effective communication methods, strategic volunteer management, volunteer and donor stewardship, and data/records management.

Reports to the Director of Alumni Relations and works collaboratively with the members of both CALS and University Advancement to pursue and promote institutional objectives related to alumni engagement, communications, and fundraising.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; Experience with special event planning; Experience developing effective strategies to foster relationships and engagement; Ability to comfortably and effectively interact with volunteers and donors of all levels; Familiarity with advancement and/or volunteer programs; Ability to interact with the varied constituencies of the university; Experience with managing organizational social media accounts; Experience creating marketing materials for social media and email; Ability to work with vendors, budgets, designers/printers, contracts, and bill payment; Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills; Ability to multitask, work independently, and pay close attention to detail in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented team environment; Experience working with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Doodle and Google; Willing to work evenings/weekends and travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with and knowledge of donor stewardship practices; Experience with and knowledge of young alumni and student engagement practices; Experience with event and project management systems; Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Blackbaud (or a similar database), CANVA Enterprise, Zoom, video and website editing; Experience in the agricultural and/or life sciences industries.

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Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Jamie Cowell-Lucero at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: June 25, 2021
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