Alumni Relations Coordinator

Position Details

Job Title Alumni Relations Coordinator Reports To and Evaluated by Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and a valid Illinois driver’s license. Demonstrated word processing, database management and data entry skills; an understanding of academic credit and degree requirements; knowledge of computerized educational records systems. Must be able to interact well with students, faculty and staff. Excellent organizational, oral, written and listening skills. The successful candidate must be able to work in a position requiring public contact, exercise sound judgment, and assist a diverse student population in a multicultural environment. Bilingual in English/Spanish. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evening & weekend hours.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth. Preferred Qualifications
Proficiency in Spanish/English, both oral and written. Master’s degree in Business, Education, Marketing or related field. Prior experience with curriculum development, especially in the area of alumni relations and student engagement. Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and planning skills. Familiarity with budgets and public relations experience. Job Summary
The Alumni Relations Manager is responsible for the operation of the College’s Alumni Relations engagement. Expansion and implementation of marketing activities and support the college’s student success initiatives. Develop alumni recruitment strategies and strengthen relationships. Strategically develop an annual work plan that includes a calendar of activities, events, and programs tailored to motivate and engage different segments of alumni community. Specific Job Duties
  • Establish, develop, build and maintain effective relationship with a wide range of alumni, locally, regional, nationally and internationally through regular communication with alumni via direct contact, mailers, phone calls, email blasts, alumni website, social media, print publication, alumni gatherings, receptions, events, and other innovative formats.
  • Plan, organize and support alumni-based activities through the MC district.
  • Collaborate with the Athletics Department and Student Services areas to develop and increase alumni involvement beyond graduation.
  • Maintain alumni database records, capture content, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, alumni website and through MC social media pages.
  • Create stories of achievements and careers that tie back to the MC experience.
  • Work collaboratively with the Institutional Advancement team to develop marketing campaigns, lead creative direction of projects, and oversee day-to-day tasks.
  • Support the institution’s needs to develop a deeper base of alumni engagement that leads to additional philanthropic support, alumni assistance in key areas of the institution including recruiting, placement and programmatic support.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned by the Executive Director for Institutional Advancement.
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Posting Details

Posting Number P00297PU Desired Start Date 08/30/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 06/28/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letters of Recommendation


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