Director of Alumni Advancement and Engagement
Office of Alumni Relations
Rhode Island College
Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Director of Alumni Advancement and Engagement. This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position.
The individual will play an integral role in the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of annual, leadership and major gift alumni donors. The position strengthens relationships between alumni and the schools/programs for which they have an affinity and serves as the primary liaison between alumni donors and the deans and the respective schools, and supports the deans’ advisory boards. Serves as advisor to the Rhode Island College Alumni Association’s governing body and all of its subgroups as well as Supervises the day-to-day activities of the Assistant Director, Alumni Relations, part-time office assistant and student workers.
Rhode Island College is a regional comprehensive public college that serves approximately 6,400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students through its five schools: the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. Established in 1854, we are Rhode Island’s first public institution of higher education.
- Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience with alumni or similar programs.
- A minimum of 3-4 years of demonstrated leadership/managerial responsibility experience and development of strategic plans and implementing programs.
- A minimum of five years of experience in higher education, with a preference for work in Advancement and/or alumni relations.
- Highly motivated self-starter with strong leadership, volunteer management, project development, fundraising, strategic planning, and relationship/client
- Extensive experience developing innovative programming, managing alumni events, and managing and developing volunteer leaders.
- Knowledge of higher education environment, trends, and resources.
- Knowledge of fundraising and community engagement
Application deadline: Open Until Filled
Proposed Starting Salary: $84,000-$94,000
For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.