Director of Alumni Engagement

Buena Vista University
Iowa, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director of Alumni Engagement will support the work of University Advancement by providing strategic oversight of a comprehensive alumni relations engagement and outreach program for the University’s more than 27,000 alumni. This position serves as a staff liaison, with the Assoc. VP, to the Buena Vista University National Alumni Association’s Board of Directors and oversees the work of an Assistant Director/Office Manager. The Director will also serve to develop, cultivate, and steward alumni relationships through volunteerism, strategic communications, and alumni experiences, in collaboration with various University departments such as academics, admissions, athletics, and career services. They will also work closely with the annual fund to promote philanthropic support and be an active player in the process of identifying major gift potential within the alumni population. This individual must have a keen interest in and appreciation for the vision and mission of Buena Vista University.

Baccalaureate degree required; advanced degree preferred. Minimum of three years of experience in communications, marketing, fundraising, and/or external relations, preferably within the context of a higher education institution or non-profit organization. Other experience deemed equivalent and relevant by the Vice President/Associate Vice President of University Advancement.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.

BVU is an EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer

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