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Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Employer
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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Posting Details

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​Benefits of Working at UNCW

Want to become a soaring UNCW Seahawk and work at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Want to put your toes in the sand after a day of work? The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a wonderfully vibrant university community along with a beautiful location just miles from the beach.

Employees of UNCW are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs, resources, policies, and practices that help to support a work/life balance. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Full time employees are eligible for dental, vision and health insurance plans. Health insurance benefit plans eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available.

Full time employees are also eligible for the tuition waiver program which covers the cost of tuition and fees for up to three (3) undergraduate or graduate courses per academic year at UNCW or any other university within the UNC System. In addition, UNCW covers the cost of tuition and fees for one UNCW course each summer session.

As a full time employee, UNCW also offers a free membership to the Campus Recreation Center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, meditation and yoga sessions, voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, 24 hours of paid community service leave time, paid vacation and sick leave accrual and family medical leave after 12 months of continuous service.

We also offer an abundance of training and development programs through our Dare to Learn Academy ,and the employee assistance program , many of which are offered free of charge.

Recruitment Range
$43,000 - $45,000

Vacancy Number
S02422

Position Title
University Program Specialist

Working Title
Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Competency Level
Contributing

Home Department
University Advancement - 50000

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Division for University Advancement is responsible for the following primary goals:
  1. Coordinate a campus-wide, comprehensive effort to raise philanthropic funds that support the strategic plan and mission of the university.
  2. Manage an inclusive alumni engagement program designed to serve and engage over 100,000 alumni as ambassadors, advocates and donors.
  3. Strengthen and expand UNCW’s donor pipeline through effective discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
  4. Ensure that external boards ( UNCW Foundation Board, Board of Visitors, Student Aid Association Board, Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Friends of UNCW ) are effective in their mission of supporting UNCW .


The division’s fundraising efforts are enhanced by effective partnerships with the campus community as well as external constituents including alumni, parents, corporations, foundations, volunteers and friends. Development areas include annual giving, leadership annual giving, major gifts, principal gifts, corporate and foundation engagement and planned giving, as well as alumni engagement. Prospect development, events and board management, stewardship, communications and advancement services are support services for the fundraising activities of the division.

College
University Advancement - 50000 College

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

This is an exciting opportunity to join a nationally recognized development team that values innovation, collaboration, and accountability and is dedicated to the university’s & division’s mission.

Reporting to the Director of Alumni Engagement Programming and working in collaboration with other University Advancement team members and students, the Alumni Engagement Coordinator plays a pivotal role in engaging and cultivating a strong relationship with current students and alumni of the University North Carolina Wilmington.

This position will assist with developing, implementing, and coordinating programs and initiatives tailored to generational alumni segments, especially recent graduates, to foster a sense of community, philanthropy, and lifelong connection to the university. This role is also responsible for overseeing the Student Ambassador program and supporting the engagement strategy for current UNC Wilmington students.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience
  • Knowledge of alumni engagement best practices
  • Knowledge of UNCW practices and procedures regarding business transactions and the ability to implement them appropriately
  • Experience/proficiency using software programs including Microsoft Office Suite, Banner Finance, Chrome River, Raiser’s Edge, and other development-related software
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute events and programs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Experience working with young adults or recent graduates
Required Certifications or licensure

N/A

FTE
1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year
12 Months

Work Days
Monday - Friday, with occasional weekends

Work Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with occasional nights

Type of Position
Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number
8379

Job Posting Date
05/20/2024

Posting Close Date
05/24/2024

Number of Openings
Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the ‘Work History’ section before you apply for this position. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting
https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/32215
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNCW? (2024)
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW X Account (formerly Twitter)
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • UNCW Instagram Account (UNCW_jobs)
    • UNCW Job Alert
    • Chronical of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Career Events/Job Fairs
    • Billboards/Marquee
    • Other
  2. If you selected 'Other' to the question above, please explain how you found out about this opportunity. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)



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