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Alumni and Constituent Program Coordinator

University of Dayton
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 3, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary:

At the University of Dayton, we value inclusive excellence because we recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to academic and institutional excellence. Inclusive excellence requires a comprehensive, cohesive and collaborative alignment of infrastructure, resources and actions. We strive to be active, intentional, and sustain engagement with and celebrate diversity in every dimension of institutional life. Because we seek a community with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply.

The Alumni Relations Program Coordinator will work in partnership with the Alumni Relations team in building relationships with alumni and constituents across the country. The program coordinator will help alumni and constituent engagement efforts through the coordination of programs and services that aid the overall department goals and help secure resources that support the University of Dayton and its students.
Reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement, the Program Coordinator will operate with a high level of collaboration, be fully proficient with technology/social media and demonstrate efficiency as they assist in the detailed work of multiple initiatives within alumni and constituent engagement programs.

The Program Coordinator will collaborate on initiatives designed to engage alumni and constituents with their alma mater and with each other. Key areas of focus for the Program Coordinator will include: direct assistance to the alumni awards and reunion programs as well as partnerships across campus, work with enrollment management to connect alumni with prospective students, and efforts with career services to help students grow their professional networks. This position will collaborate with staff to track volunteer recruitment efforts for all volunteer roles and relationships within our database and help to measure outcomes of our engagement efforts with respect to qualifying and cultivating new, diverse volunteers who can be part of our future pipeline and support overall campaign efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 3 years of experience related to project management.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and communication skills related to promoting programs via social media.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Available to work evening and weekend hours on occasion.
• Strong collaboration skills and ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks.
• Proficiency in software applications needed effectively do the tasks (i.e. MS Office, database and mentoring platform)
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Valid driver’s license, with a low risk driving record and be insurable by the University.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• Knowledge of University Advancement, specifically alumni relations work and exposure to volunteer management.
• Use of the Raiser’s Edge database system.
• Effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support work with alumni, volunteers, university staff and its senior leadership and outside vendors.
• High degree of energy and initiative to complete tasks on own.
• Experience in creating and implementing strategies relating to the university initiatives for diversity and inclusion
• Commitment to the University’s Catholic/ Marianist character, personal integrity and a strong work ethic.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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