The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Chapters, will work within a collaborative office environment and share responsibilities for planning and implementing alumni engagement initiatives designed to foster lifelong connections between alumni and the university, with particular responsibilities for Miami’s geographic chapters.
The ideal candidate will be energetic and innovative. She or he will have many opportunities to collaborate with talented people and build relationships both across campus and within the division of University Advancement.
This person will have excellent communication skills and be able to handle multiple projects. She or he will have the ability to work with varied personalities and work styles.
Serves as staff liaison to Miami’s alumni chapters, including organizing meetings and conference calls, activities and logistics
Identifies and trains new volunteer leaders; forms new chapter boards; stewards existing groups and volunteer leaders
Represents the Miami University Alumni Association at programs and events as necessary, including events on campus and away from campus (regional and national travel)
Coordinates with advancement colleagues and campus partners to maintain connections between alumni and campus through alumni chapters and other location-based engagement opportunities
Partners with development staff to coordinate and strengthen alumni chapter scholarship fundraising
Utilizes social media to further and/or build relationships with both established and new alumni chapters, coordinating with divisional and university social media efforts
Bachelor's degree and one to three years of work experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience in a non-profit or higher education setting. Internships, volunteer work, and other experience gained during the completion of a degree program may be counted towards this requirement
Organized and task-oriented with demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
Ability to work collaboratively with various constituency groups, volunteers, and campus partners
Strong communicator with excellent written, verbal, and social media skills. Will have an eye on the current digital environment and an interest in or experience with social media marketing trends
Strong understanding of and commitment to customer service
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annualreport/ index .html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free.
Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.