Reporting to the AVP for Development and Alumni Relations, the Director of Alumni Programs & Councils provides direction and management for NKU’s alumni programs and councils. The director manages the day to day and strategic activities of the NKU Alumni Association, alumni councils, and the programs that develop from these groups. The director also oversees the NKU Alumni Awards. Position will supervise an Assistant Director of Digital Engagement and an Assistant Director of Alumni Programs and an Alumni office administrative assistant.
Provides direction and day to day management for the Office of Alumni Programs with the purpose of engaging, connecting and stewarding NKU alumni
Management of NKU alumni Board of Directors and Councils including creating giving and engagement opportunities for members
Supervise two Assistant Directors and an Administrative Assistant
Coordinate applications, nominations, and program for NKU Alumni Awards
Attends and represent NKU Development and Alumni Relations at alumni and community events
Works with AVP for Development and Alumni Relations in conjunction with office or Marketing and Communications to schedule and message alumni communication (emails, newsletters, etc.)
Files contact and action reports in Raisers Edge in a timely manner
Bachelor’s degree with five years of work related experience plus two years of management experience
Extensive ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
Personable and ability to socialize and engage with alumni
Strong speaking and organizational skills
Strong integrity, etiquette and social protocol are essential skills for this position
Travel is a necessity
Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Raiser’s Edge
Schedule - 8:15 am to 4:30 pm; varies depending on need; Some travel on nights and weekends is required.