POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Director, Alumni Services (Constituent Relations)
Alumni Services
SIU Carbondale

Position Summary: Establishes and directs the alumni network across the nation. Work to develop a strategy for engagement of alumni. Identify, cultivate, and recruit volunteers and alumni network leaders. Work with colleagues to support Association programs and services to engage alumni in support of SIU Carbondale.

Duties and Responsibilities:This position will lead a team to develop strategies and a path to attain goals. Develop a comprehensive plan to identify and recruit alumni volunteers. Build an alumni network to achieve the goals of the organization to engage alumni across the nation. Develop a plan to strengthen the SIU and Association brand. Must direct/administer on site 10 to 20 off campus programs across the country for alumni, friends, and supporters of the University under general direction, exercising discretion and independent judgment. Must be able to negotiate contracts. Collaborate with fellow team members to orchestrate a harmonious, successful team. Develop the unit budget. This position acts on behalf of the University and organization, under general direction, while exercising discretion and independent judgment as a trusted representative.

Additional Responsibilities and Duties: Travel: Must work weekends and nights as needed. Must travel extensively via road, rail, and air to meet with volunteer groups, alumni, members, and manage events. Additional Duties: Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a master's degree and three years of paid professional experience managing/training volunteers. Demonstrated personnel management skills. Experience with creation and management of events and budgets. Possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Valid driver's license required.

General Information: As the largest and oldest organization on campus, the SIU Alumni Association has been proudly serving SIU alumni and friends since 1896. It seeks to engage alumni, students, and friends of the university by preserving SIU traditions, promoting pride in an SIU education, and facilitating opportunities for students and alumni to connect professionally. www.siualumni.com

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by Alumni Services via the HireTouch Application system by close of business (4:30 p.m.) May 9, 2018.

Application Procedure:  Visit jobs.siu.edu "Administrative/Professional Job Postings" to create an account and apply.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.