(Senior) Alumni & Family Engagement and Annual Giving Officer - Salve Regina University
Salve Regina University
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Internal Number: 149318
Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Wed Jun 22 2022 Job Description:
Create meaningful touchpoints and connections for Salve alumni and families, building their annual fund support and volunteerism. Deploy resources and collaborate with internal and external partners to deliver engaging programming and financial support for the university.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Foster a collaborative and empowering work environment rooted in Salve Regina University's Mercy mission: demonstrate empathic leadership through the positive engagement of Advancement team members and campus partners.
Collaborate with the Executive Director on short- and long-term planning and strategy; set measurable fundraising and engagement goals.
Manage a portfolio of alumni and parent prospects to visit and solicit support of the university.
Create and oversee a suite of meaningful, mission-aligned alumni events based on affinity (including clubs and athletics), majors, or geographic location (on-campus, off-campus, or virtual). Work with volunteers to ensure attendance at and support for these events.
Collaborate with Advancement team to maintain successful Reunion programming and giving.
Bring best practices and entrepreneurial approach to all aspects of the alumni engagement strategy.
Develop strong relationships with other University departments, including Admissions, Athletics, Student Affairs and Career Development.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other duties as required by the Executive Director of Alumni & Family Engagement and Annual Giving and the Chief Advancement Officer.
LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
Valid driver's license.
The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
A Bachelor's degree is required and Salve Regina University graduate preferred. The role can be classified as a senior officer, and salary would be commensurate, for a candidate with two years of annual giving or alumni engagement experience. Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills required. Must be a highly motivated self-starter, flexible, dedicated, conscientious and people-oriented with the ability to work unsupervised. Must be willing to travel alone or with colleagues, and work evenings and weekends as necessary. Strong computer skills required including knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Internet.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.