Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement Search Number #
Campus New Haven
Overview Under general direction of the Vice President, the
Director is responsible for the various alumni events, activities
and programs designed to cultivate, strengthen, and maintain the
relationship between the College and its graduates, actively
assists with fundraising efforts of the Advancement division, and
partners with other departments on ways to actively engage parents
of current and former students. The Director also supports and
promotes the overall efforts of the Advancement division which
include: Development (major gifts/planned giving/capitol campaign);
Annual Fund; Alumni, Donor, and Parent Engagement; and Special
Events. In addition, the Director may provide assistance to the
Office of the President as requested. Assignments may be highly
confidential in nature.
About Albertus Magnus College Albertus Magnus College thrives as
a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three
distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated
adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts
and professional educational offerings and its long- standing
excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus
Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The
Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students,
faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within
walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the
city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill,
which features both early 20th century mansions and modern
architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and
athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction
to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus
College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes
the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its
Direct and administer Alumni programs (events/activities);
develops new programs and coordinates services necessary to support
Directs the Alumni Association and its volunteer Advisory Board;
recruits alumni volunteers and potential members; and integrates
Alumni Board members with Student Alumni Association members.
Serves as primary adviser of the Student Alumni Association;
oversees the CASE ASAP membership and seeks opportunities for
members of the SAA to be involved with the CASE ASAP
Create and manage a (current) parent engagement program
Works closely with other departments on partnered events and new
initiatives; identifies Alumni to participate in programs and
initiatives as requested by other departments.
Qualifications At least 5 years experience in alumni relations,
special events, education/higher education or other related field.
Some fundraising experience or equivalent required.
Education Knowledge | Skills | Abilities
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
with the ability to interact and collaborate with varied
constituencies in a professional manner.
Creative and tactful with strong organizational and planning
skills; event experience preferred.
Working knowledge of the various social media and technology
platforms used in an office setting; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a
Ability to supervise students and student workers.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the College’s
Mission, history and traditions.
Ability to work independently and on a team.
A positive “can do” attitude and ability to keep a positive
attitude while working under pressure.
Special Work Schedule Requirements General office environment.
Evening and weekend work required; job-related travel required.
To Apply Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter,
current resume, and contact information for three professional
references as one document electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please reference search # in subject line.
Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the
principles and practices of diversity throughout the College
community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer
and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity
and to apply.
Albertus Magnus College is an Equal Opportunity Employer It is
the policy of Albertus Magnus College to comply with applicable
federal and state laws regarding equal employment opportunity for
all qualified persons so as to prohibit unlawful discrimination and
harassment against any employee, intern or applicant for employment
because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national
origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic
information, veteran status, transgender status, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, or any other consideration
protected by federal, state or local law. Albertus Magnus College
promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity
throughout the College. The College forbids all forms of illegal
discrimination, harassment or retaliation.
Albertus Magnus College
700 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511