Assistant Director for Alumni (Manager 170)

Position Summary & Description
This management position is a non-represented.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Alumni.
This position develops and manages services and programs that foster student engagement and young alumni commitment to the University. Assumes a lead role in establishing and coordinating events and programs to connect alumni and students both on campus, regionally, and virtually. This person will work with volunteers, various alumni, university administrators (Deans, Student Life, Career Services), and community constituencies to plan and develop programs that are connecting students with alumni, informing students of alumni achievement and meeting the needs of the young alumni. Student engagement efforts may include, but are not limited to the following types of activities/events: social/networking, electronic networking and e-communications, career networking/ career mentoring, virtual mentoring forums and volunteer leadership development.Travel, as well as, weekend and evening work is required. This individual will also serve as the advisor to the IUP Ambassadors, the student alumni organization
Position Qualifications
MINIMUM:
Bachelor's Degree
2 years of experience in alumni relations or other area related to the delivery of student services.
PREFERRED:
Master's Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education or related program
Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well in the interview(s).
Essential Functions
The work of this position occurs in a typical office environment. Although infrequent, periods of heavy exertion may occur. Incumbent must have the following abilities:
Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public
Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers and similar equipment.
Perform manual duties such as lifting and carrying various weight limits.
Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
Provide assistance and guidance to internal and external customers.
Follow oral and written instructions
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application will consist of acoverletter, resume,names and email addresses of three references submitted in this online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iupedu.
Automated reference requests will be generated when application is submitted by applicant.
Official transcripts will be required prior to hire for the selected candidate.
Applications must be received no later thanNovember 26, 2017
You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.
Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation.
Employees in their probationary period will not be given consideration for interviews.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.



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