Montclair State University is seeking a creative, outcomes-oriented individual to fill the position of Associate Director of Alumni Relations. The Associate Director is responsible for building and strengthening the alumni network by planning and implementing engagement opportunities which foster lifelong mutually enriching connections, support University priorities and initiatives, create an inclusive community among alumni, current and prospective students and the University, and cultivate a culture of philanthropy. The Associate Director oversees designated segments of the engagement program, and does related work as required.
S/he will be responsible for managing programmatic initiatives, including conceptualizing and executing events/activities, including affinity/reunion programs, select Homecoming activities, and school-/constituent-based programming, building strong relationships with internal and external constituents, leading and managing volunteer activity, supporting communications, market research initiatives and online services, and managing student workers. Some weekend and evening work required.
The Associate Director works closely with Annual Giving to increase individual giving and pipeline development through the identification, engagement, cultivation and solicitation of annual gifts as well as through the development and support of targeted constituent giving programs.