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Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

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Position Information

Job Title Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
Position Class Type Regular
Position Type Staff
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About Kettering: Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Position Status Full-time
If Part Time, hours per week

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Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience in alumni relations, marketing, or public relations in a college or non-profit setting preferred.

Job Specific Required Qualifications

Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational and planning skills, as well as the ability to balance and advance multiple projects. Strong oral and written communication skills. Competence in Banner database management, social media, and web updates. Ability to recruit, motivate and manage volunteers. Understanding of and commitment to higher education and the mission of Kettering University. Ability to forge strong relationships with others and capacity for engaging confidence and trust among alumni with Kettering University.

Understanding of and commitment to Kettering University values
· RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students
· INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics
· CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation
· COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners
· EXCELLENCE: in all we do

Posting Information

Posting Number SP00122
Posting Date 12/12/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Duties

Job Duties

Percent of total time 25

Strategic planning for the alumni calendar of events and programs. Create and manage marketing material. Duties include: material requests, design review, and communication deployment.

Percent of total time 25

Staff Advisor for Student Alumni Council (SAC). Duties include: Attend weekly meetings and coordinate alumni speaker series. Project lead for senior BBQ and alumni/student networking events.

Percent of total time 25

Oversee and manage web, social media, and communications content for the Alumni Engagement Office.

Percent of total time 25

Partner with the Kettering/GMI Alumni Association Board of Directors and assist them with their committee work. Committees include: Services and Benefits, Alumni Involvement, Student Recruitment, Alumni Awards, and Events.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents