Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR , Alumni Association , to lead and manage Alumni Relations programs, including strategy development and program implementation in collaboration with AA colleagues, volunteers, and other offices throughout MIT. Will manage a staff of thirty-one, including program directors and administrative and support staff members; set the strategic direction for engaging more than 138,000 alumni; understand the critical impact of alumni and donor relationships in advancing a leading research university; build credible, productive relationships with MIT alumni and friends, colleagues throughout the Institute, and others in senior leadership; motivate the staff to act as a collaborative team across the Association and MIT to deliver relevant, high-quality programming and services for alumni; and come to understand MIT's distinctive culture and offer engagement points that draw on that culture.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred); ten years' direct alumni relations, fund-raising, or volunteer leadership development experience in a nonprofit setting and four years' supervising staff, setting goals, and managing performance and budgets; experience working closely with volunteers; excellent communication (writing, presentation, listening), interpersonal, collaboration, analytical, and problem-solving skills; understanding of and experience with a wide variety of alumni engagement software platforms; ability to strategize general direction of systems and lead staff to efficient implementation; demonstrated capacity for interacting effectively with potentially large benefactors and leading volunteers; proven record of accomplishment in a position requiring independent planning and efficient utilization of time and personnel resources; ability to successfully manage multifunctional or diverse program areas and staff. Experience in a complex, research-oriented academic setting preferred. Must be willing to travel. Job #17596-13
The Alumni Association has recently partnered with Lindauer Global in the search for an Executive Director of Alumni Relations. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Lisa Vuona, Vice President, at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact at 617-262-1102
Internal Number: 17596
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