Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Alumni Relations provides strategic direction for the day-to-day operations of the alumni office. This includes overseeing and managing events and programs designed to strategically engage alumni and students in the life of the university in order to increase alumni giving percentage; total number of students enrolled at SAU; and alumni involvement in career development.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably from Spring Arbor University. Master's degree preferred.
Evidence of planning and executing successful events, excellent organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication and the ability to work with various age groups.
Past affiliation with SAU and knowledge of the university is highly recommended.
Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept and Community Covenant.
Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Spring Arbor
Spring Arbor University is committed to the policy of equal employment as an appropriate standard of Christian servanthood, and in accordance with federal and state regulations. It is the intent of this policy to provide a work place free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, or physical handicap, in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state law and the Christian perspective and mission of the University.
Internal Number: 1520
About Spring Arbor University
Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university. Offering more than 70 undergraduate majors and programs, nine degree completion programs, two associate programs, and 12 graduate programs. With programs presented on campus, online and on site at 17 locations throughout Michigan and in Ohio, the University continues to meet the growing needs of its students.