As a member of the Alumni Association team reporting to the Senior Director, Alumni Engagement, the Associate Director Alumni Engagement is responsible for the planning and execution of Alumni Weekend and other alumni reunion and engagement programs that strengthen alumni connections to Miami University.
Manage the development, implementation, organization and evaluation of programming, budget and activities for class and group reunions throughout the year, including Alumni Weekend.
Serve as lead for Alumni Weekend, including but not limited to: primary liaison with campus partners (Advancement colleagues, Conferences and Events, Communications, Physical Facilities and Student Dining and Housing; Student Life), external vendors (including manage RFPs, schedules, contracts) and community organizations (OPD, Oxford Visitors Bureau); budget planning and oversight; plan, promote and coordinate Alumni Weekend schedule and logistics.
Strategize and grow milestone reunion volunteer committees: train/monitor staff/peers to work with reunion volunteers; solicit/recruit reunion volunteers; coordinate with annual fund and development for reunion giving; lead select milestone reunion committees to assist with the planning and implementation of communications, programs, fundraising, and volunteer training and management.
Identify new reunion programming, cultivation and engagement strategies to increase attendance and awareness to alumni, students, community, faculty and staff.
In conjunction with Advancement Corporate and Foundation Relations, identify and execute a sponsorship program for reunion programming.
Work in partnership with the Advancement Communications to promote reunions in print, online and social media.
Track metrics and data points to make strategic business decisions, determine effectiveness of programs, and to discover and cultivate opportunities for programmatic collaboration; produce reports and recommendations.
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Bachelor’s degree. Three to five years of work experience.
Internal Number: 495928
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