Division of Alumni and University Development
School of Business and School of Education ceremony at 9 a.m. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Communication, Media and the Arts ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Admission by ticket, five allotted to each graduate. 312-2106.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
First Summer Session begins
Tuesday, May 28, noon - noon
Location: Oswego and vicinity
Thursday, June 6, noon - noon
Thursday, June 20, noon - noon
SUNY Oswego seeks a dynamic and creative leader for the position of Director of Alumni Relations to help develop a culture of engagement, volunteerism and philanthropy among alumni and current students. The Director of Alumni Relations is a member of the senior management team of the Division of Alumni and University Development.
The award-winning alumni program coordinates programs to involve, engage and communicate with our more than 77,000 proud Oswego alumni. The director is responsible for the strategic direction of a robust, national alumni relations program and is charged with: inspiring an already engaged alumni community through events, programs and publications; providing executive leadership for alumni relations staff members and numerous alumni volunteers; directing programming for current students and recent graduates (GOLD alumni); directing a strategy for online alumni programming including an online alumni community, social networking and an alumni Website; management of an annual Reunion Weekend program which attracts more than 1,000 participants, as well as affinity reunions throughout the year; management of student/alumni career networking programs; establishing annual operating plans and budgets; managing and soliciting a portfolio of alumni donors; and working with all alumni and campus constituencies to build a strong sense of engagement and involvement for the entire Oswego Alumni Family.
The ideal candidate will have a proven strong work ethic, demonstrated team-building management skills, experience working with diverse constituencies, attention to organizational planning and detail, demonstrated ability to engage alumni, volunteer management skills, and demonstrated success in the establishment and operation of a strong volunteer-based reunion and regional alumni clubs program and strong skills in developing social media strategy and practices. The successful candidate will partner closely with colleagues in the Development Office to help develop class affinity and reunion giving initiatives and serve as a member of the major gift team.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; five years demonstrated management experience in alumni relations, fundraising or other not-for-profit agencies similar in scope to SUNY Oswego's alumni relations program; proven leadership skills; ability to manage multiple priorities; demonstrated team-building skills and evidenced ability to work as a member of a team; excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; computer proficiency; and ability to travel.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to applicants with College Advancement experience. Strong preference also given to candidates with reunions and regional alumni events management experience and strong social media strategy and skills experience.
To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and names and contact information of three professional references electronically t
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Employer