Alumni Officer, Office Of Development And Alumni Engagement

College Scarborough Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology
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Title Alumni Officer, Office of Development and Alumni Engagement
Competition Number 20-S-11
Campus/Site Progress
Position Summary
Office of Development and Alumni Engagement
(This position is initially open to full time, bargaining unit employees of the college)
We are looking for a dynamic Alumni Officer to work within assigned school chapter(s) to promote and deliver alumni engagement services and initiatives aligned with the business plan of the Office of Development and Alumni Engagement. This includes outreach to the current student population, particularly graduating students. Reporting to the Manager of Alumni Engagement, the incumbent will be responsible for executing a school-specific engagement strategy compromised of communication touch points and a variety of events to increase alumni awareness and engagement. The incumbent will also be responsible for assisting with other College-wide Alumni events and initiatives, as well as be the lead on one Alumni Signature Event each year. 
School Chapter Plan
  • Responsible for implementing alumni initiatives within assigned school chapter(s)
    • Immerse into the life of an assigned school(s) to understand school-specific alumni needs and identify opportunities for further growth and development 
    • Implement the Alumni Touch Campaign (minimum of 12 touches/year/school)
    • Oversee and implement one Alumni Signature Event
    • Provide input to communications related to assigned school chapter(s), providing school-specific content to writing and marketing staff
    • Assist and/or coordinate school-specific event strategy and logistics within scope of chapter plan, including reunions and third party events
    • Be on-site at assigned school chapter(s), minimum of 1 day/week
    • Work with the Dean/Chair/Faculty of the assigned school chapter(s) and the Senior Development Officer to identify, qualify, cultivate, engage and steward respective Alumni
    • Attend individual meetings with Alumni to gather feedback, provide information and engage where appropriate
    • Strengthen the connection with current students within assigned school chapter(s) by conducting regular classroom visits to discuss benefits and services of being an Alumnus
  • Attend and represent the College’s Alumni Engagement Office as a guest speaker at offsite and departmental events, student club events, community events and meetings
  • Assist with execution of College-wide Alumni initiatives (e.g. orientations, service fairs, Alumni Awareness events, Alumni Association outings, and other events as required
  • Responsible for all moves management in Raiser’s Edge relating to Alumni within assigned school chapter(s)
  • Responsible for a predetermined budget of alumni engagement initiatives within assigned school chapter(s)
  • Prepare and provide monthly summaries and reports on chapter activities including budget expenses to the Team Lead, School Chapters and Manager, Alumni Engagement
  • Other duties as required
  • 3 year diploma/degree, preferably in a related field (e.g. Marketing, Public Relations, Community Services, Donor Relations, Fundraising Development) or equivalent education and relevant work experience
  • Minimum (3) three years’ experience in event coordination within a post-secondary, non-for-profit and/or related work environment
  • Proven experience overseeing, coordinating volunteers at large scale events
  • Minimum (3) three years’ experience in a customer-service environment
  • Demonstrated experience planning and coordinating events
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Proven ability to problem solve issues
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) preferred
  • Comfortable working with fundraising databases, Raiser’s Edge experience is a definite asset
  • Self-starter and quick learner
Classification Permanent - Support
Hours of Work 35 Hours
Additional Information as Applicable 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday (Flexible to accomodate shift changes on weekends and evening special events)
Posting Date 1/13/2020
Closing Date 1/20/2020
Application Info

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"Proof of credentials of equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer."


When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by January 20, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #20-S-11. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We regret we cannot accept phone calls. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Salary Range $29.00 to $33.61 per hour (Pay band G)
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