Reporting to the Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director, Affinity Programs has the opportunity to create a cutting-edge program in higher education that will expand and enhance alumni's relationship with Union. The primary responsibilities of the position include: developing program infrastructure, recruiting and overseeing volunteers, creating and implementing new affinity engagement opportunities, developing a volunteer communications plan, creating volunteer recognition opportunities, collaborating with campus partners to ensure a holistic volunteer experience, assisting in planning and executing the annual Volunteer Summit, overseeing the online volunteer portal, and managing an alumni prospect portfolio to secure leadership annual fund gifts for the College. Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with 5+ years higher education fundraising, alumni relations, and/or equivalent experience in related fields, demonstrated success in conducting personal solicitations ($2,000+), experience working with a diverse group of individuals and volunteers, ability to maintain confidentiality, and excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills. The selected candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, possess a commitment to a liberal arts education, and be capable of articulating a persuasive, enthusiastic case for support.
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