Cornell College
  • 05-Jun-2018 to 04-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Applications are being accepted for the full-time position of Assistant/Associate Director of Alumni Engagement. This position will develop cohesive and compelling engagement and philanthropic opportunities as part of a comprehensive Alumni and College Advancement program. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive portfolio of digital engagement and volunteer management strategies to increase  involvement among Cornell alumni with a specific emphasis on young alumni, future alumni, class reunions, targeted affinity groups, and within geographic regions. They will work extensively with alumni volunteers and campus partners to enhance opportunities to support the strategic goals of the college's alumni engagement and annual giving efforts.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa'an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. Three to five years in fundraising, marketing, event planning, sales or public relations preferred. Excellent communication skills, including writing and presentation skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Knowledge of liberal arts education.

Ability to communicate effectively, interact professionally in a variety of situations (in person and on the telephone). Ability to maintain confidentiality. Must have valid Iowa driver's license and be insurable to drive.

Experience working in a college or university setting is preferred.

This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.

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