This position includes responsibilities to develop and direct a comprehensive program to engage alumni with the College of Health and Human Services.
Work with alumni affinity groups that include program or major specific networks to enhance support for student opportunities such as internships, practical and research opportunities
Work closely with College leadership to implement a strategy for alumni engagement
Serve as resource for senior administrators, department/school chairs/directors and student organization advisors on strategies and issues pertaining to alumni engagement and initiatives that increase alumni involvement with current students
Develop and coach academic departments in the use of event planning tools that will help departments/schools maximize their connections with alumni
Develop progress reports and tools to keep accurate records of alumni and volunteers who engage with the College.
Programs and initiatives this position is responsible for include, but are not limited to:
Develop strategies for recruitment, cultivation and selection of alumni volunteers and launch the College of Health and Human Services Alumni Council.
Implement an alumni recognition program including alumni awards and alumni profiles through online and printed materials.
Cultivate CHHS students to be lifelong advocates, ambassadors and investors for the college and the university.
Facilitate opportunities for alumni to connect with students and share their professional experiences.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
University Preferred Qualifications:
Contributing: Graduation from a four year college or university and one year of program associate experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Journey: Graduation from a four year college or university and at least three years of program associate experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Advanced: Graduation from a four year college or university and at least four years of program associate experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Work experience in higher education preferred
At least 2 years of experience in alumni engagement and development, or similar field
Program management and event planning experience and skills are highly desirable
Volunteer management experience and skills are highly desirable
Strong collaborative leadership skills and ability to work effectively as a team member
A high degree of energy, creativity and initiative
Ability to interact with high level individuals, maintaining a high level of professionalism, judgment, and confidentiality
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Capable of managing competing priorities and multiple deadlines, and seeing projects through from beginning to end
The ability to authentically and enthusiastically represent the mission, vision, and values of UNC Charlotte & CHHS and contribute to its diverse and inclusive campus culture as a strong and compelling advocate
Strong communications skills including knowledge of social media platforms
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.