Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Admin Jobs at Abu Dhabi University; Alumni Officer

Job Title:    Alumni Officer
Job Location:     Abu Dhabi
Job Ref:     538
No. of Posts:     1
Employer:    Abu Dhabi University

About ADU:
Abu Dhabi University is the great university of Abu Dhabi. Our mission is to produce global leaders who understand the challenges of our time & make positive contributions to national & global prosperity. Our mission is not limited to educating students but also to transforming UAE to a vibrant, prosperous & strong nation.

Job Description
To develop and manage a comprehensive program of alumni activities and events that will retain positive relationships with graduating students and alumni to encourage their continued financial support for the institution and active participation in alumni affairs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
 • Develop and implement annual giving and alumni relations programs within University Advancement.
 • Develop, implement, and evaluate strategy to secure increased participation in the Annual Fund.
 • Coordinate gift club cultivation/stewardship activities and alumni events.
 • Plan, manage, direct and evaluate the relationship with Alumni, parents, and other constituencies.
 • Collaborate with various departments to help foster alumni involvement and to advance all fund raising and stewardship visions and goals.
 • Represent the institution on the Alumni Board and manage and direct the activities of the Association. Recruit and train Alumni Association leaders, class volunteers, etc.
 • Organize class reunions, homecomings, and other alumni-related activities with objective of increasing alumni participation at all events.
 • Meet with student groups to introduce them to Alumni Association activities and encourage their participation in alumni events and in CSR activities
 • Ensure that database and alumni records are current; maintain integrity of system and ensure that it is being utilized in an efficient and effective manner.

Other Job Responsibilities:
 • Prepare all Alumni related material for the alumni section in ADU print or electronic magazines and provide editorial assistance.
 • Design, develop and produce Annual Fund fundraising materials.
 • Manage budget within specified guidelines.
 • Responsible for all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director for University Advancement.

Job Requirements:
 • Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred).
 • Minimum of three years of experience in  public relations, preferably in alumni relations and some fund raising success as a professional or a volunteer.
 • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills.
 • Must be capable of working with sensitive information with complete confidentiality.
 • Willingness to travel.
 • Must be flexible with work schedule and available to work weekends and evenings when necessary.
 • Ability to represent the Advancement department professionally.

Deadline Date: 30/05/2014

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