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Collin College
Collin Higher Education Center, | Full Time
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Director of Alumni Relations
Collin College Collin Higher Education Center,
$51k-68k (estimate)
Full Time | Colleges & Universities 1 Week Ago

Collin College is Hiring a Director of Alumni Relations Near Collin Higher Education Center,

Primary Location:

3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas, 75069

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Job Summary:

Manage the alumni relations program building long-term relationships with alumni to create active involvement through service, leadership, advocacy, and philanthropy to advance Collin College’s mission.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage, and implement a comprehensive alumni relations program according to the Alumni Relations Plan. Evaluate progress and take initiative to develop new initiatives for future planning as the program grows.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with alumni through daily two-way communication initiatives including interpersonal communication as well as mass communication such as newsletters, email campaigns, website, and social media. Responsible for documenting progress in the alumni database and leveraging resources to capacity.
  • Plan and execute college alumni fundraising initiatives in collaboration with the Advancement team building a pipeline of annual gifts in support of the annual fund and special projects.
  • Recruit a team of engaged alumni and inspire them to assist the college. Execute activities and events to increase alumni engagement in meaningful ways such volunteerism and service opportunities, ensuring activities stay within budget. Manage and implement alumni activities related to graduation.
  • Manage the Alumni Advisory Council by planning meetings, developing the agenda in collaboration with the vice president of advancement and council chair. Maintain communication with council members, and create documents and procedures necessary for long-term success.
  • Work collaboratively with other areas of the college to promote and improve alumni participation.
  • Represent the alumni program at meetings and other college functions and participates in events.
  • Develop, monitor, and evaluate budgets for alumni programs.

Supplemental Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and core values.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of and/or experience with digital, social media, and diverse mediums of communication
Knowledge of collegiate or nonprofit fundraising including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of private gifts
Knowledge of higher education environment
Knowledge of event planning and volunteer management
Strong verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as publishing software and databases (The Raiser’s Edge or AlmaBase preferred)
Time management skills with demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and under deadlines
Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills with the ability to network and persuade
Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and engaging nature
Ability to interact professionally with alumni, major donors, college employees, and external constituents
Ability to comfortably and effectively speak in public and make presentations in meetings
Ability to manage and monitor budgets and expenses
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently, and/or constantly having to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, plus stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.
Relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment.
Little physical effort required.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Four (4) years of related experience.
Preference for experience in alumni relations, fundraising, development, marketing, public relations, communications, or related field.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:


Employment Type:

Full time

Salary Minimum


Compensation is determined based on experience


Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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About Collin College

Collin College serves nearly 58,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.

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