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Alumni Relations Officer

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Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00311P
Job Title Alumni Relations Officer
Position Type Staff
Job Category Full-Time
FLSA Exempt/Salaried
Posting Open Date 08/09/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Position Summary

Success happens here. Founded in 1899, Mount Ida College is a small, private college in Newton, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston which provides career focused programs built upon a strong foundation in the social sciences, humanities and the arts, all developed and implemented to prepare our approximately 1,400 students for success in their chosen fields of endeavor.

The Alumni Relations Officer plays a key role in young alumni engagement and is responsible for developing relationships with the College’s Alumni in Residence with a primary focus on the graduating class each year.

Essential Functions:
1. Building relationships with young alumni which facilitate future engagement with the College with the ultimate goal of increasing young alumni participation in the College’s Annual Fund, known as the Fund for Mount Ida
2. Co-Advisor to the Graduating Class
3. Responsible for assisting the Advancement Officer in his/her work with the Ida Club, the College’s Alumni Association Board of Directors, with a specific focus on G.O.L.D. (Graduates of the Last Decade)
4. Responsible for the development of a Student Alumni Association in consultation with the Mustang Involvement Center
5. Key liaison with the offices of Community and Civic Engagement and Student Engagement
6. Responsible for the Advancement Office’s presence on Social Media with an emphasis on young alumni recognition
7. Manages portfolio of young alumni volunteers, including many face-to-face meetings
8. Is an essential member of the Advancement team, and will be called upon to participate in advancement activities which include annual giving, phonathon support and activities with the graduating class


Mount Ida College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from individuals who would increase the richness of the College’s diversity.

Position Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s Degree required.
2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
3. Proven relationship building skills.
4. Effective problem solver.
5. Strong presentation skills.
6. Creative thinking skills.
7. Ability to manage multiple, changing priorities in fast paced environment.

Physical Demands
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation