Director of Alumni Relations
Office of Institutional Advancement
This position provides leadership and management for VSU Office of Alumni Relations, Annual Fund, and Special Events. The Office of Alumni Relations delivers a variety of programs and services to increase understanding of, and financial support for, Virginia State University.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and/or equivalent combination of training and work experience is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Must have experience working and leading a team in a telemarketing call center environment. Considerable knowledge of fundraising principles is required. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are essential; strong verbal and written communication skills are required; must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends; and must be willing to travel. Candidates must have strong organizational, telephone, interpersonal communication skills. Successful candidate must have demonstrated record of meeting deadlines; demonstrated experience with using the Internet and Microsoft Office Suite; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and other activities simultaneously in high volume office; and demonstrated experience preparing reports and presentations is required. Attention to detail, an aptitude for logical thinking, and strong time management skills are essential. Knowledge of database systems; Raiser’s Edge and Banner is preferred.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS
Virginia State University
Virginia State University, VA 23806
Your name and the position number (FA519) must be clearly identifiable on each item submitted. Official transcripts and three (3) letters of reference will be required prior to employment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check, including fingerprinting, and must complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.