USIU – Alumni Relations Officer.


Job title: Alumni Relations Officer Reports to: Principal Alumni Relations Officer
Direct Reports: None Division: University Advancement
Indirect Reports: None Department: Alumni Relations

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Principal Alumni Relations Officer, the Alumni Relations Officer will spearhead communications with alumni and assist in planning key alumni engagement events and activities.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks: Assist the Principal Alumni Relations Officer in planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening the Alumni Association’s programs while providing tangible benefits to both alumni and the university. Publish Alumni Affairs content via alumni webpages, publications and social media. Provide administrative support of the planning and implementation of social activities and events that strategically engage the alumni community. Assist in the preparation of reports regarding alumni activities. Assist to implement and promote alumni programs as well as the goals of the USIU-Africa Alumni Association Management of accurate and complete alumni database records. Assist in the facilitation of communication with the alumni community. Maintain an organizational calendar of alumni-related events and activities. Assist in the organization and execution of alumni activities in partnership with the university. Assist in providing guidance and meaningful opportunities to alumni volunteers. Research and document human interest stories for e-magazines and other alumni publications. Facilitate alumni clearance on the portal. Identify potential Alumni donors for fundraising activities.

Qualifications /Educational/Professional/experience) Undergraduate degree in Communications, Marketing or a business-related field, from an accredited university. At least two (2) years in a similar or comparable position. Report-writing skills, numerical and statistical skills; Proactive and with proven ability to take instructions and execute; Strict follow-up of matters and ability to maintain a good bring-up system; Proficiency in computer applications.

Personal Attributes & Competencies Confidentiality and integrity; Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Relationship builder & effective negotiator; Good Communication skills; Self motivated; Attention to detail; Adaptability and reliability.

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to by Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Director Administration,

United States International University – Africa

P.O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya




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