|Posting Number: YUSA-8175|
|Position Title: Alumni Programs and Chapters Planner|
|Department: ADVANCEMENT - Office of Alumni Relations|
|Duration: Continuing Full-Time|
|Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm or 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with the requirement for flexibility with respect to attending events.|
The Alumni Programs and Chapters Planner is responsible for a range of activities to engage and involve York alumni in meaningful ways. Under the direction of the Manager, Alumni Engagement, the incumbent is responsible for identifying, cultivating and facilitating alumni volunteer efforts in support of York Universityís goals and objectives through the Chapter program. The Alumni Programs and Chapters Planner also leads the development of alumni programming within the Division of Advancement to build mutually beneficial relationships between York University and its alumni. Alumni chapters are volunteer groups funded by the Division of Advancement, and are accountable to and governed by the York University Alumni Association (YUAA). All alumni chapters operate under the purview of the YUAA and are a key element of the Division of Advancementís alumni engagement strategy. The Alumni Programs and Chapters Planner works closely with alumni volunteers to ensure compliance with YUAA rules and regulations and to facilitate alumni programming both locally, nationally and internationally.
University degree in business, marketing, humanities, social sciences or a related field.
1-2 years related experience with an emphasis in public relations, volunteer coordination and event and program planning and budgeting. Experience in a University environment an asset. Experience in volunteer communications and familiarity with Alumni Relations an asset.
DEMONSTRATED SKILLS INCLUDING: Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to coordinate, plan and schedule multiple projects and budgets at the same time. Budgeting skills, initiative and creativity. Tact, courtesy and discretion essential Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment and possesses an eye for detail. DEMONSTRATED COMPUTER SKILLS INCLUDING: Intermediate Word processing (MS Word); Intermediate Spreadsheets (MS Excel); familiarity with Lotus Notes and BSR Advance an asset.
|Cover Letter Required: Yes|
Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.
Thank you for your interest in a career with York University. To apply, please ensure that:
- You have submitted a complete application package (application form*, resume and covering letter) by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date. When emailing your application package, ensure that you have attached the resume, cover letter, and application form to your email.
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Applications are to be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.
York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, due to the high volume of applications received only those selected for an interview will be contacted.