• Alumni Outreach Coordinator (Temporary)

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    Employee Group: Support Staff - Appendix D
    Faculty/Department: Advancement
    Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
    Reference Number: 18/S/89
    Payband: H
    Hourly Range: $31.06 - $36.06
    Hours/Week: 37.5
    Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Application Details: This is a temporary replacement position that may continue up to March 20, 2020.


    Reporting to the Manager, Alumni, the Alumni Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating alumni events, volunteer management, student and young alumni engagement strategy and building long-term relationships with alumni. He/she will develop strategy and implement programs and services designed to mobilize the engagement, leadership and commitment of alumni. The Alumni Outreach Coordinator will play a critical role in managing relationships with members of the alumni community. Independently, and in collaboration with faculty/staff/alumni, he/she initiates, coordinates and delivers unique events to engage alumni, students, faculty and at times the broader Sheridan community. The Alumni Outreach Coordinator is responsible for alumni volunteer initiatives. He/she also provides support to internal and external members of the Sheridan community as it relates to alumni initiatives. The incumbent is involved in identifying and cultivating relationships with alumni in order to convert them to volunteers and donors to Sheridan.


    Specific Responsibilities Include:


    • Initiating, coordinating and delivering alumni events to engage graduates, students, faculty, donors and, at times, the broader Sheridan community;
    • Building, maintaining and managing relationships with alumni;
    • Building and executing alumni volunteer engagement strategy;
    • Developing and implementing a strategy to engage and support young alumni and current students;
    • Performing other related duties as assigned.



    The successful candidate will possess at 3 year diploma/degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Event Management or a related field of study, along with 5 years professional experience coordinating large corporate events (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). Professional experience, ideally two or more years, working with Microsoft suite products (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint), social media tools and budgets is preferred. Familiarity with Alumni and Advancement initiatives, as well as the other national alumni affiliations is preferred. Sheridan alumni status would be considered an asset. Proven proactive problem-solving and conflict resolution skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Experience working with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software and professional experience in volunteer management is preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong writing ability, and attention to detail are essential. The successful candidate must be available to work unusual hours including frequent evenings and weekends, and must have access to a vehicle. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy and judgement.


    Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com



    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.



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