Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) seeks a highly visible, energetic, innovative, experienced, and forward-looking Director of Alumni Relations to help shape and grow a young Alumni Relations program. The successful individual will be an engaged leader who has vision and passion as well as a proven record of successful leadership in promoting an integrated, engaged alumni experience in a dynamic university environment.
The Director for Alumni Relations will be required to create and implement strategic annual and long-term plans, programs, and leadership opportunities designed to engage alumni through programs and activities that encourage reconnecting and development of a life-long relationship with the NYIT community. This individual will have the vision to create and administer alumni relations programs whose aim it is to increase alumni engagement here and abroad. The successful candidate will be tasked to build and strengthen the relationships between alumni, and current students, faculty, various departments within NYIT (both domestic and global), and the institution as a whole through communication, outreach, and fostering professional and personal connections.
Successful candidates will display a passion for and resonance with the mission of the university; a commitment to providing a robust alumni experience, and the highest level of personal and professional integrity. The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for championing NYIT’s goal to be a “student-centered” university, among other goals and visions described in the university’s 2030 strategic plan.
Reporting to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the successful candidate must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. In addition to advanced computer skills, a familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, I-Modules and Net Community along with a passion for data integrity is required. This individual should have some global experience as NYIT has alumni in China, the Middle East, and Canada.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Outreach and Communications
For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability