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Director of Alumni Relations

Traverse City, MI


Posted on July 27, 2018

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About Director of Alumni Relations

Director of Alumni Relations


Tracking Code: 980-443


Position Title:


Anticipated Starting Date: September 2018


Starting Salary: $47,699


Excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vacation, paid sick leave, and tuition benefit. For more details about benefits, go to and click on Salaries and Benefits, or request a copy from the Office of Human Resources.



The position is responsible for advancing the NMC Alumni Relations Program. The program is designed to build pride among alumni and students, support student success, ensure a mutually beneficial relationship between NMC and our alumni, and grow charitable giving among our alumni community in support of NMC programs, facilities, and scholarships. Working as part of the NMC Foundation, alumni relations programming includes strategic communications, volunteer engagement and alumni events locally, regionally, and nationally.





• Bachelor’s degree

• 2 years experience in strategic communication, volunteer engagement or a related role – Required

• Ability to work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail




• A solid understanding of non-profit and/or alumni relations principles and methodologies

• Demonstrated success in development, communications, alumni, or comparable programs and activities

• Experience coordinating alumni/fundraising events

• Experience working with students and/or volunteers

• Passion for relationship building, education, and nonprofit culture


FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees


• Ethical behavior and integrity

• Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement

• Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity

• Accountability/personal responsibility

• Commitment to lifelong learning

• Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking

• Collaboration/Team work

• Value all people




This is a full-time, 40+ hour per week position.



Applications submitted by 4:30 pm on August 8, 2018 will receive first consideration. Applications must be submitted online at For assistance call 231-995-2612 or 1-800-748-0566 x52612 or email mailto:[email protected] .


Non-Discrimination Policy Notice

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.


Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.


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All applicants are required to review the job description prior to applying.


Job Location Traverse City, Michigan, United States Salary – 47,699.00 USD Special Instructions to Applicants Please attach resume, cover letter and transcripts to your application. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to: Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686. or e-mail to: mailto:[email protected]


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