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Position Details


Location Keene State College
Department KSC Alumni and Constituent Relations [KEDAPR]
Summary of Position

Keene State College’s Alumni and Constituent Engagement Office invites applications for the full-time, benefited position of Coordinator of Advancement & Alumni Programs to be part of our team.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of Alumni & Constituent Engagement, the priority of this position is to energetically engage alumni and other key constituents in the life of Keene State. The successful appointee will collaborate with other team members to strengthen relationships with alumni, friends, donors and community leaders throughout the country. The ability to work with a high degree of independence and to take initiative is essential, as is a strong degree of diplomacy and tact.

The appointee is expected to: Design and coordinate all direct mail, phonathon and online annual giving; identify, engage and solicit lead annual gifts personally, overseeing partnership with Athletics and volunteer efforts to solicit/steward donors, including through gift club engagement; manage agreed programs to engage alumni and community members with students leveraging the KSC Alumni Board and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) to assure the success of keystone alumni events and activities. Collaborate with other team members to strengthen strategic relationships with alumni, friends, donors and community leaders.

We are looking for someone with demonstrated accomplishment in
• recruiting and coordinating volunteers to engage multiple constituencies and affinity groups with an organization
• Developing and leading innovative communication programs to encourage dynamic interactions
• fostering interaction with students to facilitate their transition to become engaged alumni
• generating and coordinating communications, especially personal, on-line and web-based communications.

Additional Job Information

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
• Resume
• Contact information for three references

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled or otherwise closed at the College’s discretion.

Posting Number/Job Order # PS0654FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in communication or other closely related field; minimum of three years’ accomplishment advancing an annual giving program; understanding of how to maximize personal and electronic/web-based means of communication, including for online communities; proven success taking initiative to energize teams and contribute to team success; proven decision making that included a high level of judgment and discretion; ability to use a relational database to underpin program success; evening and weekend work and some travel are required.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

work experience in a higher education with an alumni association; proficiency using electronic/web-based means of communication. Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.

Salary Information

Salary is commensurate with education and experience, complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.0
Grade 18
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community.

To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community visit: or

Posting Details

Posting Date 10/24/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information Other - Valid driver's license

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If yes, which location(s):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Indicate your highest level of education.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Technical School
    • Associate
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Ph.D.
    • J.D.
    • M.D.
    • Other (Please Specify)
  4. If you chose "Other" regarding level of education, please specify here:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How many years of experience do you have in relation to the minimum qualifications of this posting?
    • None
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-10
    • 10-15
    • 15+
  6. Are you able to work the schedule listed in this job posting?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Vita
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents