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Scholarship and Alumni Coordinator

Company: Iowa Western Community College
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Alumni/Scholarship Coordinator is: (1) responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects designed to identify, engage and develop Iowa Western alumni, and VIP members (2) responsible for the management of the IWCC scholarship process from application through award and beyond. Three years of experience in fundraising, alumni relations, event planning, student services or other closely related field. Candidate must be a self-motivated individual with exceptional time and project management skills. The position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines and priorities simultaneously. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills with the capacity to both motivate alumni and volunteers and collaborate with students and cross-departmental colleagues. Some night and weekend work is required during select events.Required Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Ability to plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the Institute's strategic plan.
  • Possession of computer and data management skills necessary to ensure accurate and complete alumni database records.
  • Capacity to establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni and maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email blasts, alumni web pages, social media, and print publications.
    • Scholarship
      • Communication and critical thinking skills are needed to articulate scholarship timelines, policies, and important information to both students and coworkers.
      • Focus on continuous improvement of scholarship policies and practices to ensure alignment with institutional priorities and maximize effectiveness.
      • Monitor scholarship recipients ' academic progress and scholarship eligibility and administer intervention initiatives as needed.
      • Ability to pass a background checkPreferred Qualification
        • Previous experience with scholarships and alumni
        • Previous experience foundations, fundraising or development
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills
        • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
        • Exercise a high degree of independent judgment and initiative
        • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite and Internet Explorer
        • Ability to create timelines and meet deadlines
        • Strong contributor in team environments
        • Interest in continued professional development in areas of responsibility.
        • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
        • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.Physical Demands
          • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
          • Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, and grasping
          • Frequent reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work
          • No or very limited exposure to physical risk
          • No or very limited physical effort required Salary : Benefits SummaryClick here for more information on benefits and perks.

Keywords: Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs , Scholarship and Alumni Coordinator, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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