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Director | Advancement — School of Medicine Alumni Affairs, University of Missouri-Columbia

Job ID: 25318

Location: Columbia

Full Time


Job Description:

The School of Medicine is currently seeking an Alumni Affairs Director I. Incumbent will interact with SOM students, faculty and alumni; University Development and Advancement Officers, the Mizzou Alumni Association, and MU Health Care’s communications/marketing/public relations department.


Job Responsibilities include:

50% – Develop and execute strategies for alumni engagement and fund development in the School of Medicine.  Establish, monitor, and manage goals through an integrated strategic plan with the School.  Plan, develop, staff and manage various programs and activities of the MU Medical Alumni organization and committees.  Design, direct, and oversee related programs and communications materials.

20% – Work with the School of Medicine Advancement Officers in developing relations and executing engagement strategies with alumni.

10% – Partner with Central Advancement and Alumni Association to update information on potential alumni, donors, and constituent leadership.

10% Manage and contribute alumni content to the School of Medicine social media channels and other electronic communications platforms.

5% – Travel as necessary for development of alumni relationships and events.

5% Provide input into the School of Medicine Alumni annual budget; Negotiate contracts for event services.



$53,600- $75,296, commensurate with experience.



Typically Monday through Friday 8:00AM- 5:00PM, occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary .


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, or similar are of study required.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in alumni or volunteer relations, public and community relations or alumni activities, or a closely related experience. 5 years’ experience in journalism or communications with demonstrably strong writing, planning and organizational skills. Experience in higher education environment.


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