Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Royal Road University
February 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$62,533
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Royal Roads University is located on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen- speaking Peoples, the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. This land has been part of the fabric of the life of Indigenous communities long before Hatley Castle was built, and it will be long into the future. It is with gratitude that we now learn and work here, where the past, present and future of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty and staff come together. Located in one of Canada's most beautiful National Historic Sites, RRU is just minutes from downtown Victoria, British Columbia and is surrounded by old growth forest and awe-inspiring ocean and mountain views. RRU is a special-purpose university that delivers high-quality applied and professional programs. Established by the provincial government in 1995 through the Royal Roads University Act, RRU was created with a unique mandate and governance structure to respond to the labour market needs of British Columbia. RRU has over 34,000 alumni in 92 countries. With a reputation for innovation, RRU is a leader in the delivery of blended learning programs, which combine intensive residency experiences with online course work.

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Job Title

Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Division Department

Royal Roads University -> Office of the Vice-President, Communications and Advancement -> Alumni Relations

Recruitment Type

Temporary Full Time


Fundraising & Community Relations

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Job Description

At Royal Roads University (RRU), changemaking is in our DNA, with thousands of students and alumni describing their educational experience as life changing. In 2021, RRU launched ‘Learning for Life: 2045 and beyond'—a strategic and bold vision to facilitate life-changing education that inspires people with the courage to transform the world. RRU's Alumni Relations team plays a vital role in realizing this vision as it powerfully engages our global alumni community with experiential, volunteer, communications and advancement opportunities that foster the change the world so urgently needs.

Reporting directly to the Alumni Relations Manager and working closely with the International Alumni Relations Coordinator, the Alumni Engagement Coordinator (AEC) is responsible for planning, communicating, and executing all domestic events and initiatives that engage alumni with RRU.

This position works independently and in collaboration with the Alumni Relations, Advancement, Operation, Marketing, Communications, and Campus Services teams to grow a vibrant, informed and engaged alumni body. The priority of the AEC is to strengthen current relationships and foster new relationships with alumni that last well beyond graduation through regular communication, outreach and engaging programs and events. This includes contributing to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospective alumni donors.

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum of 3 years' relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience planning, organizing, and executing in-person, online, and/or hybrid events.
  • Proven experience with research and analysis.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word applications, electronic direct mail platforms (Envoke preferred), presentation software (Canva preferred), social media applications, and computer-based records management systems (Raiser's Edge NXT preferred).
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an active member of a team.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, both evening and weekends.
  • Possesses a valid BC Driver's License and has access to reliable personal transportation.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Royal Roads University alumni preferred.
  • Professional affiliations within fundraising, marketing, and communications are considered assets.
  • Additional Information

    This is a temporary, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week for a term from April 2024 until April 2025. This position has been evaluated at MPT-A with a salary range of $62,533 (minimum) to $73,472 (midpoint) to $84,413 (maximum) per annum. Employment offers will normally be made between the minimum and midpoint of the range and are determined by knowledge, experience and internal equity. The University is pleased to offer a limited benefits package. (If you are currently enrolled in the RRU Benefits Plan your coverage will remain unchanged.) Royal Roads University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

    While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates shortlisted for further consideration will be contacted. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, you will need to be legally eligible to work in Canada for the duration of the employment contract. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please contact us directly at [email protected] attention: Lorisha Bühler or 250-391-2600 extension 4408 so we can offer you individualized assistance and ensure equity in our recruitment and hiring process. ALL COMPETITIONS WILL CLOSE AT 10.00 P.M. ON THE DATE OF CLOSING

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