Africa Nazarene University Alumni Affairs Coordinator Job Opportunity in Kenya October 2017

 

Africa Nazarene University Alumni Affairs Coordinator Career Vacancy in Kenya

 

Africa Nazarene University Alumni Affairs Coordinator Job Recruitment  in Kenya

Africa Nazarene University (ANU) is an accredited Private Christian University sponsored by the Church of Nazarene International, which follows the Wesleyan Holiness Tradition.
It integrates faith with learning to produce well rounded individuals who are able to meet challenges of their times.
Vacant Position: Alumni Affairs Coordinator
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The University is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of Alumni Affairs Coordinator reporting to the Coordinator Marketing and University Relations.
This function will involve creating and implementing alumni coordination programs that increase involvement in Alumni Association activities.
The job holder responsibilities include increasing engagement and participation of alumni in university events, Alumni Association growth, coordination of alumni communications, and marketing alumni events to promote the university in various markets.
Naz logoSpecific Duties and Responsibilities
As the Alumni Affairs Coordinator, you will be responsible to the Coordinator of Marketing and University Relations for the following duties:
  1. Develop and implement strategic plan for Alumni Office in line with the university guidelines and in liaison with the Alumni Council.
  2. Create an annual plan for the alumni affairs program to build structures for engagement that results in growth of the association, demonstrated through greater involvement, and increased annual reunion attendance and alumni membership.
  3. Spearhead the development and execution of resource mobilization proposals.
  4. Plan and execute alumni membership drives to increase alumni association membership targeting both in Kenya and abroad.
  5. Manage the Alumni events including; planning and coordination of events such as reunions, homecomings and specific project events.
  6. Manage the communication between the alumni, alumni association and the institution to ensure they are updated and engaged in alumni activities through general correspondence, social media, emails, cultivation and invitations to events, etc.
  7. Manage and update the alumni, database and website to create strong awareness among alumni and students about the alumni association and provide a link between the association and the University.
  8. Engage with students and young alumni through student alumni representatives in university events such as recruitment of undergraduate students in high schools and colleges fairs, developing students’ recruitment training manuals for Alumni representatives to market ANU courses.
  9. Prepare budget for alumni affairs programs and having control on expenditure.
  10. Prepare reports and analysis tools to ensure the program is responsive to the needs of the alumni.
  11. Foster collaboration with alumni in Institutions of Higher Learning and other organizations.
  12. Facilitate the smooth and fair election of Alumni Association Officers.
  13. Function as the recording secretary of the ANU Alumni Association.
Minimum Requirements
  • Master degree in relevant field.
  • Experience in managing alumni programs, students or membership relations.
  • Minimum of five year experience with university alumni environment.
  • Proven experience on managing volunteers, students and other professionals
  • Skilled in membership drives and business development activities.
  • Proven success with major event management principles and coordination.
  • Creative and innovative
  • Strong communication skills (written, oral and interpersonal) with ability to adapt communication style depending on audience and situation.
  • Strength in communication and publicity with capability on digital communication
  • Proficient with management of social media.
  • Background  in resource mobilization, partnerships and sponsorships
  • Proficient with office technologies.
  • Ability to work in team based environment.
  • Ability to mobilize and head others.
  • Ability to use tact, discretion and diplomacy
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications to hr@anu.ac.ke addressed to:
The Vice-Chancellor,
Africa Nazarene University,
P.O. Box 53067 – 00200
Nairobi
Applications should have a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of certificates, names and contacts of three referees, and should reach the office not later than 13th October, 2017.
Applications could also be dropped at the Nairobi, CBD Campus – Aghro House, Moi Avenue.
Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.