Alumni Relations Officer at USIU Africa

On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
The United States International University – Africa is the largest, private, secular university in East and Central Africa catering to almost 6000 students representing 65 nationalities and with a global network of over 12000 alumni. USIU – Africa is committed to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms.USIU-Africa’s Institutional Planning and Advancement Division is the university’s commercial unit, responsible for strategic planning, marketing and communications, fundraising and alumni functions.

The Division is looking to recruit an appropriate candidate for the following position:
Reporting to the Head of Alumni Affairs, the successful candidate will be expected to engage alumni through enhancing target activities, communications and fundraising initiatives.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage the USIU-Africa alumni in strengthening the USIU-Africa Alumni Association’s programs while providing tangible benefits to alumni and the university.
  • Manage Alumni Affairs content via alumni webpages, publications and social media.
  • Support the planning and implementation of social activities and events that strategically engage the alumni community.
  • Preparing reports regarding alumni activities.
  • Assist to implement and promote alumni programs as well as the goals of the USIU-Africa Alumni Association
  • Management of accurate and complete alumni database records.
  • Facilitate communication with the alumni community.
  • Maintain an organizational calendar of alumni-related events and activities.
  • Organize and execute alumni activities in partnership with the university.
  • Provide guidance and meaningful opportunities to alumni volunteers.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Marketing or a business-related field, from an accredited university.
  • At least two (2) years in a similar or comparable position.
  • Communication Skills
  • Social Media Skills
  • Event Planning and Management Skills
  • Networking Skills
  • Fundraising Skills
  • Editorial Skills
  • Ability to multi-task simultaneous projects
  • Ability to work with other organizational units within the university.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Resourcefulness
  • Initiative
  • Working closely and lead team members to achieve objectives
  • Excellent ability to communicate fluently in English
  • Work independently.
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: Friday, 29 May, 2015.

Head of Human Resources,
United States International University
P.O Box 14634-00800,
Nairobi, Kenya
USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer
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