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The Altamont School
September 24, 2018
Full Time - Administration
Alumni Relations, Development/Fund Raising
4 Year Degree
Advancement & Alumni Relations Coordinator
Full Time, Non-Exempt Position
The Altamont School is looking for a high achiever and an eager team-player. The Advancement & Alumni Relations Coordinator will develop relationships with various ages of alumni and will get them engaged in the school. As part of the Advancement Department, this person will need to have a passion for fundraising (1-2 years fundraising experience required). The Department is very much team-oriented, so helping and encouraging each other is a major component to reaching goals.
Assists the Altamont Alumni Association including strategic planning, agendas, meetings, record keeping, recognition, education and communication, service/giving to the school, alumni involvement, and governance.
Executes Reunions for Birmingham University School, Brooke Hill School, and The Altamont School. This includes an opportunity to financially give back to the school in a way that is special to the class. Encourage campus visits as part of the reunion.
Serves as back-up for gift entry and acknowledgement. Provides general administrative support for the Advancement Department.
Shadows the Director of Advancement and Director of Annual Giving/Special Events to learn about fundraising opportunities at Altamont. Assists with arranging meetings/visits.
Maintains relationships with former faculty and includes past/current faculty in alumni functions when appropriate.
Identifies and cultivates volunteers each year for the Alumni Board or for volunteer opportunities at the school, such as mentoring Miree Center students or presenting the Brooke Hill and Rushton Cups at Graduation. Increases the visibility of alumni on campus.
Collaborates with the Director of Annual Giving/Special Events to cultivate donors and increase alumni participation in gifts to the school and to create meaningful avenues for their involvement with Altamont.
Implements the planning and hosting of Alumni Association events like the Distinguished Alumni Program, 100 Days & Counting, and the Alumni Holiday Party. The Director of Annual Giving/Special Events helps with these events.
Works with the Director of Communications and the Director of Admissions to publicize alumni news for the annual magazine, social media (FB, LinkedIn), website, bulletin board, and other outlets.
Manages list of scholar-athletes for Altamont’s Walk of Honor and maintains alumni author case.
Works with the Database & Systems Analyst to ensure that alumni records are up to date in Senior Systems.
Researches marriages, births, news, and deaths. Prepares notes of sympathy and congratulations. Regularly read obituaries.
Develops, monitors, and controls the Alumni Relations budget as part of the overall Advancement budget.
Participates in the scanning, organizing, and collection of the School Archives.
Cover the front office for lunch 2-3 times a week.
Other duties as needed.
Bachelor’s degree required.
To Apply, please email Charlotte Russ, Director of Advancement at email@example.com.
An email describing your qualifications
Please use subject line: “Application for Advancement & Alumni Affairs Coordinator”
The Altamont School maintains a long-standing policy of providing equal opportunity to all individuals. The School complies with all applicable laws regarding non-discrimination. The Altamont School offers a benefit package that includes salary, tax deferred annuity, health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and supplemental insurance plans.
The Mission of The Altamont School is to improve the fabric of society by graduating compassionate, educated individuals capable of independent thinking and innovative ideas. To this end, the school seeks to attract, nurture, and challenge students whose commitment to truth, knowledge, and honor will prepare them not only for the most rigorous college programs, but also for productive lives. Altamont was established in 1975 through the merger of the Birmingham University School for boys (1922) and the Brooke Hill School for girls (1941).
About The Altamont School
The Altamont School is the oldest independent day school in Birmingham, Alabama. The Altamont School offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum to fifth graders through seniors. Our motto Truth, Knowledge, and Honor serves as the ethical and academic foundation of the education we provide for the children we teach. With approximately 350 students and 45 faculty members who offer not only expertise in their fields but also a devotion and passion for learning and teaching, the campus thrives with a lively interaction between the older and younger students. A strong student advisory program helps to nurture the individual student’s interests, talents, and opportunities.