The Senior Alumni Officer is a member of the Alumni Relations leadership team. They are responsible for strategy development and oversight, team management, and program evaluation to ensure the success of the campus-wide alumni relations strategy.
The Senior Alumni Officer supports the Office of Advancement’s goals to increase alumni engagement to further impact the Advancement pipeline. They develop the strategy for alumni outreach, alumni volunteerism and the alumni-student bridge, focusing on mutually beneficial alumni engagement opportunities that enhance the impact of alumni on the University of Waterloo.
The Senior Alumni Officer will manage projects that require broad campus consultation and collaboration within the Office of Advancement, including all alumni and development professionals across campus, as well as partners across campus such as University Relations, Waterloo International, Co-operative and Experiential Education, Student Success and Registrar’s Offices. The Senior Alumni Officer also works closely with all levels of alumni volunteers world-wide to foster and strengthen relationships with other alumni as well as to the institution.
Alumni Relations programs, activities and events include; Reunion, geographic alumni events, chapter and global ambassador-run events, frames program, volunteer engagement program, outreach programs, alumni-student bridge programs, athletics events, and all other engagement activities created to deepen and broaden engagement between alumni and the University of Waterloo. The Senior Alumni Officer is accountable for evaluating and measuring alumni events, programs and activities with the goal of always enhancing and improving alumni engagement. Each Senior Alumni Officer position focuses on one portfolio; Volunteer Engagement, Outreach or Student-Alumni Bridge.
Program Strategy and Development
Management, Collaboration and Integration
Measurement, Evaluation and Budgeting