The Wildcat Network Officer is part of a team under the direction of the Director of Program Development within the Alumni and Constituent Relations department. This position creates, implements and evaluates opportunities to creatively and strategically engage alumni, donors and friends in the life of the University and its priorities. This role will manage regional programs as well as a portfolio of alumni and friends and supports an active moves management system by working collaboratively with colleagues within development and donor relations/moves management.
Bachelor’s degree AND experience in alumni relations, donor cultivation, hospitality management, and/or event coordination.
Experience in program development, implementation, assessment, and support of organizational goals;
Experience developing new programs from ideation to implementation;
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
Proficient computer competencies in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management;
Experience in budget management;
OR any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Master's degree in Education, Business, Communications or similar field
Experience with alumni development and/or event management in higher education;
Understanding of fundraising and donor cultivation processes in higher education;
Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge software;
Certified meeting planner/project manager or equivalent
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.