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Alumni Volunteer Manager
University College London
  • Salary £35,328 - £42,701 per year
  • Location Bloomsbury, Greater London
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Category Fundraising
  • Sectors Education
  • Job Reference : 1809278

Job Description

Office of the Vice-Provost (Advancement)


Alumni Volunteer Manager

Full Time :

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions. From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Advancement office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success. This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Alumni Volunteer Manager, you will be responsible for supporting and developing our alumni volunteer programme with a particular emphasis on enhancing the student experience, employability and recruitment activities. Developing and enhancing a portfolio of engaging volunteering opportunities across UCL, the role will focus on increasing the number of alumni who give their time in support of the Campaign for UCL, a key enabler for the delivery of UCL2034. Managing alumni volunteers from identification and recruitment through to stewardship and recognition, ensuring that the volunteer experience is mutually beneficial and sector-leading.

You will be an experienced relationship manager, with experience of building mutually beneficial relationships. You will have a passion and interest in supporting volunteers as well as for advocating best practice in volunteer management when supporting colleagues to manage their volunteers. Using your excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative approach and ability to organise complex projects and activities, you will champion alumni volunteering across OVPA, Faculties, Vice-Provost Offices and the wider UCL community.

We are happy to consider applications from candidates seeking part-time, flexible or job-share opportunities. We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic.  Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge. UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance. To find out more about the role, please contact Annie Thompson, Head of Alumni Advocacy and Volunteering. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator, by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804. For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit the UCL Campaign.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please click apply now and search on Reference Number 1809278

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Closing Date: 14/7/2019

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

To apply click apply now