Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) Provide support for programs and events focused on providing significant engagement and philanthropic opportunities for current students and first year alumni. 2) Work closely with the Associate Director to implement creative strategies to enhance the culture of philanthropy and to develop long-lasting philanthropic relationships throughout the 4-year student experience including the annual Senior Class Gift (SCG) Campaign and the advisement, management, and expansion of the Student Alumni Committee (SAC). 3) Collaborate with College Programming Office for large scale events. 4) In partnership with the Associate Director, execute new philanthropy education initiatives with campus partners. 5) Work with and support the SAC, identifying new members, involvement activities and leadership opportunities. 6) Work with and support the SCG Committee comprised of 30+ student volunteers, including an annual new member recruitment and training process. 7) Help train students in peer-to-peer fundraising. 8) In partnership with the Associate Director and events staff, plan and execute 5+ large-scale (300+ guests) events annually and other events as proposed. 9) Write and manage student communications, including letters authored by alumni, student-focused emails, and mail solicitations. 10) Some travel, night and weekend hours. 11) Support other alumni relations programs as assigned. 12) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
Unit-preferred Competencies 1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence. 2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources. 3)Â Display Emotional Intelligence. 4)Â Demonstrate University Stewardship & Serve as a Brand Ambassador. 5)Â Foster Partnership & Collaboration. 6)Â Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. 7) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business. 8)Â Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
Working Conditions Work SettingÂ 1) Standard office environment.
Mental Demands 1)Â Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative.Â 2) Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
1) Well-developed interpersonal skills necessary to manage student volunteers and young alumni.
2) Experiences working creativity to help brainstorm ideas to develop new programs that encourage students to think philanthropically.
3) Must have the ability to adhere to strict deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
4) High energy, goal-oriented and strong attention to detail.
5) Knowledge of data management and survey tools.
6) Ability to work both independently and within a team to initiate, organize, and complete program/project plans.
7) Ability to handle and comfort with multiple projects with competing priorities.
8) Ability to manage relationships and contracts with 3rd party vendors.
9) Strong commitment to customer service.
1) Resume 2) Cover Letter (optional)
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