1. Promotes alumni engagement by managing a portfolio of alumni groups and organizations, such as regional clubs and shared interest groups, through volunteer management, events, programs and communications. 2. Plans and pursues opportunities to support the alumni association's mission to engage members of the alumni community. 3. Tracks program budgets and determines financial needs to run programs effectively. 4. Develops and implements a marketing and outreach strategy focused on internal staff, students, faculty, administration and external (alumni, friends/partners, parents) contacts to expand the reach of alumni organizations and their impact on the university's alumni affairs objectives. 5. Partners with campus colleagues, such as Office of Development, graduate and professional schools, and Office of Admissions to develop, engage and cultivate volunteer leaders and alumni audiences generally. 6. Devises marketing strategies and publicity campaigns for alumni activities and programs; determines logistics, speakers, and content to ensure programs run smoothly. 7. Consults with internal and external contacts on devising effective activities and programs to meet the University goals and objectives. 8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience in alumni relations, volunteer management, educational programming, event planning, nonprofit organizations, or related field. Experience working with volunteers in a nonprofit or higher education setting. Knowledge of the University and its academic programs.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in alumni relations, volunteer management, educational programming, event planning, nonprofit organizations, or related field. Experience working with volunteers in a nonprofit or higher education setting. Knowledge of the University and its academic programs.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated flexibility and agility in responding to shifting demands and priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment. Facility with technology and learning new systems. Ability to keep priorities aligned while maintaining professionalism and a sense of humor.
Posting Position Title: Alumni Affairs Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Superior interpersonal skills. Strong customer service orientation and problem-solving skills. Ability to build productive relationships with staff and volunteers to contribute to YAA's mission. Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession).
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Assistant Director for Regional Clubs
Required Skill/ability 1: Success in managing projects from conception to completion with exceptional attention to detail. Sound judgment regarding need for consultation vs. independent decision-making. Ability to prioritize and meet competing responsibilities and manage timelines with multiple stakeholders.
Required Skill/ability 4: Outstanding verbal and written communications skills. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability in program development, event planning, and related logistics, including working with vendors. Willingness to assume responsibility for all aspects of specific programs, including domestic and international travel and participation in YAA programs, including evenings and weekends as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of related work experience.
Internal Number: 56474BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.