Assistant Director, Reunions, Student, and Alumni Engagement
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: JR13222
Location: 401 N. Michigan Avenue
Develops strategic vision for and execution of new and exciting programs that service prospective students, current students, and recent alumni.
Liaise between the Office of Advancement and student groups for programming across the four MBA populations.
Manages alumni vetting, list generation, alumni volunteer recruitment, and agenda creation for student and recent alumni engagement programs.Â
Liaise with and advises student groups who work directly with alumni on best practices connecting with alumni, specifically the Student Advisory Council.
Prepares and executes a variety of communications for prospective students, current students, and recent alumni and specifically schedules and project manages the Recent Alumni Guide email series.
Serves as one of the point people on Alumni Relations communications, event support, payments, contracts, accounting, and ledger management.
Tracks the budget and reconciles accounting transactions for student and recent alumni engagement programs.
Maintains student and alumni engagement calendar and serves as lead liaison to Booth student services teams.
Oversees the one-year reunion, which includes recruiting committee members, volunteer management, and program execution.
Inputs and assesses metrics and progress towards goals.
Contributes to the general advancement of Alumni Relations and alumni engagement at Chicago Booth.
Develops, plans, implements and maintains alumni programs and volunteer activities that connect students and alumni in any existing or new alumni clubs and formed committees.
Establishes and maintains metrics of success and makes sure those are present in departmental strategic plans, goals setting, and the annual budget.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum two years of work experience in nonprofit management, advancement, donor relations, stewardship, alumni relations, or similar work.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Fluency with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel (and Excel formulas), and PowerPoint.
Outstanding interpersonal, presentation, and communications skills, characterized by the ability to listen, speak, and write well, with a strong commitment to customer service.
Relationship management skills.
Volunteer management skills.
High attention to detail and follow-up, and excellent organizational skills.
Self-motivated and an exceptional work ethic and track record of personal initiative.
Manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
Work with global populations.
Work with both internal and external partners and work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
Attend events outside of business hours.
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