Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Alumni Relations
Campus: Lincoln Center (LC) - NYC
The Program Manager for Alumni Relations reports to the Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, with a dotted line to the Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations.
Coordinates day-to-day activities of the office with minimal supervision; proposes and implements improvements to current processes and procedures
Provides full administrative support to the Associate Vice President and provides secondary administrative support to all alumni relations staff members
Exercises independent judgment in responding to all email and phone inquiries
Supervises student workers, facilitates their workflow, and ensures that they are meeting deadlines
Identifies and executes fun, interesting, and informative social media strategies that engage our alumni, parents, and friends
Serves as the lead monitor for social media and takes initiative to independently post/respond as necessary
Secures Fordham representatives for other Universities' presidential inaugurations and prepares annual report of inauguration activity
Proactively communicates with trustees, top prospects, and key alumni regarding alumni relations initiatives
Plans, promotes, and oversees alumni events as necessary
Attends events and conferences as a representative of Fordham
High School Diploma
Minimum three years of administrative experience supporting multiple professionals
Demonstrates solid mastery of MS Office applications, especially MS Excel and Word, and good understanding of database applications
Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in writing and verbally; demonstrates excellent interpersonal, customer-service, and organizational skills
Experience in dealing with senior executives in profit and nonprofit sectors
Able to exercise administrative judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results that impact a team.
Thrives in a fast-paced environment
Works independently to solve problems with minimal supervision
Employs initiative, judgment, and creativity to solve problems and leverage opportunities
Has a great sense of humor and willingness to learn new tools/applications
Has demonstrated experience with various social media platforms through prior professional and/or personal experience
A bachelor's degree
Experience as a volunteer or managing volunteers
Interest in alumni relations and fundraising and/or higher education
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.