Senior Associate Director, Alumni and Constituent Engagement, Arts & Sciences - University Advanceme
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Clayton, Missouri
Internal Number: JR77149
Washington University seeks an advancement professional for the position of Senior Associate Director, Alumni and Constituent Engagement, supporting Arts & Sciences.
The Arts & Sciences Advancement team strives to advance the mission of the college by creating a culture of philanthropy among alumni, students, faculty, parents, and friends. The Senior Associate Director will manage the development and implementation of an omnichannel communications program aimed at increasing Arts & Sciences alumni participation, demonstrating the impact of philanthropy at WashU, and stewarding annual gifts to Arts & Sciences.
This position reports to the Director of Advancement, Programs and will work in close partnership with Advancement Communications, Arts & Sciences Marketing and Communications, and other internal partners.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
In collaboration with Advancement Communications and other UA partners, design and execute an omnichannel communications and engagement program for Washington University Arts & Sciences alumni and donors. Identify, create, and curate multi-media content for the Arts & Sciences Advancement website, alumni newsletter, and other digital communications.
Support frontline colleagues in stewarding and cultivating annual gifts to Arts & Sciences, including gifts to the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy. Monitor news and events for updates on faculty and alumni achievements and use this information to prepare research briefings and draft personalized stewardship communications.
Serve as the teamâ™s liaison to Arts & Sciences Marketing and Communications, Advancement Communications, and Alumni and Constituent Engagement, and serve as the point person for all A&S alumni and donor email communications.
Build and maintain a library of stories and multimedia collateral that can be used to inform, inspire, and engage alumni, donors, and friends.
Undertake special projects and assignments to advance the mission of Washington University. Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience managing highly complex projects that require research and benchmarking, soliciting stakeholder feedback, and communicating change to internal and external partners.
Experience working in university advancement and/or nonprofit development, higher education administration, customer engagement and success, event planning, project management, marketing, editing, and communications or a related field.
Experience managing multi-media marketing or communications projects.
Experience with A/B testing.
Demonstrated experience in improving business processes and/or products.
Superior communication and writing skills with the ability to articulate in compelling philanthropic language the mission of Arts & Sciences.
Demonstrated experience in writing talking points, remarks, and other public communications on behalf of school/organizational leadership.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including curiosity, collegiality, and respect; skilled in introducing innovations and improvements through active and ongoing collaboration with partners across campus.
Deep appreciation for and ability to articulate the mission and aspirations of Arts & Sciences and Washington University.
Desire to play a meaningful role in the University community and to share in its commitment to research and education.
Ability to work with diverse constituencies within a complex organization.
Ability to listen carefully, learn quickly and work effectively with both internal and external constituencies.
Desire and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across development offices.
Resourceful in finding information within A&S and Washington University in order to respond to donors, deans, office, and colleagues.
Minimum of three to five years of related experience.
$64,700.00 - $110,500.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.