Job ID: 2022-10595 Type: University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006) # of Openings: 1 Category: Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing New York University
University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) is dedicated to soliciting the private funding necessary to support the strategic goals of the University in teaching, learning, and research. The personnel of UDAR work university-wide as well as within individual schools and colleges of the University to discover, motivate, cultivate, solicit, and steward alumni, parents, faculty, and friends for immediate, long-range, and future financial support, through gifts and pledges to the University, for critical operations such as student aid, faculty support, academic and research program development, and facilities and infrastructure. UDAR's endeavors raise funds for immediate University use and also for the University's endowment.
The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, School of Professional Studies, plays a significant role in the execution of a strategic plan that will strengthen the SPS alumni community of more than 40,000, locally, nationally, and internationally. Reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director will help develop a robust menu of programs, events, and communications to increase alumni participation. The Assistant Director will manage communications including the creation of event registrations, email marketing, newsletters, websites, and other forms of alumni story-telling. The Assistant Director collaborates with SPS Student Affairs, SPS Admissions, SPS Wasserman Center for Career Development, and other offices to manage all student-alumni programming and initiatives (e.g. events, mentorship programs, Violet Network, etc). The Assistant Director assists with volunteer management of department and division alumni councils and the SPS Alumni Association.
UDAR encourages work-life integration for our employees, therefore this position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Required Experience: 5+ years progressively responsible experience in a higher education environment, including in alumni relations, admissions, student services, fundraising, or related field or a combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience in higher education alumni relations.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communications skills, interpersonal and presentation skills. Ability to solve problems and interact with individuals at all levels. Advanced knowledge of databases. Expertise in Social Media development and management.
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