The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking an experienced administrator to direct the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of the issues facing the Latino Community and demonstrate proven success in program and donor development, event management and volunteer recruitment in a nonprofit setting.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Developing a calendar of annual programs and events that appeal to a broad community. • Pursue grant and other funding opportunities for program development and operation. • Work with University Advancement in areas of: Development to identify and cultivate funding opportunities including new donors. Maintain relationship with existing donors. • Public relations to increase the visibility of the Institute and its cultural, educational and advocacy programming. • Alumni affairs to identify and engage alums in the Latino community. • Government affairs to establish relationships with government agencies on a state and national level on educational initiatives that are specific to the Latino population. • Work consistently on Board development to expand the size, scope, and activities of the Board. • Maintain active relationship with the Board. • Manage annual program budget. • Organize events such as lectures, conferences, seminars, special exhibitions and performing arts events. • Alumni affairs • Strategically engage with the SHU Latin American and Latino/Latina Studies (LALS) program. • Manage staff, including a program coordinator, graduate assistant, and work studies. • Take on additional, job-related responsibilities as needs arise. • Report to Advancement, Student Services and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
• A combination of Bachelor's degree and experience that demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the issues and concerns facing the Latino community is required. • 8 or more years of extensive experience in fundraising and event management in higher education or nonprofit setting may substitute for the degree. • Understanding of the mission and vision of the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute within the context of the University mission is required.
• Advanced degree in a relative field is preferred.
AD190 - Administrative
General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.