The University of Alabama
Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): – Minimum – $ 36,088.00 Midpoint – $ 52,686.40
Department/Organization: 301103 – Alumni Affairs
Normal Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm; extensive travel required.
Job Summary: Responsible for building and maintaining effective communication among their respective college/department/division, The University of Alabama, and all community and education stakeholders. Responsible for increasing and maintaining alumni relations in their respective college, department, or division, as well as planning and implementing special events.
Additional Department Summary: The Assistant Director of Chapter Development works to align alumni chapters with the objectives of the Alumni Association. Develops plans and programs for new alumni chapters. Identifies and cultivates young alumni to drive involvement in chapters. Focuses specifically on engagement, fundraising for scholarships, and student recruitment. Provides pre-planning, onsite management, and follow-up of assigned engagement opportunities and programming. Designs, develops, and executes events within timeline and budget parameters. Collaborates with campus partners and the NAA Executive Committee to create impactful events to foster alumni engagement. Researches current industry trends and new event ideas to assure that events are fresh, engaging, and impressive for donors, alumni, and prospective donors with a specific focus on young alumni engagement programming.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of work experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver’s license. Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies. Applicants under the age of 21 will have some driving restrictions.
Extensive travel required.
Skills and Knowledge: Excellent public speaking skills. Ability to navigate all social media platforms. Ability to work with diverse groups of people for successful program/project development. Ability to foster on-campus partnerships and create mutually beneficial relationships.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in communications, development, sales, public relations, or alumni affairs, to include some budgeting experience. Experience working effectively with diverse populations.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law” Poster
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