The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director, Alumni Engagement Programs.
The Director leads and manages a team of 4+ Alumni Relations professionals who provide programming and support to major alumni constituencies and communities.
This team directly supports more than 100 regional clubs, five affinity groups, faculty-based programs, and coordination with several shared interest groups, all of which engage alumni and alumni volunteers throughout the world. The Director coordinates efforts with other Advancement colleagues focused on diversity and inclusion efforts more broadly, ensuring that a strong alumni diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy is implemented.
In alignment with overall Alumni Relations and Advancement strategy, the Director and their team initiate and maintain active collaboration with campus partners (including Institutes, Centers, and academic units) to strengthen student-to-alumni initiatives and alumni outreach overall.
Bachelorâ™s degree required.
At least 7 years of relevant experience (alumni relations, volunteer or other non-profit management, development, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and experience. Management experience required, as well as experience working with volunteers/external constituency groups.
Experience working with Boards and their committees, advisory groups or councils.
Experience working with and addressing the concerns of multicultural and other affinity groups.
Experience in a higher education/non-profit setting highly desired.
Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills, as well as written and oral communications skills.
Comfort in dealing with a wide range of University constituencies.
Brown University graduate preferred.
Ability to lead a team that is juggling multiple programs and projects, all in a timely and effective manner.
Ability to manage and work collaboratively with volunteer groups and leaders in a non-profit setting.
Ability to speak effectively to groups, e.g. via presentations, meeting facilitation and other public speaking methods.
Excellent customer relations skills and a high level of tact and discretion is required.
Incumbent must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends, as well as engage in periodic domestic travel as needed.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their applications.
Finalists must undergo an educational and criminal background check before final confirmation of their hire.
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Director, Alumni Engagement Programs
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ155081
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.