1. Directs one or more functional areas within an administrative department of the University and ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. 2. Directs analytic and research support for educational policies and planning and develops and approves administrative policies affecting assigned functional areas of the University. 3. Directs and establishes parameters for major projects for the department and University. 4. Interprets federal policies and regulations and educates staff and administration about regulations, restrictions, and the legal responsibilities of the University. 5. Directs and implements policy and program modifications and develops standards to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 6. Develops and administers an operating budget for the assigned department consistent with University policies and procedures. 7. Develops cost savings objectives and goals; authorizes major purchases and negotiates contracts that range from routine to complex in nature. 8. Establishes and implements long- and short-range goals for the functional area consistent with University goals and objectives. 9. Directs the development of related automated systems to support the function; determines office policies and procedures for use of automated systems. 10. Directs the evaluation and selection of vendors and negotiates contract details including work steps and pricing with the vendors on behalf of the assigned functional area. 11. Works with internal and external contacts to solve problems that range from routine to complex in nature. 12. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations with various governmental agencies. 13. Directs a staff of exempt and nonexempt employees. 14. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Familiarity with business schools, Yale University, and/or a Yale SOM degree. Five to seven years of related experience in alumni relations. Global orientation; experience working across countries and regions, and fluency in more than one language.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Familiarity with business schools, Yale University, and/or a Yale SOM degree. Five to seven years of related experience in alumni relations. Global orientation; experience working across countries and regions, and fluency in more than one language.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Posting Position Title: Director 1
Required Skill/ability 3: Superior demonstrated written and oral communication and presentation skills. Ability to craft and articulate messages for various audiences. Team-oriented, with a highly-developed sense of customer service.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Managing Director, Alumni Relations
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent managerial skills, including coaching, developing staff, delegating techniques and conflict management. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive working relationships with a broad range of alumni and colleagues.
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with online alumni communities and resources. Experience forecasting and managing complex budgets.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent leader with a positive and can-do attitude that supports the mission of the school. International experience and/or experience managing stakeholders and connecting communities worldwide highly regarded.
Bachelor's Degree in related field. Five years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 58423BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.