University of Rochester Advancement - Associate Director of Alumni Relations, DEI Email

AFP Member?: Yes
Name of Organization: University of Rochester Advancement
Title of Position: Associate Director of Alumni Relations, DEI
Salary Information: University of Rochester Advancement is a values-driven organization that believes in Inclusion. Prior to applying, if you would like an accurate salary range based on your professional experience please send your resume and a brief note to UR Advancement Talent Management.
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Description of Responsibilities: The Associate Director of Alumni Relations is a key member of the Alumni Relations team responsible for supporting Advancement’s strategic priority of increasing alumni and constituent engagement among underrepresented populations. The Associate Director will develop and implement strategies to ensure Alumni Relations programs are representative and inclusive of the University’s diverse community. The Associate Director will plan, implement, and support programs that meaningfully engage diverse individuals including (but not limited to) communities of color, first generation, and LGBTQ individuals with alumni, students, each other, and the University. The Associate Director will establish baseline metrics, desired outcomes, and goals for engagement of underrepresented populations, and will track, analyze, and report upon progress. The Associate Director will be responsible for increasing engagement of underrepresented populations, and will work directly with the Director of Volunteer Engagement and Programs to ensure this remains a priority across Advancement and the University, establishing and maintaining critical relationships with students, staff, faculty, alumni, senior administration, and volunteers. Associate Director will also identify opportunities to incorporate alumni perspectives and voices in University conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Professional membership dues in AFP paid by organization
Performance Review Policy
Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 

Education: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of alumni relations, advancement, student activities, orcomparable experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's preferred.

Experience/Personal Qualifications: 

  • Outstanding communication skills, including direct interpersonal skills and strong writing ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with, motivate, and lead volunteers and create, nurture and leverage partnerships.
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and program development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs & experiences of a diverse student and alumni body.
  • A demonstrated understanding, ability to work with, and desire to serve underrepresented populations.
  • Ability to analyze, condense and synthesize information and ability to provide accurate analysis and summaries.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills, with an ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to diplomatically overcome objections and effectively persuade key constituents.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to accomplish objectives.
  • Experience with computer technologies and sophisticated software applications.
  • A general knowledge of institutional fundraising is also preferred.
  • A personal belief in mission, goals and objectives of private higher education and a desire to change the world.
  • Occasional travel; evening and weekend work
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Position Reports to: Director of Volunteer Engagement and Programs

Send Correspondence to: Please apply online at University of Rochester website

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