Business Title: Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties: Reporting to the Director, Alumni Engagement, the Assistant Director will identify opportunities to expand the breadth and depth of alumni engagement, leading to increases in volunteer efforts, program participation and greater philanthropic activity. This person will have significant project management responsibilities, as they will be developing and managing programs aimed at alumni and prospective donor engagement, contribute to and oversee marketing and communication efforts in support of these programs, and track and report on data related to program success. They will work extensively with alumni and Advancement leadership, volunteers, current students and parents, and other internal and external stakeholders, building connections and encouraging ever deepening engagement with the University.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Experience developing and implementing programs and events.
Expert written and oral communication skills, with the ability to listen and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
Ability to engage and influence people, using tact and diplomacy and maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
Experience developing and formalizing processes and procedures.
Highly developed project management skills.
Strong organizational abilities.
Attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple and varied tasks independently while also working collaboratively.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and some weekends.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other online tools.
Evidence of creative, conceptual thinking and the ability to take the concept and make it a reality.
Possession of a valid driver's license by time of hire.
Knowledge of marketing methods and social media best practices, including digital marketing/advertising on multiple platforms.
Mastery of fiscal planning and budget management.
Experience as a volunteer or volunteer leader
Experience working in higher education or with in University Advancement, with an Alumni Association or Alumni Relations department
Experience working for a marketing or events firm
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Area/College: WSU Alumni Association Department Name: WSU Alumni Association City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99163 Department Link:alumni.wsu.edu Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin on July 6, 2022 and will remain on going until a successful candidate has been identified. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents:
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.