Associate Director Alumni Engagement (6299U), Berkeley Law - 1786 - 1786
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 11, 2019
Berkeley Law is one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. As one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley, it is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.
The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
The law school's Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) department focuses on securing philanthropic support to meet the school's financial objectives and alumni outreach efforts. The mission of the Alumni team is to build and sustain a vibrant and engaged community that enriches the personal and professional lives of its graduates and advances the law school's mission and strategic initiatives.
The Associate Director of Alumni Engagements works collaborative with other members of DAR to create and execute high-level alumni programming based on best-in-practice tactics and constituencies data analysis. Tasks undertaken by this staff member include event production, alumni volunteer recruitment and engagement, expansion of the digital alumni network, production of alumni marketing materials, and constituent data management.
Develops and implements programs, events and/or communication strategies designed to inform internal and external constituencies of institutional programs, activities, policies, and practices;
Constituencies may include the general public, prospective students, current students, alumni, parents, donors, campus visitors, government and/or community representatives.
This position serves as the project leader for the domestic Regional Engagement Alumni Chapters (REACh) program.
Working collaboratively with colleagues, the incumbent maps out the master schedule for REACh;
Helps recruit alumni volunteers and program speakers;
Assists with the production of marketing materials;
Manages the REACh budget; secures event vendors and ensure that all purchase orders and reimbursement requests comply with university policies.
Gathers and evaluates event mailings and attendance to inform program planning.
Manages the Berkeley Law Alumni Association Board (BLAA).
Organizes in-person and conference calls for Board meetings.
Prepares and distributes meeting and post-meeting materials.
Assists with member recruitment.
Organizes BLAA social events to foster Board cohesion.
Assists with additional event and outreach programming, including Alumni Reunion Weekend and the Berkeley Alumni in Residence program, as well as domestic and international alumni chapter programs.
Accurately records event attendance in the university's alumni/donor database (CADS) in a timely manner.
Updates individual alumni records as necessary.
Responds to constituent inquiries.
Provides excellent constituent assistance, including helping alumni to update contact information, access benefits, etc.
May mentor less experienced staff members.
Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with internal and external constituencies.
Thorough knowledge of UC Berkeley and the School of Law, and its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding.
Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications, tact and political acumen to effectively represent Berkeley Law and the University.
Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identifying real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions.
Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines.
Excellent customer-service skills.
Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new systems.
Ability to deal with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Travel and occasional work on nights and weekends required.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related area, and/or equivalent experience/training.
Demonstrated experience creating and implementing success alumni relations programs or demonstrated experience in event production, fundraising, association/relationship management, or marketing.
The interest and aptitude to quickly master alumni relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
Working knowledge of university policies and procedures relating to alumni programming, data management, procurement and expense reimbursement, etc.
Expert use of Microsoft Word, and Excel, and PowerPoint;
Proficiency with Constant Contact, event software, Google Docs and the University's constituents data system (CADS); good web-based research skills
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with very close attention to detail.
Experience managing, supporting and reporting on complex projects and events.
Five years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience otherwise preferred.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $68,670.00 - $76,300.00.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.