Job Title DIRECTOR, ALUMNI RELATIONS (HSD) Position Number 8150318 Job Category University Staff Job Type No Response FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Department Name ADVANCEMENT HSD Location Code ADVANCEMENT HSD (06805A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
Builds internal partnerships with faculty and administrators in order to gain awareness of current needs and plans for the future of the HSD. Understands priorities for strategic initiatives and priorities for the HSD, especially key directives to resonate with alumni.
Works with the HSD Provost, SSOM and MNSON Deans and program directors to build enthusiasm and support for the priorities of each school/program. Represents leadership to clearly articulate overall mission and goals of the HSD and each school.
Responsible for developing and implementing alumni engagement strategies to build engagement with the ~15,000 SSOM, MNSON, former Dental School and Health Science graduate school alumni in the education and research mission of the HSD. This includes alumni volunteer management, event and program planning; development and marketing; in collaboration with the Deans, Faculty, Advancement staff, and other internal/external partners.
Manages special events for the HSD including alumni reunions, and engagement events, alumni board-sponsored events to engage alumni and students in the research and education mission.
Serves as lead contact with LUC Special Events, Alumni Relations and University engagement teams.
Works as part of team focused on increasing alumni engagement, especially the HSD Annual Giving, communication and development teams in the mission and priorities of the HSD.
Coordinates alumni communications and messaging, especially as it relates to the alumni magazine, annual reports, and e-communications. Works in concert with HSD Advancement Communication on alumni communications.
Works well within a team-based environment with other Advancement and communication professionals to achieve these goals.
Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Bachelor's degree and four to seven years of experience in Alumni Relations, Public Relations, Communications or related field required.
A proven ability of project management and to compile complex reports and presentations.
Ability to communicate effectively with alumni constituents.
Ability to set priorities and complete work in a timely manner.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to staff events during evening or weekend hours.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with database software packages.
Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No Physical Demands Lifting, Carrying Working Conditions Irregular Hours Open Date Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Loyola University Of Chicago Inc