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Employer Name: Yeshiva University

Director of Alumni Affairs Job No: 497473 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Institutional Advancement Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Philanthropy Position Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Advancement, the Director of Alumni Affairs will provide key leadership on the Cardozo Institutional Advancement (IA) team. The Director will have supervisory responsibility for two positions, the Associate Director of Alumni Affairs and the Development Associate of Foundations and Grants. They will spearhead a range of projects encompassing corporate giving and serving as the main IA liaison to the Office of Communications to ensure that the law school has a comprehensive alumni engagement strategy and events program. The Director will also have an interest and emphasis on building diversity, equity and inclusion within the Cardozo community. Position Responsibilities: Alumni Affairs Create, manage and produce comprehensive and innovative programs that offer value to Cardozo's 15,000+ diverse alumni population who have a wide array of personal and professional interests Supervise the Associate Director of Alumni Affairs and manage a portfolio of alumni to promote alumni engagement and philanthropy Work collaboratively with colleagues to formulate a strategic plan, set annual goals, and determine policies and procedures that will lead to greater alumni participation, innovative programming and stronger ties with our alumni Partner with colleagues across the law school to create an integrated model in which alumni engagement is meaningfully and intentionally embedded in advancement activities Track program budgets and determine financial needs to run programs effectively Corporate Giving & Foundations and Grants Create strategy to propel corporate giving to the law school for event sponsorship and capital campaign opportunities Supervise the Development Associate of Foundations and Grants to create and increase philanthropic support from foundations and grants Communications Develop and implement a marketing and outreach strategy focused external (alumni, friends/partners, parents, corporations and foundations) contacts to expand the reach of alumni organizations and their impact on the law school's Institutional Advancement objectives Serve as the main liaison to the Office of Communications Experience & Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree required; masters or graduate certificate preferred 5-7 years related experience Must include experience with community-building and engagement, planning and implementing live and virtual special events and activities, and communications and outreach including social media in a collaborative environment, as well as volunteer management and staff supervision Successful candidates will possess excellent writing skills Demonstrated ability to lead by promoting professionalism, mutual respect, creativity, entrepreneurship, appropriate risk-taking, and cross-organizational cooperation Skills & Competencies: Fluent in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word & PowerPoint) and comfortable willing to learn a new prospect management database Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to interact successfully both one-on-one and in large group settings Excellent judgement in determining the ability to make appropriate use of resources to further fundraising and alumni engagement goals Evening and travel required Ability to manage multiple assignments, remain organized and maintain close attention to detail Salary Range: $100,000 - $110,000 About Us: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations. Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Application Instructions: To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/876/cw/en-us/job/497473/director-of-alumni-affairs Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Copyright 2024 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-cf9d1752118ee541bcbc0679a3f62741