Jul 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The Director for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) alumni relations will create programming and oversee activities designed to foster and enhance alumni, community, and businesses and professional associations' involvement in the college. This person will be a member of the college's external relations team which works collaboratively to advance the goals, objectives and priorities of the college resulting in public and private financial support through deliberate building and maintenance of relationships with alumni, stakeholders, friends and donors. This person will report to the executive director of development in the dean's unit. Key programming will include supporting the Alumni Association Board and the FACS Alumni Association and supporting additional advisory boards for public relations, faculty/student engagements, and development/campaign for departments/units in the college. The alumni director will manage the college's annual alumni awards program, work with the director of communications for timely and inclusive social media and print communications to and about alumni, assist in the annual fund, and serve as the college's liaison with the UGA Alumni Association. This person will help develop and coordinate other new alumni and friends programming, working closely with UGA Alumni Association staff and programs. The Director of Alumni must be highly organized, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and volunteers effectively, able deal effectively with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds, be attentive to details and record of meeting deadlines, self-motivated and creative, possess strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, confident in the use of development and alumni constituent online programs, able to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced and collaborative environment, able to write content for web pages and social media. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related development experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience/training.