Director for Membership Development

Columbia, SC
Sep 01, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00241PO17 Classification Title Program Manager II Internal Title Director for Membership Development Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Alumni Association Band 8 Advertised Minimum Salary $65,225 Advertised Salary Range $65,225 - $84,309 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Alumni Development

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, reporting to the Executive Director, the Director for Membership Development serves as part of My Carolina's senior management team. Leads a team responsible for effective development and implementation of strategies intended to recruit and retain Association members (student and alumni) while also increasing corporate support for Association programming. The position interfaces with a variety of constituents and the My Carolina community by providing a high level of customer service exemplifying teamwork, tact, courtesy and confidentiality. This position may require some travel, evening and weekend work.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 5 years related program management experience, or bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience.

Experience in membership organizations required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree preferred; Experience in membership organizations within higher education environments preferred.


Knowledge of University program goals and objectives. Demonstrated ability to use of software programs, including but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management. Ability to relate alumni programs to meeting University and Association goals and objectives. Demonstrated successful experience leading membership acquisition/retention programming; Demonstrated management skills and knowledge of management principles. Ability to make effective presentations to individuals, groups, businesses and community interest groups. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and staff, alumni, students, businesses and the general public. Strong organizational skills are required. Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to communicate effectively.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/31/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree and 5 years related program experience OR a bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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