Job description

Duties: The Director of Alumni Engagement is the primary architect of Penn Law's strategies to encourage alumni engagement in the life of their alma mater. The Director of Alumni Engagement creates and implements programming and leadership opportunities designed to involve alumni through substantive activities, social events, and life-long learning activities that encourage volunteerism and an on-going relationship with Penn Law.

Reporting to the Vice Dean for Development and Alumni Relations, and working with DAR colleagues, faculty, and staff from a variety of Penn Law offices, the Director builds and strengthens the relationships between JD & LLM alumni, current and admitted students, faculty, the various departments within Penn Law, and the institution as a whole through communication, outreach, and fostering professional and personal connections.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree or more and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree, J.D. preferred (Penn Law a plus), and have a minimum of five years of increasing administrative responsibility in a creative enterprise. Experience in high level alumni or legal programming preferred. The successful candidate will understand and describe Penn Law's strengths and its life-long appeal to its graduates. The successful candidate will have knowledge of database management, reporting systems, and assessment tools to evaluate and course-correct on programming. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent understanding of effective communication and marketing strategies as well as of novel ideas in alumni programming. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to diversity and sensitivity to graduates from different cultural, ethnic, geographic, and experiential backgrounds. We seek candidates who have established track records as collaborators in the workplace, within the immediate department and within the larger institution, as well as records as strong and motivational managers. The successful candidate will demonstrate a creative bent and will be well-suited to representing Penn Law proudly in all manner of public and internal forums.

Reference Number: 56-27954

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Law Alumni and Development

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: F-Development/Fundraising/Marketing




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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 4/15/2018
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