Associate Director of Alumni Chapters
Position Summary: Alumni Chapters exist in multiple cities across the state, country, as well as abroad, and it is the Alumni Chapters unit within the Office of Alumni Relations that develops chapters and chapter leaders to represent the very best of the University of Georgia. This position reports to the Senior Director of Alumni Chapters and is responsible for assisting in implementing the strategic vision of the Office of Alumni Relations through the Alumni Chapters effort. The Associate Director of Alumni Chapters will assist in recruiting, training, and leading alumni chapter volunteers. This requires regular meetings with chapter leaders to assist with events planning and coordination and to train chapter leaders of the responsibilities and processes involved with volunteer alumni chapter leadership. The position requires well-developed interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively adapt communication style to work with volunteer leaders. Regular communication with the Development and Alumni Relations Communications department is also necessary to manage chapter social media efforts, newsletters, and other communications. The Associate Director will participate in planning events organized by the Office of Alumni Relations and will assist with strategic alumni outreach initiatives. This position will be responsible for managing specific Arch Chapters as assigned, and will be responsible for managing requests for both Arch and Pillar Chapters.
Responsibilities: Manage recruiting, organizing and training of alumni chapter leaders to assist the University of Georgia in maintaining outstanding alumni chapter communities. * Manage processes for onboarding and transitioning of chapter leaders. * Oversee and lead chapter leaders in planning a strategic, UGA-focused calendar of events and programs to engage a broad range of alumni. * Assist chapters in planning and organizing events that engage alumni and support UGA's mission. * Manage chapter accounts and program funds. * Attend chapter programs and meetings as necessary in order to promote positive communication and volunteer support. * Meet regularly with chapter leaders in person, via Skype and/or phone to assess their needs, train, and to communicate important university or departmental updates. * Interact with chapters through social media outlets and maintain administrative access to all accounts.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related development experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience/training.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.