Associate Director of Alumni Events

Athens, GA
Jun 08, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Associate Director of Alumni Events will plan and implement a wide variety of programs and events that support the strategic vision of the Office of Alumni Relations to establish and build a presence of the UGA Alumni Association in the Athens area, as well as in key regional cities as needed. The Associate Director will work regularly with a team alumni directors within the Office of Alumni Relations, as well as with colleagues on campus, to ensure quality of communication, customer service, and excellent event experiences. The Associate Director will also participate and assist with general alumni outreach initiatives. The ideal candidate will have strong prior experience in event planning and will be expected to take the lead on events from the onset. The position requires well-developed interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively work with internal and external stakeholders. Regular communication with the Development and Alumni Relations Communications department is also necessary to successfully promote and implement events. The position requires a high level of independence, professionalism, and innovative thinking.

Responsibilities: Manage administrative preparation and onsite logistics for a wide variety of events to establish and build affinity for UGA including: Alumni Signature Events, Regional events, Athletic Partnerships, and other events as assigned. This includes maintaining invitation lists, setting up the event in GAIL, managing GAIL registration, ensuring accuracy of event data, mailings, nametags, updating files, and implementing registration and event setup onsite.

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 ( 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.