Director, Diverse Alumni Communities
Director, Diverse Alumni Communities🔍Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Alumni Relations📅7 hours ago Post Date📅87255 Requisition #Internal candidate preferred. For the first 10 days of posting, we will only be reviewing internal candidates for this position.Stanford Graduate School of Business Residing in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation, Stanford GSB has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, push the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offer a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We strive to change lives, change organizations, and change the world.The GSB’s Alumni Relations Office has a mission to engage and serve Stanford GSB alumni throughout their lives and to advance the GSB in its mission to develop innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change the world.Job Purpose
As the inaugural Director of Diverse Alumni Communities, you will be a key member of the Alumni Relations Office as you lead a group that increases and deepens engagement of the diverse Stanford GSB alumni community.
- Ensure that different perspectives, cultures, and experiences are welcome and included in Stanford GSB’s alumni programs and activities — including boards, committees, and councils.
- Inform alumni and donors, connect them with each other and with the GSB, and inspire their support for the school.
- Analyze and evaluate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs and projects to ensure alignment with the GSB’s aims.
- Exhibit comfort with metrics, solid judgment, and an innovative spirit.
- Be a strategic thinker, a creative problem-solver, an enthusiastic team player, and a deft facilitator.
- Demonstrate collaboration and influence skills, along with strong written communication and presentation skills.
- Employ diplomacy with a high regard for building and maintaining important relationships.
- Develop, excite, and retain a team of committed colleagues.
Develop, Sustain, and Liaise With Diverse Alumni Communities, Allies, and Networks
- Develop strategies, shape programs, and manage initiatives to support equity, inclusion, and belonging — with a particular near-term focus on anti-Black racism — for the GSB’s alumni of color, female alumnae, LGBTQ+ alumni, and first-generation alumni.
- Build relationships and foster connection among diverse alumni and allies.
- Provide support and direction for alumni-led programs, mentoring, workshops, gatherings, and conferences on campus, off campus, and virtually.
- Manage budgets, as appropriate.
- Apply expertise to improve inclusiveness of communication, marketing, programming, and other activity.
- In conjunction with Alumni Relations and Development leadership, craft and lead approaches to increase diversity of Stanford GSB and university alumni leadership roles.
- Work closely with GSB Development colleagues to inspire support from members of diverse communities and allies.
- Create best practices to ensure all alumni feel a sense of belonging and inclusion in GSB programs and events.
- Benchmark other schools and universities to ensure GSB is leading in the sector.
- Manage two staff - Associate Director of Diverse Alumni Communities and Associate Director of Women’s Programs - supporting the execution of alumni programs and communications for diverse communities and allies.
- Partner with departments across Stanford GSB and the University involved in diversity and inclusion efforts to share best practices and take action on challenges and opportunities related to DEI.
- Serve on the GSB’s DEI Council, the group tasked with holding the GSB accountable for reaching our ambitious DEI goals.
- Foster opportunities for diverse GSB alumni to engage with the university. This includes, but is not limited to, admission, career services, program offices, the Centers and as well as Stanford Alumni Association and other campus groups.
- Be flexible to completing any other additional assigned duties.
- Bachelor’s degree and seven years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
- Track record as relationship-builder and collaborator; team and leadership skills; tact and flexibility in working with diverse population groups. Excellent strategic, organizational, and project management skills and the ability to simultaneously plan and execute multiple projects.
- Familiarity with Stanford University, Stanford GSB, and/or alumni relations
- Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a Ted Talk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
- A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
- A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
- Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
- Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 3486
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: L
- Requisition ID: 87255