Director of Alumni Affairs, Brody School of Medicine

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Job Title:

Director of Alumni Affairs, Brody School of Medicine

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

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HSH BSOM Deans Admin

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Director-Professional (Other)

Working Title :

Director, Alumni Affairs

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Full Time

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Commensurate with Qualifications

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Non-Faculty Senior Administrative

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is committed to delivering on the three-fold mission it was founded on: to increase the supply of primary care physicians serving the state, to improve the health status of eastern North Carolina’s residents and to enhance access of minority and disadvantaged students to a medical education

Job Duties :

This individual as a key contact for the Brody School of Medicine and its alumni, students, and leadership, and liaison to the ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation. The Director of Alumni Affairs is responsible for planning and designing programs and projects to strategically engage alumni of the ECU Brody School of Medicine (BSOM). The Director will work in partnership with the BSOM Medical Alumni Society President and will help build, develop, and staff the ECU Medical Alumni Society Board.The Director will work in partnership with leadership at the ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation and as a liaison to the ECU Alumni Association. Serving as an ambassador for the BSOM, the Director of Alumni Affairs will provide professional expertise and work closely with medical and biomedical alumni and current students, as well as in collaboration with colleagues in other administrative capacities including the office of the BSOM Dean, Admissions, Communications and Marketing, Student Affairs, Office of Medical Education, Diversity Affairs, Research and Graduate Studies and all academic departments, clinical and basic science.

The Director will play a key role in engaging BSOM alumni, building strong professional relationships, and in promoting the priorities of our students, faculty, and BSOM leadership.

Specific Duties:*Developing a strategic plan for BSOM Alumni programmatic growth and development.*Working in partnership with the ECU Medical Alumni Society President in developing an active and engaged alumni leadership board.*Directing, developing, and leading strategic activities and events locally, regionally and nationally.*Developing a strong BSOM communications and marketing presence through print and electronic methods, including a BSOM alumni newsletter, website and social media platforms.*Working closely with the Office of Communications and Marketing to develop story ideas and content for publications, website, and social media.*Working collaboratively with the ECU Office of Alumni Relations to develop effective and mutually beneficial means of approaching the alumni population.*Updating ECU University Advancement database with alumni contact information.*Partnering with the Medical & Health Sciences Foundation to assist in identifying and cultivating BSOM alumni for further engagement.*Partnering with the Office of Student Affairs in on special event including the White Coat Ceremony, Student/Parent Breakfast, and Match Day.*Serving as a liaison to the Brody School of Medicine Parent Organization.Managing the BSOM medical alumni budget.
*Others duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree from an from an accredited academic institution in Business, Accounting, Economics, Community Relations, Communications, or a related field. Or, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution and a minimum of 5 years of professional administrative experience in alumni affairs or a related discipline.

Experience building and leading a comprehensive alumni program including: event and program development, recruiting and working with volunteer boards, budget management and staff supervision, and partnering with Brody School of Medicine leadership, alumni, students, and faculty.

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Special Instructions to Applicant :

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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