Assistant Director Functional Title: Assistant Director of Regional Programming - NYC/NE

Location
College Park, Prince Georges County
Posted
Apr 25, 2014
Posting Details Position Number: 113075 Title: Assistant Director Functional Title: Assistant Director of Regional Programming - NYC/NE Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: VPUR-Univ Alumni Association Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: As a member of the University Relations Department of Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director of Regional Programming is responsible for the planning and implementation of strategies, programs and projects that increase alumni participation and engagement in the New York City/NE region (currently 5 active clubs – NYC, Northern NJ, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia), the greater alumni community and the University of Maryland. The Assistant Director will recruit and support volunteers, identify and engage alumni for future volunteer leadership and philanthropic support, manage and execute events, ensure effective alumni communications and quality alumni data, and effectively coordinate specific alumni relations strategies and programs into the overarching alumni relations and campaign strategies for the University of Maryland . This position reports directly to the Assistant Executive Director of Alumni Relations. Minimum Qualifications: Education (include licenses, certifications, etc.): Bachelor’s Degree Required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years professional experience working in alumni relations, marketing, program development, and/or relationship management capacity. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrating proficiency at multi-tasking; excellent written and oral communication skills; computer literacy, including Microsoft Office; demonstrated experience managing volunteers, working with committees and boards; and coordinating special events are essential. Strong experience with program budgeting, strategic planning and marketing programs to increase participation are essential. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are a must. Ability to work collaboratively with a group of fund-raising professionals and program staff professionals, faculty and program staff. Good understanding/appreciation of the values of a public high education institution and ability to articulate it to internal and external constituencies. Preferences: Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Additional Information: Physical Demands of the Position: Some heavy lifting required during events. Some travel (plane, train, other) required. Travel 30% of time. Availability to work evenings and/or weekends are necessary. For best consideration, please apply by Monday, April 28, 2014. The salary range for this position is $59,000s to $ 73,000s. Benefits offered: The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays; Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage. Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position. Documents should be uploaded in PDF format. If you need assistance uploading documents, please contact the University Human Resources eTerp Help Desk at 301-405-5600. Posting Number: E0004547 Posting Date: 04/14/2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 04/28/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.