Alumnae Relations Manager, Alumnae Relations, Doheny Campus
Los Angeles, CA
Jun 24, 2019
Open Until Filled
About Mount Saint Mary's University:
Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
The Alumnae Relations Manager supports the goals of the Alumnae Relations department which include maximizing the involvement of all Mount alumnae, increasing financial support of the University, and strengthening the linkages among alumnae, students, staff and faculty. As part of this effort, the manager plans and implements strategic programming, volunteer opportunities, and marketing/communication for the University's 20,000+ alumnae. The manager will also support the department's goal of building a culture of philanthropy among the Mount community by overseeing the Student Giving Society and supporting other philanthropic initiatives as assigned.
Recruit, manage, and grow the Student Giving Society Committee to instill a culture of philanthropy and teach students to serve as stewards of Mount traditions. Includes management of the Senior Class Gift program, execution of the Senior Farewell Dinner, student participation in Mount Day of Giving, recent grad transition, and other philanthropic initiatives with students/recent grads as assigned. Support in planning and execution of annual Homecoming & Reunions including event logistics, volunteer outreach and management, marketing/communications, and reunion giving. Support and expand alumnae career services programming and mentorship opportunities including optimization of Graduway online platform, webinars, panel discussions, networking events, and classroom speaking engagements. Ensure consistent updates of alumnae career data and actively identify alumnae career success stories. Manage regional programming in key geographic areas such as alumnae gatherings, summer send-offs, President's Invitation to Serve satellite projects, and other regional initiatives as needed. Manage Mount Alumnae social media platforms, web content, and monthly eNewsletter, ensuring relevant content and timely execution. Support the Mount Day of Giving program through assistance with volunteer management of Giving Day Ambassadors and marketing/communications efforts as needed. Support development and execution of special access opportunities to increase alum attendance at MSMU public events including The Women's Leadership Conference and The Report on the Status of Women and Girls. Coordinate Alumnae Association Board logistics for meetings, retreats, and board fundraising activities. Manage the alumnae inbox and phone line, responding to alum, faculty, and staff requests and questions in a timely manner. Support Alumnae Relations events, as needed. Perform other duties, as assigned.
Abilities and Skills:
Demonstrated strong critical thinking skills. Excellent project management and planning skills, as well as superior attentiveness to detail. Ability to recruit, train and effectively manage volunteers. Ability to organize, prioritize and handle simultaneous projects to meet established goals. Highly developed computer skills including experience with, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint as well as fund raising software Raiser's Edge. Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal, are required. Demonstrated initiative, creativity and decision-making. Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends, as required. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents including alumnae, students. faculty, staff, donors, and parents.
Bachelor's degree required.
3-5 years volunteer management, university setting preferred. A track record of program development and management.
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Please submit cover letter and resume.
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