Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, College of Arts and
Posting Detail Information
The Assistant Director
for the College of Arts and Sciences will join
the university alumni engagement team serving as the engagement
officer for the College of Arts and Sciences ( CAS ). The Assistant
Director will report to the Sr. Director of Alumni and Constituent
This position will develop standard collaborations with central
alumni engagement programs and events, CAS student engagement and
communications teams and collaborate with CAS advancement officers,
who are focused on ensuring sustainable philanthropic growth
commensurate with the needs of each school by engaging alumni and
developing long-term relationships. The Assistant Director will be
expected to leverage events and other engagement activities to
involve more CAS alumni and deepen relationships.
Highlighted Duties include:
- Develop and execute strategies to meaningfully engage CAS
- Support strategic and operating plans of the Office of Alumni
Engagement, University Advancement and CAS, establishing
coordinated goals and implementing programs to meet objectives in
concert with university policies and priorities.
- Execute local, regional, and virtual engagement programs to
engage alumni and cultivate relationships while also leveraging
programs as opportunities for advancement colleagues to discover
new and steward current donors.
- Facilitate the coding of all engagement activities documenting
all contacts and participation within the in-house alumni
$50,000 – $60,000
About the University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo, a flagship university of the State
University of New York ( SUNY ) system, is a research-intensive
public university dedicated to academic excellence and making a
positive impact on the world. As a member of the prestigious
American Association of Universities ( AAU ), UB is recognized as
one of the leading research universities in the world, while
remaining affordable for many first-generation students. Home to
more than 31,000 students from diverse backgrounds, UB offers
exceptional student experiences inside and outside the classroom.
By attracting the world’s best faculty and students, UB elevates
the educational experience, brings an influx of national and global
talent to Western New York, secures federal investments in academic
research that tackles pressing societal problems, and catalyzes
growth and innovation across business and industry. Here, students
and faculty work side by side, seeking knowledge and practice that
leads to better health, stronger buildings, more compassionate and
just communities, innovative ways to teach, a more sustainable
environment and smarter business practices for our world.
Division of University Advancement
Building stronger connections with UB’s 280,000+ alumni and donors
worldwide is critical to the university’s goal: to situate UB among
the nation’s top 25 public research universities. UB alumni and
friends are grateful and generous, supporting the largest, most
ambitious fundraising campaign the university has ever launched.
Through Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB, we seek to raise $1
billion. We invite you to join our University Advancement team and
be part of our historic efforts.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience in one, or a combination, of
the following areas (1) alumni relations, (2) event management, or
(3) volunteer management.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to listen and
interact with a diverse group of individuals and
- Strong demonstrated verbal and written skills.
- Familiar with electronic and social media.
- The ability to work well both independently and collaboratively
with other team members.
- The ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with
focus on details and timeline.
- A demonstrated ability to work in complex organizations.
- Ability to work nights and weekends, and travel, as needed and
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