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Assistant Director of Constituent Engagement

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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General Description

The Assistant Director of Constituent Engagement for Education is part of the team that implements the Alumni Relations, Annual Giving, Events, and Stewardship programs. The Constituent Engagement team builds the pipeline of donors that support the overall development goals by effectively engaging alumni and donors in School of Education initiatives and with one another. The Assistant Director will be involved in all aspects of constituent engagement programs and be the project leader for many of the initiatives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and manage the early alumni engagement program including: creating a presence at student orientations; working closely with Student Affairs for visibility and alumni engagement with current students; working with the career office for coordination of alumni mentoring opportunities and alumni guest speakers; coordinating and distributing graduation gifts; designing the initial alumni communications after graduation; planning regional networking events; and creating and implementing other recent graduate engagement and giving strategies.
  • Oversee and manage alumni data for SOE. This includes working closely with the Office of Advancement Services to ensure alumni records are accurate and complete; and being the internal expert on the coding of various degrees, programs, activities.
  • Responsible for identifying prospective alumni leaders, volunteers, mentors, speakers, and donors through research and individual visits and events.
  • Responsible for completing 40-50 discovery and pipeline visits per year with alumni volunteers, recent graduates and prospective donors.
  • Responsible for the content and maintenance of the alumni section of the SOE website and the sharing of alumni news and activity through social media in conjunction with the communications team.
  • Assist with all alumni relations activities including creating a comprehensive calendar of events, managing alumni volunteers, and collaborating with other members of the Development and Alumni Relations team to execute activities.
  • Assist with wider JHU Alumni activities including drafting JHU Alumni Council nominations; JHU Alumni Award nominations; JHU Alumni Trustee nominations; the Annual SOE Alumni Relations report; and representing SOE at JHU Leadership Weekend and other University-wide alumni activities when the Director is unavailable.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of activities that support building an alumni donor pipeline including: events; follow-up after events; annual fund solicitations (direct mail; email; crowd funding; phonathon); and stewardship.
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of assessment tools to measure and track annual giving and alumni relations activities to determine effectiveness, and opportunities for enhancement. Produce regular reports for senior staff, including the Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations and the Dean of SOE.
  • Work closely with the Stewardship team to provide accurate and timely donor notifications and acknowledgement letters.
  • Represent the alumni office at various internal (both SOE and JHU) activities, events and meetings when the Director is unavailable. Responsible for understanding and implementing sound fiscal practices in the planning and execution for all events and alumni related activities.
  • Assist with the planning, writing and editorial oversight of the overall alumni communications strategy and process in coordination with SOE Marketing and Communications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two years related experience required, preferably in development and alumni relations in higher education or comparable non-profit or private sector institution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Volunteer management and event planning experience with small and large groups preferred.
  • Highly detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage to deadline and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in an intellectually challenging, fast-paced, collegial environment. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and a highly professional image with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, donors and volunteers at all levels required. Ability to organize and establish objectives and priorities in a complex organizational environment required.
  • Must be adept at working effectively with diverse constituent groups and senior institutional staff.
  • Strong computer skills, to include Microsoft Office application, facility with ALADIN database, and content management software, or willingness and aptitude to learn such programs. Knowledge of basic budget management for programs and events.
  • Regional and national travel required, including nights and weekend work.
  • This position requires someone with a strong commitment to and passion for the mission of Johns Hopkins School of Education.

Classified Title:Annual Giving Associate
Working Title: Assistant Director of Constituent Engagement
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB
Starting Salary Range:Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10001651-Alumni Relations
Personnel area: University Administration

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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