The Assistant Director, Reunions, Student, and Alumni Engagement
reports to the Director, Reunions, Student, and Recent Alumni
Engagement and drives the engagement of admits, students, and
recent alumni with the broader Chicago Booth alumni community. The
Assistant Director executes initiatives and programs that engage
students from Chicago Booth’s Full-Time, Evening, Weekend, and
Executive MBA Programs with alumni in meaningful ways with a focus
on providing opportunities for informal mentoring for students and
cultivation for alumni. This position also drives the day-to-day
management of recent alumni engagement by creating and implementing
initiatives to connect with recent alumni leading up to their
one-year reunion; leading the Recent Alumni Guide series; and
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop strategic vision for and execution of new and exciting
programs that service prospective students, current students, and
- Liaise between the Office of Advancement and student groups for
programming across the four MBA populations.
- Manage alumni vetting, list generation, alumni volunteer
recruitment, and agenda creation for student and recent alumni
- Liaise with and advise student groups who work directly with
alumni on best practices connecting with alumni, specifically the
Student Advisory Council.
- Prepare and execute a variety of communications for prospective
students, current students, and recent alumni and specifically
schedules and project manages the Recent Alumni Guide email
- Serve as one of the point people on Alumni Relations
communications, event support, payments, contracts, accounting, and
- Track the budget and reconcile accounting transactions for
student and recent alumni engagement programs.
- Maintain student and alumni engagement calendar and serves as
lead liaison to Booth student services teams.
- Oversee the one-year reunion, which includes recruiting
committee members, volunteer management, and program
- Input and assess metrics and progress towards goals.
- Contribute to the general advancement of Alumni Relations and
alumni engagement at Chicago Booth.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher required.
- A minimum two years of work experience in nonprofit management,
advancement, donor relations, stewardship, alumni relations, or
similar work required.
- Outstanding interpersonal, presentation, and communications
skills required, characterized by the ability to listen, to speak,
and to write well, with a strong commitment to customer
- Relationship management skills required.
- Volunteer management skills required.
- High attention to detail and follow-up, and excellent
organizational skills required.
- Experience working with both internal and external partners and
work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting
- Ability to self-motivate and an exceptional work ethic and
track record of personal initiative required.
- Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and
- Working with global populations preferred.
- Willingness and ability to attend events outside of business
- Fluency with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
(and Excel formulas), and PowerPoint required.
Interested candidates should apply directly to the University of
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