Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Pubic
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
Embarking on its fiftieth anniversary, the University of the
District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC Law), is
ranked sixth in the nation for its clinical training among all U.S.
law schools and is one of only six HBCU (Historically Black
Colleges and Universities) law schools in the country. The Office
of Advancement is seeking a talented individual to serve as the
Associate Director of Alumni Affairs. That person should be able to
engage alumni through programming, communications, and volunteer
Reporting to the Associate Director of Development of the David A.
Clarke School of Law the incumbent will be transformational in
their ability to embrace and execute a strategic vision for UDC Law
Alumni. With an understanding of the unique history and nature of
our alumni base, the Associate Director of Development will serve
as an ambassador, working harmoniously with faculty, staff, campus,
and external partners to source alumni volunteer opportunities and
to execute monthly programming.
This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with
diverse populations, organize and maintain current information on
law school programming, law school services for alumni, and alumni
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Work with the Associate Director of Development to develop and
execute an annual Alumni Relations strategic plan that:
- Supports the mission of the Law School.
- Identifies key performance indicators (KPI), ROI (return on
investment), and ROE (return on engagement) essential to evaluating
alumni programs and initiatives.
- Leverages best practices to develop new and enhance existing
alumni programming and communications.
- Build strong professional relationships with students, alumni
and throughout the University community, serving as an ambassador
and advocate for UDC Law alumni.
- Build, maintain, and safeguard the alumni database and alumni
practice Associate Directory. Develop and share alumni
communications policy that guides use of alumni contact
- Work with marketing and communications to design, produce, and
evaluate alumni communications. Monitor and evaluate communications
and their impact on engagement. Source, write and produce alumni
feature stories and content for the monthly alumni
- Moderate the UDC Law Alumni Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
- Establish and manage alumni advisory committee, reunion
committees, alumni volunteer group and regional clubs that are
representative of our diverse alumni base. Coordinate regular
meetings, establish protocol, and produce minutes/reports.
- Plan annual alumni reunion for celebrating classes.
- Using moves management, maintain a portfolio of 25 alumni
engagement prospects annually.
Minimum Job Requirements
- Collaborate with the Office of Career Services to develop a
pipeline of alumni employers and employment opportunities.
- Field alumni inquiries, connecting alumni to appropriate
offices and following up to ensure all inquiries are
- Collaborate with the Dean of Students to support commencement
- Collaborate with the Dean and the Associate Director of
Development to identify and develop funding opportunities from
non-alumni sources, especially major donors, and draft and edit
funding proposals and public fundraising appeals.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- Master’s degree preferred
- A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Law School
alumni relations and/or development
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be
covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please