Position Title: Associate Director of Alumni Events, University Advancement
Posting Number: U1900003
Employer: UB Foundation Activities
Under the general leadership of the University at Buffalo's Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Alumni Events is responsible for university-wide alumni engagement through high level event planning and execution. The position will:
work in collaboration with Advancement colleagues and University offices to develop and execute signature events and activities for alumni and friends of the university
be responsible for developing event budgets, planning logistics, driving participation, event execution and utilizing alumni metrics to determine and report on return on investment (ROI)
support and counsel, as needed, alumni engagement colleagues both internal and external to Advancement to support events and programs that build the philanthropic pipeline
Salary: $55,000 – $60,000
Bachelor's degree required.
A minimum of 3 years of experience managing high level event production and logistics in one, or a combination, of the following areas (1) alumni relations, (2) event management, or (3) volunteer management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail is a must.
Ability to create and adhere to event budgets and timelines.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide array of individuals.
Ability to represent the university at events.
Ability to work well with and be a key member of an integrated advancement team.
Ability to set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and adjust approach, as needed.
Ability to manage multiple projects and to see projects through to a timely completion.
Ability to work nights, weekends and travel, as needed and requested.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.