1) Contribute to a team of professionals responsible for applying structured methodologies to create streamlined change in staff workflows and decision-making practices driven by evolving technology, data, and tools.
2) Synthesize and disseminate information about projects in the Change Management teamâ™s portfolio in a clear and compelling way for ARD staff and leaders, including developing newsletters and documentation, developing and leading internal marketing efforts, and managing dashboards that reflect the teamâ™s progress.
3) Develop communication plans for change management initiatives, execute these plans while tracking and reporting progress in executing plans over time.
4) Manage information in SIES team knowledge base, leading the effort to maintain up to date information on an ongoing basis.
5) Support the Change Management teamâ™s efforts to execute assessments that inform ARDâ™s approach to prioritizing and timing change efforts.
6) Manage data that allows the Change Management team to evaluate progress along these metrics over time.
7) Support the communications efforts of the Prospect Development and Decision Support team on an ad hoc basis, developing communication materials using MailChimp, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft products.
8) Lead the development and execution of initiatives that build enthusiasm for and educate ARD staff about projects in the Change Management teamâ™s portfolio.
9) Manage the process of documenting new systems and policies.
10) Help to analyze change analytics to gauge the effectiveness of change management strategies.
11) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence.
2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources.
3) Display Emotional Intelligence.
4) Lead Performance & Flawless Execution.
5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration.
6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
7) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
8) Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
1) Standard office environment.
1) Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative.
2) Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
1) Professional experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience.
2) Ability to learn and use Adobe Creative Suite, Tableau, MailChimp, and Microsoft suite of tools.
1) Resume 2) Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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