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Posted Job Title
Assistant Director Regional Clubs Program
Job Profile Title
Alumni Officer A
Job Description Summary
The University of Pennsylvania Alumni Relations department is a customer/client focused service-oriented department whose mission is to engage all Penn alumni in a mutually beneficial, lifelong connection to each other, their school, and the University, and encourage alumni support and guidance to advance Pennâ™s eminence for future generations. Many of the departmentâ™s activities and programs are carried out through a network of volunteers as well as through collaboration with other University departments.
The Assistant Director for the Regional Clubs program will manage a number of functions that are essential to the program's success, including the oversight of a portfolio of small alumni clubs, volunteer recruitment, retention and communications.
The Assistant Director will provide support to alumni clubs by assisting volunteer leaders in their efforts to connect and engage Penn alumni in their region. Duties include providing guidance to club leaders, collecting engagement data, and communicating on a regular basis. This position is responsible for collecting, uploading, and reporting alumni engagement data for all alumni club events. The Assistant Director will establish a social media presenceÂ for all clubs and coordinate social engagement. This position will provide content updates, data entry and other administrative duties to support all club websites.
BA/BS Degree and one to three years of experience in alumni relations, public relations, marketing and/or similar activities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, or someone who has significant knowledge of the University and its alumni programs is strongly preferred.Â
Event planning and event management skills necessary.
Data analysis, management and operations experience required.
Proficient with learning new technologies and comfort with providing support.
Experience with developing social media strategies.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written, and strong customer-service orientation.Â
Time management and ability to multi-task strongly preferred.
Applicants must submit cover letter and resume for consideration.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Development and Alumni Relations
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00013156
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.