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Temple University
  • Position Number: 4533772
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Position Type: Alumni Associations and Services

Director, Alumni and Constituent Engagement

Temple University

Job Description

Director, Alumni and Constituent Engagement - (23002217)



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The Director of Alumni and Constituent Engagement is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine that are valued by alumni, build enduring and mutually beneficial internal and external relationships, inspire loyalty and financial support, strengthen the institution's reputation and involve alumni in meaningful activities to advance the Temple University mission.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, implement and promote alumni programs, activities and communications that support the Katz School of Medicine strategic plan as well as the goals of Temple Health and Temple Health Institutional Advancement.

  • Work in close collaboration with development colleagues to increase philanthropic support from alumni prospects and donors; build relationships locally, regionally, nationally and internationally with a wide range of alumni, and track contact and engagement activities to ensure accurate and complete database records.

  • Lead engaging programming for alumni engagement events, including alumni weekend, homecoming, regional receptions and others. As alumni weekend program leader, provide guidance and support for recruiting and engaging class representatives, executing programming, managing the selection process for the annual alumni awards program and collaborating with the annual giving team on a giving strategy.

  • Manage relationships with the Board of Visitors and Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors, supporting meetings, engagement and membership activities (including nomination process) to ensure strong and productive relationships between its members, the academic community and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine leadership.

  • Design and execute high-quality engagement, volunteer, networking and professional development activities and events for a range of alumni audiences and constituencies. Strategically engage and educate students and young alumni about alumni benefits and programming. Collaborate with the Student Affairs Office to create high-impact engagement opportunities between students and alumni.

  • Execute a thorough alumni communications plan in coordination with communications colleagues which activates, engages and stewards alumni constituents; manage and monitor the alumni relations budget; create an annual strategic plan for alumni relations activities.

  • Supervise the Assistant Director, Alumni and Constituent Engagement, provide guidance to alumni volunteers and work closely in collaboration with the Temple University Alumni Relations program.

    Benefits of working at Temple University include:

    Hybrid Work Arrangement
    Great Benefit package
    Generous time off
    Parental Leave
    Tuition Remission
    Dynamic Workforce

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    Required Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and six years of experience developing constituency programs.

    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University and Health System, alumni, other constituents and the public.

  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.

  • Demonstrably strong writing, planning and organizational skills.

  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.

  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.

  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.

  • Extensive experience with Blackbaud FPM or a similar constituent database.

  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.

    This position requires a background check.

    This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.

    Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.

    Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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    Primary Location:
    Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Education and Research Building
    Job: Staff
    Schedule: Full-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Regular

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