Alumni Coordinator, School of Pharmacy
Medical and Health Sciences Foundation - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22005574)
The University of Pittsburgh's Division of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement (PAE) is seeking an Alumni Coordinator, School of Pharmacy to join a progressive team within our Health Sciences Alumni Relations team - part of the division of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement
The incumbent is expected to work with a high degree of independence in an integrated organization that has two functions: alumni relations and fundraising. The incumbent has the responsibility for independently making decisions regarding direction, planning, and implementation for engagement as described in the sections below.
The incumbent will be expected to work with a high degree of independence and assume responsibility of existing alumni programs, build new alumni programs, and in some cases, support student programming to build an alumni engagement pipeline. The candidate will deliver creative and enterprising suggestions to build new and enhance current programming. He/she/they will interact with directors and staff of PAE, Pitt Pharmacy, and the University Alumni Association as well as senior administrators of the University and UPMC. He/she will also understand the importance of interaction with and the engagement of all University stakeholders.
Responsibilities include event development and management, knowledge and maintenance of social network vehicles, database management and retrieval of data lists, mailings, maintaining alumni lists, stewarding alumni and friends, responding to alumni requests and inquiries, and addressing expressed needs of alumni. In conducting work, the incumbent is responsible for proposing and participating in the development of strategic priorities and implementing goals, objectives, and schedules for the integrated Pitt Pharmacy, the University, and PAE.
He/she/they will develop, recommend, and implement new and innovative ideas to enhance all areas of the School of Pharmacy alumni relations. The incumbent will possess full knowledge of computer programs and will manage workflow for communications, budgets, events, reports, and all other duties as assigned.
Incumbent will support sponsorship outreach for key fundraising events within the school and PAE. Incumbent will be the primary manager of the Pitt Pharmacy Alumni Board and oversee organization of all meetings and events, work with board leadership and dean on all strategic planning, execute all member recruitment and succession planning, and guide all efforts for the board to be in accordance with the vision of the dean.
Public speaking and the ability to travel 7-9 times a year is required.
The incumbent will work closely with the dean, School of Pharmacy, Director of Development of the School of Pharmacy, and report to the Principal Director of Alumni Relations for the Health Sciences.
Flexible hybrid and/or remote work opportunities are available for this position within the United States.
PAE cultivates relationships with contributors, alumni, and other constituents on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, generating support for teaching, research, and care. As the hub for development and alumni relations efforts, PAE contributes to a bold, vibrant, and diverse academic community.
Primarily, we focus on:
Philanthropy to the University and UPMC which drives innovation and enhances opportunities for students, faculty, researchers, and clinicians.
Alumni relationships expressed across a community of 318,000 alumni spanning the globe.
This purposeful, collaborative work-supported by your engagement and giving-ensures that Pitt and UPMC grow stronger each year, benefitting this community, our region, and the wider world.
PAE fosters an intentionally inclusive workforce through a diversity framework that commits to collaborating and expanding the culture, identity, and wholeness of every staff member in measurable and deliberate ways.
Three to five years' experience in alumni relations and/or development and event planning. Must have exemplary written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of alumni relations. Must
have experience in management practices and data-based information systems.
Particularly desirable is knowledge of the University system. Must work effectively in a team environment and be able to present information in a comprehensive, cohesive format. A bachelor's degree to comparable experience. Proficiency in the applications/functions
within the MS Office environment. Must have excellent verbal, computer and written skills. Equivalent combination of education and transferable / relatable experience will be considered per university guidelines.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Administrator.II
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Relocation Offered TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check No
Child Protection Clearances For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Required Documents Not Applicable
Optional Documents Resume, Cover Letter
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