Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and we expect members of our community to be knowledgeable about – and to make a positive contribution to – our mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. The University is committed to the diversity of its faculty and staff so that our students, our disciplines and our community as a whole can benefit from the multiple perspectives it offers. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. EOE Saint Joseph’s University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in its programs and activities, including admission and employment, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for overseeing compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws and regulations. To contact the Title IX Coordinator, e-mail email@example.com, visit Campion Student Center suite 243, or call 610-660-1145. To learn more about the University’s Title IX policies, the process for filing a report or formal complaint of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or other form of sexual misconduct, and the University’s response to reports and/or formal complaints, please visit www.sju.edu/titleix. Inquiries may also be directed to the Federal agency responsible for enforcing Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
As the University continues to place an emphasis on developing enhanced Alumni Relations programming that engages a broad spectrum of our alumni, parents, and friends, it is critical that we expand upon how our alumni connect with their alma mater. As a member of the Alumni Relations team, the Associate Director, Alumni Networks is responsible for the managing Saint Joseph Alumni volunteers across our primary regions (defined below) and also other key volunteer activities. The Associate Director (AD) will work closely with the Director of Alumni Networks, the SJU National Alumni Board (NAB), colleagues across the Office of Advancement, and key volunteer leaders to form appropriate chapter structures, goals, and measures of success across each volunteer group. The AD will develop and oversee high visibility programs and will be a key partner working with other SJU Alumni Relations staff to ensure volunteers are actively participating in priority programs. All of these activities are designed to deepen engagement opportunities and highlight the benefit of being a Saint Joseph’s University alum
The Associate Director will take the lead on identifying opportunities to enhance Alumni Relations use of existing engagement tools (e.g. imodules) in event registrations, email communications, and constituent data collection.
• Enhance the overall engagement of alumni within regional networks, specifically focusing on managing Regional Chapters and volunteers in areas that have established chapters (e.g. NYC, Washington DC, Boston, South Jersey) as well as event and communication support for all non-established regions represented by National Alumni Board members. • Create and implement an annual events calendar that engages a wide array of alumni in targeted regions. Collaborate with chapter leadership to oversee execution of these individual events while working with SJU alumni, Advancement colleagues, and University Communications to track participation and meet current engagement metrics. • Manage SJU Alumni Affinity ChaptersSupport chapters with planning and execution of signature events, marketing/communications, board management, and member recruitment. • Collaborate with Athletics and local regional chapters to host alumni engagement events when SJU teams compete in various regions. • Identify and lead efforts to maximize use of existing engagement tools for event registrations, email communication, and constituent data collections. • Further integrate philanthropy into the alumni relations enterprise by developing connections between alumni engagement activities and the current fundraising campaign.
• Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of professional experience in event planning or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, maintain flexibility and balance numerous competing projects or tasks, often under pressure from colleagues, vendors and campus partners. • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills with a keen attention to detail. • The ability to develop strong working relationships and communicate and collaborate effectively. • Attention to detail, knowledge of AP style and proofreading skills. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Excel and PowerPoint • Working experience with event registration systems, email communication systems, and constituent data collection systems
About Saint Joseph's University
For over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits. As a Jesuit institution, guided by a faith that promotes justice, Saint Joseph’s University educates for a higher purpose; service is central to the Jesuit identity, and students are expected to improve the common good by utilizing their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion and social justice.