Associate Director, Alumni Engagement
The Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University is looking for an entrepreneurial and outgoing Associate Director for Alumni Career Engagement to build on past initiatives to foster lifelong membership in Brandeis community and take previous programs to the next level. This individual would have experience with managing volunteers, strategic planning, public speaking, and engaging external audiences. The Brandeis community is incredibly diverse in both backgrounds and career interests; experience engaging diverse audiences, students of color, or international students is a must. Bring a collaborative, customer-service attitude and take pride in fostering connections, developing relationships and creating innovative programs. Learn more about the Hiatt Career Center and alumni career services.

The Associate Director for Alumni Career Engagement serves as career center liaison to Alumni Relations, the Alumni Board, represents the Hiatt Career Center and Brandeis University externally, manages all alumni and parent volunteer engagement with the Hiatt Career Center and collaborates and supports alumni career education. This role also is a member of the Senior Leadership Team contributing to the overall strategic direction of the Hiatt Career Center.

Minimum Qualifications:

*Bachelor's degree required, Masters Preferred
*5-8 years total work-related experience
*1-3 years of supervisory/management experience
*Experience engaging diverse audiences, such as students of color, or international students
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Experience initiating volunteer engagement activities
*Ability to solve problems
*Experience tracking and managing a budget
*Organized with the ability to prioritize and manage workload effectively
*Adaptable to changing priorities
*Well-rounded computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications, web content management systems, and LinkedIn

Key Responsibilities:

*Alumni/Parent Volunteer Engagement
*Manage overall operation of alumni and parent engagement initiatives to foster lifelong membership in Brandeis community, including strategic program planning, marketing, volunteer recruitment, and program assessment.
*Create and manage systems for career volunteers to engage in opportunities, track volunteer activity, acknowledge volunteerism/showcase impact.
*Partner with the employer relations staff to engage alumni and parents as employers; recruit volunteers to attend events, or job/internships.

Alumni Career Engagement
*Collaborate with the Career Development Team to implement scalable alumni career program for Brandeis' diverse network of 40,000+ alumni.
*Host alumni and parent programs.
*Travel to regional alumni clubs to organize workshops and networking events

Hiatt Senior Leadership Team Member
*Contribute to the overall strategic direction of shape office strategy, promote healthy team culture, facilitate trainings and plan professional development retreats for staff

Supervision and Management
*Hire and supervise engagement team, which may include students, graduate students, and/or professional staff

External Relations
*Serve as career center liaison to advancement, alumni relations and alumni board.
*Represent the Hiatt Career Center on campus-wide committees, including branding, social media and events.

How To Apply:

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Closing Statement:

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. Toward that end, it is essential that Brandeis be free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, gender identity and expression, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status or any
other category protected by law (also known as membership in a "protected class").

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 528242

Contact Information
Melinda Cimino
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA (US), 02453