Classified Title: Alumni Relations Officer
Requisition #: 313549
Status: Full Time
School: Bloomberg School of Public Health
Location: School of Public Health
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Development
As the Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH) dramatically increases engagement of non-traditional constituents, it must simultaneously enhance the role of alumni in serving the School’s needs. Leading this effort, the Senior Associate Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for all alumni-related initiatives, specifically: identifying, planning and implementing efforts that strategically mobilize a global alumni community in strengthening School programs, enhancing student experiences, increasing financial support and addressing shared needs of the BSPH alumni network.
Reporting to the Director of Constituent Relations, this is a highly collaborative position, working closely with senior School leadership, academic departments, OEA / DAR colleagues and alumni leadership.
Create a dynamic and sustainable global network of alumni through the recruitment, training and management of volunteer leadership groups. Identify common interests, needs and talents that can
be leveraged for the benefit of BSPH. Exercise leadership to build synergies within and among geographic regions, and direct alumni passions toward educational, research and financial support of the School.
Serve as a liaison with JHU Central Alumni Affairs and other JHU Professional Schools, sharing best-practices and professional guidance to serve the university’s greater alumni relations enterprise. Working with select Department Chairs and educational leadership, create and pilot a student recruiting / admissions program, by recruiting and deploying qualified BSPH alumni as ambassadors and assessment agents.
Lead and manage the alumni mentoring program to deepen individual alumni ties, foster student- alumni bonds, and provide career and life-skill insight to current students. Grow the program as capacity and departmental interest evolves.
Serve as OEA’s in-house resource on BSPH’s signature Masters of Public Health program. Work with MPH leadership to create and oversee programs that ensure a seamless path from graduation into the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health global alumni network. Articulate MPH programmatic needs in Annual Giving solicitations and guide MPH leadership in ways that enhance Annual Giving results.
Serve as a consultant to department-based communications associates and academic coordinators, coaching and guiding engagement activity with departmental graduates in ways that support their home department.
Periodically survey all academic and educational departments to identify institutional needs that could benefit from goal-specific working groups, then identify and recruit alumni and donors to provide relevant knowledge and support.
In collaboration with the Director of Constituent Relations, provide tactical insight, subject knowledge and communication skills to craft and implement the School’s annual giving and alumni communication program.
Identify and recruit appropriate alumni to serve as agents or connectors for fundraising needs. Provide mentoring and professional guidance to the Assistant Director of Constituent Relations Communications and administrative teammates.
Set the vision and strategy for all alumni events, working with the Assistant Director of Special Events for event creation, management and follow-up.
Serve as the liaison to the School’s honorary society, Delta Omega, which includes staffing the executive board meetings, overseeing the annual induction, and advising the board president’s activities.
Create assessment tools to measure alumni engagement.
Travel, on average, three to four days a month to oversee events local and regional events and conduct visits.
Responsible for an Annual Giving leadership portfolio of 40 prospects and donors and conducting 100 visits per year with volunteers, select prospective donors and other friends of the School; responsible for annual giving fundraising portfolio.
Bachelor's degree required.
For Associate Director level minimum of three years related experience required. For Sr. Associate Director level minimum of 5 years related
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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