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Job Req ID:  106882

Assistant Director Constituent Engagement

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today’s brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve

General Description

The Assistant Director of Constituent Engagement is part of CTY’s Development and Alumni Relations team and will assist with the coordination of activities designed to create awareness, foster communication, stimulate involvement and strengthen the connection between CTY and its alumni, parents, volunteers, and donors. The position will report to the Director of Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement to assist with implementing strategies to increase engagement and philanthropy. In addition, this role will coordinate and execute a broad range of programs and events to encourage participation from CTY’s diverse group of alumni. The ideal candidate for this position is eager to inform constituents of the benefits of being engaged with CTY and supporting through participation and philanthropy.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Devise, implement and manage new strategies that creatively engage alumni and donors on a regular and frequent basis through programs, events, and communications.
  • Assist with the development, writing, design, and distribution of alumni communications, including but not limited to, email, social media, newsletters, solicitations, and emerging modes of communication.
  • Content management of social media including Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. Monitor membership and stay up to date on new methods and evolving technologies to increase alumni and donor development and awareness.
  • Assist with planning and writing content for the alumni and donor newsletter and other communication pieces including annual giving messaging for key fundraising initiatives such as Giving Tuesday and Pi Day, CTY’s annual day of giving.
  • Oversee the content and maintenance of the alumni page on the CTY website in coordination with the Communication and Marketing team.
  • Manage the alumni email account.
  • Help recruit members and work closely with the Alumni Leadership Committee (ALC), which supports the Alumni Relation’s efforts to create and sustain meaningful opportunities for alumni to stay connected to CTY.
  • Visit and cultivate a portfolio of alumni, parents, and volunteers to identify potential donors and reach an annual visit and fundraising goal.
  • Partner with other departments in CTY to identify opportunities to collaborate on existing programs and develop new engagement and volunteer opportunities.
  • Identify and implement assessment tools to measure and track alumni and donor engagement with the goal to increase participation
  • Assist in updating CTY alumni and donor contact information in both the CTY and JHU databases.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional graduate-level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable actively communicating with external constituents.
  • Event planning or volunteer management experience with small and large groups.
  • Highly detail-oriented with strong communication and project management skills
  • Strong computer skills and ability to learn new computer software systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work as part of an effective team with a results-oriented approach
  • Innovative and open to trying new strategies to create fun and compelling experiences.
  • May include hours outside of normal working hours and on the weekend.

All applicants are expected to uphold the university’s core values which includes diversity and inclusion. All staff treat people with dignity and respect by being fair and consistent. We demonstrate an open-minded approach to understanding people regardless of their race, gender, age, national origin, religion, ethnicity, disability status or other characteristics. We show respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourage and promote practices that support cultural diversity; and discourage behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds.

 Classified Title: Alumni Relations Associate 
Working Title: Assistant Director Constituent Engagement   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB  
Starting Salary Range: Min: 44,850 - Midpoint: 61,600 - Maximum: 78,360 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus 
Department name: 10000090-Development 
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.


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