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Assistant or Associate Director of Identity-Based Alumni Engagement
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Apr. 30, 2024
Title Assistant or Associate Director of Identity-Based Alumni Engagement
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Alumni Relations
University Advancement has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director or Associate Director of Identity-Based Alumni Engagement. The final title (Assistant Director or Associate Director) will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. In this role, the selected candidate will play a key part in advancing our alumni engagement efforts, focusing on identity-based initiatives. This position will report to the Director of International and Affinity Engagement.

The Assistant Director or Associate Director will:
  • Create, manage, and sustain identity-based alumni (IBA) strategies that increase engagement of UB alumni from historically excluded and marginalized communities.
  • Manage and direct the identification, training, engagement, stewardship, and recognition of alumni and alumni volunteers from demographically diverse groups.
  • Build diversity awareness and inclusion practices for all UB alumni engagement opportunities, and lead conversations to coordinate messaging, programming, and relationship building to achieve the Office of Alumni Engagement’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.
  • Build and nurture relationships with students, student clubs, alumni, and pre-existing IBA groups; plan and execute volunteer, engagement, and philanthropic opportunities, and serve as the liaison to specific alumni communities and campus partners (Division of Student Life, Office of Inclusive Excellence, Unit Diversity Officers, etc.) .
  • Conduct 1-1 discovery and stewardship meetings with alumni, donors and prospective donors.

Salary range: $60,000 - $73,000
Assistant Director: $60,000 - $65,000
Associate Director: $66,000 - $73,000

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UBF comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our UBF benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

Division of University Advancement
Building stronger connections with UB’s nearly 300,000 alumni and donors worldwide is critical to the university’s goal: to situate UB among the nation’s top 25 public research universities. UB alumni and friends are grateful and generous, supporting the largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign the university has ever launched. Through Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB, we seek to raise $1 billion. We invite you to join our University Advancement team and be part of our historic efforts.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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