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Assoc. Director, Development Initiatives

Company: University of Miami
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Assoc. Director, Development Initiatives page is loaded Assoc. Director, Development Initiatives Apply locations Miami, FL time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R100066214 Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . The Associate Director, Alumni Relations plays an important role in supporting the alumni engagement and fundraising initiatives of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine focusing on Medical Alumni and Medical Education. This position works with the Executive Director of Development and the Sr. Director Development, Medical Education to execute development and stewardship activities designed to establish donor and alumni connections with the institution and help deepen engagement and foster an environment that leads to philanthropic gifts. In support of those activities, the Associate Director may communicate with the President's office, Dean's office, trustees, VIP prospects and donors, School of Medicine department chairpersons, faculty, and research staff. This position will play a key role in donor relations and administrative support. The Associate Director, Alumni Relations will also be expected to solve problems and participate in a full range of tasks implementing appropriate solutions in compliance with the University's policies and procedures.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual strategic plan to build affinity and increase engagement and philanthropic giving with Miller medical alumni among our growing network of graduates.
  • Work with Strategic Events to plan and implement Miller School's major annual alumni events including but not limited to Medical Alumni Weekend, and regional alumni events.
  • Create overall Class Campaign annual plan, including overall annual calendar and focus of standardization across the alumni program and reunion programming.
  • Create, implement, coordinate, and analyze results of reunion activities that include solicitations by print and email for alumni class members of reunion years.
  • Plan and implement regional alumni programming centered around national conferences and concentrated alumni locales.
  • Travel to serve as the onsite Alumni Relations liaison at alumni engagement events, professional gatherings or university events. -
  • Track and report on event participation and effectiveness to inform future planning decisions made by Alumni Relations and Medical Development leadership.
  • Participate in Digital Engagement and Philanthropic Giving planning meetings to understand broader marketing strategies and recommend integrated social media tactics to support giving and engagement. Collaborate within the team to deliver cohesive strategies aligned with goals.
  • Lead research and discovery efforts to identify current alumni donors with potential to elevate their giving.
  • Work with the Medical Development Communications team to create a communications plan and launch an Alumni Newsletter to engage and steward donors meaningfully and increase giving levels.
    • When necessary, contacts prospects/donors to verify biographic and gift related information.
    • Assists development officer(s) to ensure donors are regularly communicated with and move through the gift cycle by tracking interactions and documenting them in i-BIS throughout the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship process.
    • Assists with pledge payments and outstanding pledges by communicating with donors regularly to ensure they are up to date with their payment schedules.
    • Utilizes i-BIS and other University systems to update and extract constituent information in accordance with i-BIS training and policies and procedures.
    • Attend meetings and appropriate training sessions for Division of Development and Alumni Relations.
    • Answer phones and provide general office support including scheduling, and processing of financial transactions such as mileage and business reimbursements. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years of relevant experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must be solution-oriented, highly organized, and able to work independently to successfully complete projects on deadline. Excellent command of the English language, both oral and written with a high level of creativity, attention to detail and superior customer service skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook). Must have initiative mixed with good, sound judgment, and a high level of discretion to handle sensitive information. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a dynamic team environment across multiple divisions. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c106 About Us The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.Transforming livesWith more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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