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ASSOC VP, ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT & DEV
Job Title: ASSOC VP, ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT & DEV
Job Code: 1059
Job Level: 98
Revised Date: 04/01/2021
Job Family: JF 34
The Associate Vice President serves as a member of the Alumni Engagement and Development Cabinet and provides strategic leadership of departments charged with building lifelong engagement with Duke's alumni, parents, and friends and raising funds to support Duke University. The Associate Vice President provides strategic vision to meet established objectives as set by Duke University leadership.
Provide leadership on policy development, best practices and oversight of departments, processes, personnel, and policies within Duke University Alumni Engagement and Development.
Act as a thought leader in the development, implementation, and assessment of Alumni Engagement and Development's strategic plan and goals.
Build strong working relationships with key internal and external constituencies through open and transparent communication with a variety of stakeholders. Promote interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration with schools and units across the University.
Ensure high quality of work to be measured against established goals. Responsible for meeting key performance indicators established by Vice President and in conjunction with University President.
Design and execute broad initiatives across Duke University and across Duke alumni groups with the ultimate goal of providing increased support for Duke University, its faculty, students, and alumni.
Provide leadership to functional team leads to coordinate teams of highly skilled employees who are responsible for articulating these priorities to Duke's alumni, parents, and prospect and donor base. Provide guidance and strategic support for the development of appropriate staffing and budget plans across the designated areas to support successful outcomes.
Cabinet Responsibilities - Serve as a member of the Alumni Engagement and Development Cabinet. Set the strategic direction of the organization and to share responsibilities for goals and outcomes. Ensure the organization is diverse, equitable, and inclusive and model a more inclusive and collaborative culture. Address barriers that impede success and progress. Lead the campaign through translation of the University's vision to priorities, advocacy, and bridge-building among all of our constituents???alumni, students, parents, friends, and organizations as well as deans, colleagues, faculty, and staff. Utilize data to make informed, strategic decisions and investments. Advocate for and decide on resources that support the organization's strategic direction. Engage the staff to lead and achieve the goals in each area of responsibility. Communicate and connect across the organization and the university-wide alumni and development community.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires a bachelor's degree. Graduate degree preferred.
A minimum of ten or more years of progressively responsible experience in executive leadership of advancement work and/or alumni relations.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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