Brown University — Alumni Leadership Communities Associate

Job Description:

The Leadership Communities Associate works closely with the Director to support the management of Brown’s various leadership councils, boards, committees, and communities. These communities are managed by the Office of Alumni Relations and help support the overall success of Brown. The Associate will support outreach and engagement; data tracking and management; and information and communication technologies that support the overall success of our leadership communities and the Alumni Leadership function.

The Associate will collaborate with colleagues across the department and the University, including colleagues in Development, the Office of the President, and academic departments. The Associate will also work closely with volunteers and volunteer leaders within our constituency, including members of the President’s Leadership and Advisory Councils; members of the Brown Alumni Association; and officers of our classes, alumni clubs, and affinity groups, along with the various staff leads and liaisons that support each group.

The Associate will play a meaningful role in bringing our Alumni Leadership strategy to fruition, and will provide invaluable insight and counsel on our leadership communities as we grow the lifelong connection our alumni have to Brown and to each other.

Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete multiple projects concurrently
  • Demonstrated ability with computer software programs including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Workplace
  • Working knowledge of the Windows environment, including: electronic mail and calendars, mainframe and internet/html that support Advancement efforts.
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in project coordination and event planning.

Job Competencies

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Comfort in dealing with a wide range of University constituencies.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent professional, management, and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to working in a team environment is essential.
  • Given the nature of the work and the high level of most of the members of the constituency, a high level of integrity, tact and discretion is required to deal with confidential donor/prospect information.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a related field such as development, volunteer management,  alumni programming, event planning and support, etc.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:
Alumni Leadership Communities Associate

Alumni Relations

Grade 8

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
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