Director of Alumni Relations, Silver School of Social Work

Posting Number 2024-13244
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/27/2024 3:07 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Hybrid: 60% to 80% Onsite
School Alumni Relation Team
University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
Compensation Grade
Band 54
Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing

Position Summary

University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) is dedicated to soliciting the private funding necessary to support the strategic goals of the University in teaching, learning, and research. The personnel of UDAR work university-wide as well as within individual schools and colleges of the University to discover, motivate, cultivate, solicit, and steward alumni, parents, faculty, and friends for immediate, long-range, and future financial support, through gifts and pledges to the University, for critical operations such as student aid, faculty support, academic and research program development, and facilities and infrastructure. UDAR's endeavors raise funds for immediate University use and also for the University's endowment.


The Director of Alumni Relations designs and implements a comprehensive, strategic, and inclusive engagement plan for the alumni of the NYU Silver School of Social Work, both nationally and internationally. As a key member of the University’s Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) and NYU Silver leadership teams, the Director advances both national and international alumni programs with the following goals: (i) increasing alumni engagement, (ii) advancing the school’s development targets, (iii) developing mentoring, practicum and other supports for current students, and (iv) providing tangible benefits to alumni. Partner with NYU Silver’s Dean, Executive Team, senior administrators, faculty and staff to create, lead, and participate in collaborative activities and events with colleagues in Development, Student Affairs, Enrollment Services, Practicum Education and Community Partnerships, and Communications. Partner with other NYU schools to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the overall goals of NYU Silver and the University at large. Collaborate with both UDAR and NYU Silver leadership, as well as alumni volunteers, to maximize the services sought from and provided to alumni.


UDAR encourages work-life integration for our employees, therefore this position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree

Required Experience:
7+ years of progressively responsible experience including alumni relations, development, admissions, student services, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to strategize, develop, and implement inclusive constituency programs and activities

Proven track record spearheading and marketing alumni services, events, and programs

Experience developing alumni to fundraising prospects is a plus

Must be able to work in a high paced environment with a desire for excellence and growth

Also must be detail oriented, self motivated, a problem solver and a self starter

Strong planning and implementation experience needed

Must be highly persuasive with excellent communications and interpersonal skills

Ability to manage across internal stakeholders is critical

Demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers, and motivating and developing volunteer leadership

Budget oversight and management experience required

Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed

Possess valid driver’s license or ability to obtain same

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $95,000.00 to USD $135,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

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