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Assistant Dean, Alumni Relations and Fundraising

Assistant Dean, Alumni Relations and Fundraising

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US-NY-New York
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Band 54
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Office of the Dean

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Position Summary

The NYU School of Professional Studies is seeking an individual to provide leadership in establishing and executing a strategic plan that will strengthen the SPS alumni community, locally, nationally and internationally; engage alumni and keep them connected to the School the University and their programs; manage and oversee all activities related to the NYUSPS Alumni Board; establish alumni fundraising goals and develop strategy for meeting those goals. Establish and maintain relationships with alumni leaders and alumni prospects; provide assistance and advise to program associate deans on their alumni engagement plans.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:
Advanced degree

Required Experience:
Minimum of 7 years’ progressively responsible administrative experience in alumni relations and/or development including fundraising. Must have experience in strategic planning and developing client relationships Must also include experience managing staff and budgets.

Preferred Experience:
10 years experience in alumni rleation, development and fundraising.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated community building-skills. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with individuals at all levels. Ability to make decisions under pressure. Strong attention to detail. Ability to cultivate and solicit donations. Knowledge of wordprocessing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Social media experience.

Additional Information

The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world applications, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School of Professional Studies captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such as real estate, finance, marketing, public relations, global affairs, hospitality and tourism, sports management, philanthropy and fundraising, communications/media, writing, the arts, and others.  Full- and part-time students enroll in on-site and online credit programs, including graduate and undergraduate degrees for both adults returning to school and traditional-aged students.  In addition, working professionals and other adult learners pursue career objectives or intellectual discovery in over 2,500 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.


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