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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Director of Alumni Engagement - Emory Law School in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB SUMMARY: The Division of Advancement and Alumni Engagement utilizes resources, technology, and business for the purpose of constituent engagement, donor research and solicitation, and stewardship throughout Emory University and Health Systems. Our mission is to inspire and steward meaningful, lasting relationships that elevate engagement and giving to fulfill Emory’s mission to serve humanity.

Emory University School of Law’s history includes proud moments of change and progress. From Eléonore Raoul, Emory University’s first admitted woman, to Ben F. Johnson Jr.’s landmark integration case before the Georgia Supreme Court, we are focused on the future using our mission as a driving force, and our strategic plan as the vehicle to solve global problems. We are educating the next generation of leaders and innovators; and impacting our community, while producing graduates with a social conscience. This position will report to the Managing Senior Director of Alumni Engagement.


  • Creates, maintains, and enhances the relationship between alumni and the university and among alumni themselves.

  • Creates/manages strategy for recruiting, cultivating, and engaging alumni through class reunions, events, and programs for a specific school or unit.

  • Plans and develops communication methods directed at alumni on an on-going basis.

  • Recruits, cultivates and provides direction to volunteer leadership.

  • Represents designated program/school within the division.

  • Fosters relationships with other campus offices, schools/divisions.

  • Monitors program budget.

  • May manage event budgets.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS: In addition to the duties outlined above, the Associate Director may be required to:

  • Cultivate and manage relationships with board, chapter and affinity alumni organizations under supervision.

  • Represent the department or serve as primary contact working with other departments across the division/University.

  • Maintain information on selected alumni and prospects including contact reports in CRM system.

  • Meet division metrics for visit preparation, qualification, contact reports, visits, referrals, and accurate coding using the CRM system.

  • Track and evaluate program metrics and produce reports on program and event participants to provide an analysis of populations served and inform on goals for respective volunteer programs.

  • Manage technology/information and master database software and applications with the ability to assess data used to determine the use of resources.

  • Research potential prospects for volunteer and engagement opportunities.

  • Develop and conduct individual and training programs, orientations, and written materials for alumni programs.

  • Develop, lead, and train colleagues and volunteers to execute digital engagement campaigns/programs in support of increased connectivity and presence across digital alumni communities.

  • Maintain knowledge/expertise of best practices and current trends for alumni engagement.

  • Some night and weekend work is required.

  • Some travel may be necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree and three years of alumni engagement, event planning, public relations or other related experience OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training.


  • Successful candidates will possess strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate a complex work environment.

  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer service, the ability to work collaboratively, and comfort working with ambiguity.

  • Ability to build relationships across the university and/or healthcare system.

  • Experience with managing volunteers and events.

  • Experience working with various technologies including advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, mass email applications, database and project management software, and CRM systems.

  • Prior experience in advancement, fundraising, alumni engagement, non-profit, or a university setting.

  • Flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and deadlines.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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Job Number 119985

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Advancement & Alumni Engagement

Department ADV: Colleges/Schools/Units

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Advancement & Fundraising

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor