Senior Director, Alumni Relations
Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Stanford School of Medicine
As the Senior Director of Alumni Relations, you will set the overall Alumni Relations vision, drive strategic planning, and build meaningful long-term relationships with alumni. As a key member of the External Relations leadership team, you will work closely with colleagues in communications, development (fundraising), information systems, special events and programs; faculty; and key partners across Stanford University, particularly in the Stanford Alumni Association and other Stanford graduate schools.
Your primary responsibilities include:
Lead Operations of the Alumni Relations Office
Provide vision and oversight (including engagement metrics) for organization
Work closely with managers on specific activities and programs
Apply creativity to improve communication, delivery, and marketing of programs and activities
In conjunction with Alumni Relations and Development leadership, craft and lead approaches to increase diversity of Stanford GSB and university alumni leadership roles.
Attract, Develop, Motivate, and Retain Staff
Shape a culture that attracts, engages, and retains high-performing colleagues
Create opportunities for development and growth to maximize employees' potential
Engage Stanford Business School Alumni Association Board
Identify, cultivate, and support board members; foster and maintain productive relationships between board members and the school
Oversee all board-related activity, including meetings and the work of related committees, task forces, or working groups
Maintain communication with members to meaningful involvement with the school
Represent the GSB and University
Establish and build relationships with alumni locally, nationally, and globally
Represent the alumni association at internal and external events and programs
Collaborate with GSB and Campus Partners
Partner with departments across Stanford GSB and the University to engage and serve alumni
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Track record of attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining professional staff
Success in managing and organizing others, including volunteers.
In addition, our preferred requirements include:
Familiarity with Stanford University, Stanford GSB, and/or alumni relations