• Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Services - Emory University School of Law

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Ofc of Dev & Alumni Relations
    DAR: Development Academics
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Development & Fundraising
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinates operational support for a development and alumni relations program in a school or unit. Develops plans and objectives to ensure success of the program while working with departments within the school or unit as well as central service units to build mutually beneficial relationships, improve communication and collaborative teamwork, and increase campus understanding of development and alumni relations processes. Writes/creates briefings, reports, letters, and other materials for the team. Manages multiple projects supporting the strategic goals of the school/unit. Provides guidance with collecting and routing data for updates in CRM system, and ensuring gifts and records are processed appropriately. May provide administrative and event support. May administer budgets. Performs other related duties as required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelors and two years of experience in an office setting, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Additional Details

    A cover letter is required.


    Specific duties include:

    • Provide superior customer relations and support that promotes and develops the relationship between Emory University School of Law and its alumni, faculty, donors, parents and students
    • Provide operational support for annual giving campaigns such as Emory@Work, EPIC, BLSA and All in a Day
    • Support for the Major Gifts team including researching and scheduling donor visits, post-visit follow up/stewardship, and entering contact report information following appointments and updating donor proposals
    • Organize donor stewardship activities and events including the annual endowment reporting project, Thank a Donor Day and personalized donor recognition opportunities
    • Provide donor profiles/briefings for the Dean’s regular Principal Gifts and Major Donors meetings, 1:1 donor meetings and for VIP events
    • Manage travel arrangements for staff in the Law Development and Alumni Relations team, including flight, hotel and auto rental reservations
    • Proficiency in the use of various university software systems including event registration tool (iModules), the division’s constituent relationship management system (Advance Web Access, AWA), mapping and dashboard database tool (Advizor), space reservation system (25Live), alumni employment database (LiveAlumni), financial system (Compass), procurement system (Emory Express), extensive use of Microsoft Office suite of tools
    • Project management, oversight and coordination of special projects
    • Schedule inter-office on campus meetings with colleagues from other fundraising units
    • Other responsibilities as assigned


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Capability to understand the Development/Fundraising and Alumni Relations culture, including experience in that environment, with nonprofits, and/or with Boards or in Executive Suites
    • Expertise with the use of Microsoft Office products and other office equipment
    • Strong skills with databases, particularly constituent relationship management systems
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills when dealing with internal and external stakeholders
    • Event planning experience
    • Ability to manage multiple calendars
    • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours to staff occasional local and out of town events


    USD $44,200.00/Yr.


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