The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Program Manager, Regional Community Programs.
The Program Manager, Regional Community Programs is responsible for managing relationships with approximately 40-60 assigned alumni clubs and affinity groups and for managing the program infrastructure for the regional and multicultural programs team. This infrastructure includes the delivery of a) communications, including online resources and program communications; b) fiscal services; c) volunteer training; and d) program evaluation data. An anchor for the Regional and Multicultural Programs team, the Program Manager is focused primarily on facilitating alumni-driven regional engagement and executing University-driven events. Leveraging his/her expertise in event planning, the Program Manager serves as a resource and coach to alumni volunteers as they organize grassroots alumni events in their regions. The Program Manager contributes to diversity and inclusion in alumni engagement by providing direct support for alumni affinity and shared interest group events, as assigned.
Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a minimum of 3-5 years closely related experience. Higher education experience is preferred.
Ability to manage and work collaboratively with volunteer groups and leaders in a non-profit setting
Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills, particularly an ability to deal diplomatically with a variety of often demanding and diverse University constituencies and the general public relations of the University
Track record of collaboration and/or community engagement with highly diverse sets of stakeholders. Knowledge of the issues of diversity and inclusion in workplace and student settings is a plus.
Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Must be able to communicate effectively with a varied University constituency.
Experience with event planning and management.
A commitment to flawless customer service.
Ability to work independently, set priorities, organize workload, and manage competing demands. Demonstrated success with event planning required.
Ability to administer simple surveys, conduct analysis and report results
Ability to travel, and work occasional nights and weekends as needed.
Alumni relations experience highly desirable. Previous alumni volunteer experience and familiarity with the Brown community also preferred.
All offers of employment are contingent upon abackgroundcheck and education check satisfactory to Brown.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their applications.
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Program Manager, Regional Community Programs
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ143051
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