1. Manages and leads research on various federal rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures to resolve problems and determine the best course of action for the functional area. 2. Recommends course of action to higher authority for the handling and disposition of problems related to the functional area. 3. Counsel's faculty, students and staff on issues related to administrative operations of the University function and areas of concern for the function. 4. Manages statistical and analytical information regarding office activities and areas of operational and administrative concern for the function. 5. Leads in long-range planning for the office activities of a specific functional area. 6. Interprets and administers various University and federal policies and regulations. 7. Disseminates accurate and up-to-date information regarding areas of concern. 8. Formulates and establishes policies regarding area's function. 9. Manages a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong written communication skills with the ability to communication complex ideas and concepts, clearly, concretely, and effectively for various audiences. Writing sample required at interview. Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to be detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced and goal-oriented environment. Ability to handle crises as well as a wide range of short- and long-term management issues. Strong creative skills and ability to market programs to alumni.
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong computer and analytical skills, including ability to work with advanced MS Office, complex databases, and spreadsheets. Customer service excellence and excellent skills in working with a variety of alumni groups and volunteers. Ability to represent the School well in working collegially with peers and colleagues within and outside the University.
Required Skill/ability 4: Superior interpersonal skills. A team player that works well with other members of the staff. A leader with a positive and can-do attitude that supports the mission of the school. Proven experience with graphic editing software, e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign, or equivalent.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven commitment to diversity and inclusion, equity, and excellence. Willing to travel on an as needed basis to regional events.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree. Related work experience in alumni relations, non-profit volunteer management, and/or communications, or publishing industry experience. Event management.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Assistant Director 1
University Job Title: Assistant Dir, Alumni Communications & Marketing
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree. Related work experience in alumni relations, non-profit volunteer management, and/or communications, or publishing industry experience. Event management.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.