Generational Programs Coordinator

Brown University

Job Description:

The Generational Programs Coordinator is responsible for supporting the efforts of the Alumni Relations team’s comprehensive engagement strategy, specifically with regard to class and generational affinity and engagement.  This position facilitates class and generational events, elections, and class and generational communications, and coordinates with the Alumni Relations Finance and Operations team on the complex Class Dues process.  The Program Manager also recruits and manages committees of volunteer leaders for assigned class and generational cohorts, and designs/delivers class and generational programming for several decades of classes. In addition, the Program Manager works with the Assistant Director, Class Programs to ensure the board of the Association of  Class Leaders (ACL) is supported and stewarded appropriately.

Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a related field (alumni relations, volunteer management, development, higher education, nonprofit, fundraising, event planning, etc.).

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working with volunteers/external constituency groups. Ability to work collaboratively with volunteer groups and leaders.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google suite of tools, experience with web and email technology, experience using databases, ability to learn new technology quickly.
  • Competency in the full Google suite of products, along with ability to find, use and master new technology.
  • Must have working knowledge of Eventbrite, Zoom, and other virtual event platforms.
  • Excellent customer relations skills and a high level of tact and discretion is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with finesse interacting with faculty, senior administration and high-profile alumni.  And a strong relationship builder who is diplomatic.
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends, as well as travel as needed. Often work is required during Memorial Day Weekend for reunion and commencement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a higher education/non-profit setting highly desired.
  • Event planning experience is also desired.

Job Competencies

  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB), including experience/ability to identify and emphasize diverse perspectives in programming, communications, and strategy.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team atmosphere.
  • Must be a creative self-starter with the ability to think strategically, possess superior people skills, and be able to juggle many highly sensitive issues and tasks at once.
  • Ability to apply tact and maintain confidentiality. Customer-focused, customer service orientation.

​Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:
Generational Programs Coordinator

Alumni Relations

Grade 9

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Full time

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Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
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.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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