Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The Senior Associate Director of Women’s Affinity Engagement oversees the Women’s Society of Washington University, the Woman’s Club of Washington University, and other assigned programs. The Senior Associate Director will work closely with the volunteer leadership and membership of each group, helping facilitate volunteer-driven efforts to provide educational and networking opportunities to the St. Louis community, leveraging the strength of the university’s robust network of friends, alumni, and students. This position will serve as advisor to volunteer leadership as they plan, manage, and execute events and programs. This position also will serve as the liaison between the groups and University Advancement (UA) partners and fundraisers as they focus their time and efforts on fostering relationships with club members who also are in their fundraising portfolios. The Senior Associate Director of Women’s Affinity Engagement also has management responsibility for two coordinators.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Build relationships with and provide consultation to high-level volunteers to plan, manage, and executive events; also serve on committees and interact with university faculty.
Serve as the liaison between the groups and other Advancement areas, such as school and unit fundraisers, technology support, and events management.
Build and cultivate productive relationships with a wide range of colleagues and departments across the university including Campus Life, University College, Business Operations, etc.
Oversee the daily responsibilities of two coordinators.
Track and create quarterly and annual financial reports, manage budgets and provide monthly budget reports, oversee membership dues tracking and reporting.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Capital Projects.
Five years of experience with volunteer programs, event planning, alumni relations, higher education, public relations, marketing, or a related field.
Budget management and financial reporting experience.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a broad constituency of alumni and friends.
Superior written and oral communication skills.
Ability to creatively navigate a complex organizational environment.
Ability to listen and learn.
Ability to remain focused on multiple priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues and volunteers.
Ability to manage staff.
Possess a strong work ethic, determination, and be detail-oriented.
Ability to use technology to manage membership data and budgets.
Event planning experience.
The hiring range for this position is $60,801 - $75,000 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of University Advancement. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.