Assistant Vice President - Alumni Affairs
UF Title: Assistant Vice President for Alumni Affairs
Unit: Alumni Affairs
UF Position#: 00029136
UF Req#: 0906307
Posting: Until Filled
Serving as a member of the Alumni Affairs senior leadership team and building on the success of the current program, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Alumni Affairs provides operational leadership to the Alumni Affairs team and the UF Alumni Association (UFAA). The AVP reports to the Sr. Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs (Sr. AVP)/ Executive Director of the UFAA, responsible for guiding a strong Alumni Affairs team, building robust campus partnerships to create opportunities for meaningful alumni involvement and implementing a compelling vision of alumni engagement at multiple levels. The AVP will serve as the Chief Operating Officer for Alumni Affairs and the UFAA, focusing on daily operations of alumni affairs programming, staffing and volunteer management. The incumbent will serve as a strategic engagement liaison for staff and volunteers while driving the successful execution of targeted goals and programs. The AVP will manage the Alumni Affairs team, ensuring alignment with the goals of annual work and business plans and assuming overall responsibility for implementation of strategic initiatives. The incumbent will possess superior critical thinking, organization and communication skills that they will utilize to drive alumni engagement efforts at UF. The AVP will serve as a leader of people and programs with a breadth of knowledge and successful experience in alumni affairs, charged with making data-driven decisions and holding himself/herself, staff and volunteer leadership accountable for a significant return on investment. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience.
A valid driver's license is required. Preferred qualifications: · Proven, documented and consecutive years of experience in alumni Affairs, volunteer management, public higher education and board management. · Ability to recruit, motivate and develop volunteers. · Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. ·Highly motivated and efficient operator. · Highly competent and detail-oriented in executing tasks. · Prior experience working with senior leadership, solutions-focused and helpful. · Ability to be flexible and take an optimistic approach to work. · Collaborative leadership style that is well suited to management in a complex university setting. · Maturity, perspective and credibility necessary to work well with advancement colleagues, senior university administrators and key alumni volunteers; professional manner with all internal and external university constituents.