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Job Title: Director of Alumni Engagement
Job ID: 14822
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Department: Haas School of Business
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is: November 8, 2012

This requisition will remain open until filled.

Departmental Overview

The Haas School of Business develops innovative leaders -- individuals who redefine how we do business.  Berkeley-Haas, second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs.  A team of 300 staff members supports these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management,  Administration, and Development. 

Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually.  Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.

The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership prepares leaders with the practical business skills to found, lead, manage, and govern nonprofit and public organizations.  The center provides business students with the opportunity to augment the core business curriculum with specialized coursework, practical application, and career opportunities in the social impact sector.

The center is currently ranked #3 in national business school specialty programs for nonprofit administration. It has attracted a large professional faculty group, including six current or former partners at top consulting firms.

The center engages Haas alumni through a variety of programing designed to complement their classroom experiences while allowing them to grow professionally and personally. This programing includes auditing existing classes, mentoring current MBAs, attending speaking events and workshops, and receiving counseling and guidance on career paths for experienced professionals.


Plans, schedules, and implements fundraising and alumni relations projects and programs, including specific fundraising programs such as annual fund, alumni relations, research, et cetera.

Identifies, cultivates, solicits and/or stewards donors.

Provides analysis and information of complex results or activities, and makes recommendations to upper management for program changes or development of new programs as required.

Participates in short and long-range strategic planning.

Develops strategies within existing policy guidelines.

Assists in detailed planning of fund development and annual solicitation programs.

Designs, organizes, and implements special events.

Coordinates and oversees the work of support staff and/or other professionals.

Ensures that predetermined fundraising goals are met.

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
•  Thorough working knowledge and understanding of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, techniques, procedures and practices.
•  Thorough working knowledge of the campus, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
•  Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera.
•  Thorough written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, to build and maintain effective working relationship at all organizational levels and with outside constituencies.
•  Thorough analytical and critical thinking skills, including skill in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution.
•  Thorough project management skills.
•  Skills to meet or exceed fundraising goals and objectives.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this one-year contract, 24 hour per week part-time exempt position will range between $34,200 annually up to $50,760 annually plus benefits.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

Other Information

This position requires approximately 25% time traveling locally or domestically.

Criminal Background Check

This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


UC Berkeley has an online applicant website and no longer accepts applications via mail.

We require applicants to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position.

Please submit the cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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