Founded in 1896, the Gould School of Law has a distinguished
past built on the principles of equity and excellence, and the
courage to break new ground. USC first introduced legal education
in Southern California. Today, the law school continues to make
history through its philosophy of innovation and through its
people. USC Gould cultivates analytical ability, ethical values,
and a spirit of collegiality that prepare students for meaningful
careers benefiting society. It was one of the first law schools to
engage students in clinical programs and remains a leader in
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In support of the vision of the Dean and Associate Dean for the
Gould School of Law, the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and
Communications assists the Director of Alumni Relations with the
design, implementation and management of outreach and
communications programs to maximize alumni engagement with the
Gould School of Law. The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations is
a key member of USC Gould School of Law Development and Alumni
Relations team and plays a vital role in the school's ability to
achieve its alumni outreach and engagement goals. Reports to the
Director of Alumni Relations.
Job Accountabilities and Organization Support:
Assist the Director of Alumni Relations with all alumni events,
programming, and communications.
Manage logistics for signature events, including Gould School of
Law Alumni Reunion, Graduating Student Reception, and Golden
Assist in the coordination of the annual Gould School of Law
Mentor Lunch with Career Services.
Coordinate Alumni Relations calendar of programs and regional
events with other USC and USC Gould Alumni and Development
Manage USC Gould alumni web site updates with Office of
Compose online class notes.
Serve as member of management team for the new USC Gould Gateway
online networking platform and the Salesforce Marketing Cloud
Produce monthly Gould alumni and Board of Councilors'
Manage Alumni Association regional group's expenses and vendor
payments with USC Gould Budget Office.
Manage Gould Alumni Relations and Gould Alumni Association's
social media outlets.
Serve as main point of contact for alumni constituent requests
and updates, managing multiple email accounts.
Oversee Gould Trojan Family Magazine submissions to USC
University Communications per communicated schedule.
Produce online marketing and manage registrations and follow up
communications for alumni events.
Maintain a high-degree of proficiency with Salesforce (Central
University development database) in order to identify, select,
segment and update constituents in support of alumni relations
Acts as a trusted and experienced resource to development
colleagues on alumni relations matters.
- Represent Office of Alumni Relations at events, as
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Proven ability to engage constituents through newsletters,
social media, events, etc.
Experience with customer relationship management databases,
Experience in managing successful alumni relations programs and
requisite materials, preferably in higher education.
Proficiency with Excel and Word.
Superior written, interpersonal, and verbal skills.
Experience working with and motivating volunteers.
High level of sensitivity to customer relations.
Ability to act decisively and to maintain flexibility.
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently with
Ability to work cooperatively to achieve common goals while
continuously upgrading standards to maintain quality in all areas
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
- A sense of humor and belief in the value of collaborative
Preferred Experience: Familiarity with CRMs and social media
Preferred Field(s) of Expertise: External relations;
Equity, diversity, inclusion, opportunity and access are of
central importance to the Gould School of Law (Gould). Gould holds
a unique position in society, and within the university, as every
aspect of these principles are influenced by and can be protected
through legal rules and institutions. At Gould, we are proudly
committed to maintaining a community in which each person respects
the rights of others to live, work, and learn in peace and dignity,
to be proud of who and what they are, and to have equal opportunity
to realize their full potential as individuals and members of
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree; Combined
experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise: Volunteer or support group
administrative or management experience.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status,
disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC
policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants
with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring
ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access
or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by
phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries
will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
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