University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the University of Oregon to create awareness, build long-term relationships, and secure resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include Advancement/UO Alumni Association, Development, Stewardship and Public Events, Advancement Operations, Federal Affairs, and State and Community Affairs.
The University of Oregon Alumni Association (UOAA) makes the UO stronger by fostering lifelong relationships, helping Ducks become champions, cheerleaders, ambassadors, and advocates, for the University. Launched in 1879 with five alumni, the UOAA is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected to the university and offering a wide array of opportunities for service. With a membership of more than 27,000, the alumni association serves as an important connection to the university for the more than 220,000 alumni around the world. Our vision is to be among the very best alumni relations programs in the country, enriching the lives of Ducks and the UO.
We are committed to fostering equity and inclusion in a welcoming, safe, and respectful environment that recognizes the value of all members of our community.
The Associate Director works within the community of Ducks, including alumni, parents of students and graduates, and professionals representing diverse industries, to activate the spirit of Ducks helping Ducks for career success. The mission of the Duck Career Network is to engage Ducks eager to offer career advice and support as well as those seeking insight and guidance for greater career fulfillment. Responsibilities include identifying and securing speakers, selecting networking venues and platforms, and promoting these programs to broad as well as targeted audiences. As host and facilitator of in-person and online networking events, the chosen candidate will create comfortable spaces that enable networking and relationship building and will make decisions relating to program development and establishing collaborative partnerships to create engagement opportunities that represent the interests and expertise of our constituents. This work includes travel and occasional evening and weekend work.
Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by November 25, 2018. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.
EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.