Assistant Director Alumni Development resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Work History
05/2016 to Current Assistant Director, Alumni Development Emory Alumni Association | City, STATE,
  • Serve as the primary liaison to Emory alumni chapters in the Central Region, including major markets of Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, and Houston
  • Serve as the primary liaison to Emory alumni chapters in the Northeast Region, including major markets of Baltimore, Boston, and Philadelphia
  • Create and implement early engagement strategy, focused on connecting recent graduates and young alumni to alumni chapters in their local community post-graduation
  • Coordinate the Welcome to the City program to engage all age cohorts in welcoming new alumni to their area through in-person events and communications
  • Produce volunteer training for effective leadership development and enrichment of skills
  • Recruit and maintain formal leadership boards by chapter and ensure leadership pipeline movement
  • Act as the Chair of the Emory Alumni Association Staff Development Committee and serve as a member of the Campus Development Committee of the University Senate
05/2015 to 05/2016 Administrative Assistant, Alumni Programs Emory Alumni Association | City, STATE,
  • Provided administrative support for nine staff members on four teams including clerical work, room reservations, event staffing, financial reporting, and other administrative responsibilities
  • Interacted with volunteer leaders to coordinate event creation, registration, venue deposits, email marketing, reimbursements, and budgeting for International Programs and Alumni Career Services
  • Collaborated with other Emory offices including Global Strategy and Initiatives, Parent Programs, Campus Life, CIPA, and various schools and units
  • Planned international travel for Emory delegations in Asia and Europe
  • Participated in the re-branding and launch of the Emory Entrepreneur Network
  • Coordinated and executed all aspects of the @AlwaysEmory Twitter program, including recruitment of alumni volunteers, email and social media marketing, coding and contact reports, and account monitoring during "tweet days"
  • Assisted Signature Programs and Student to Alumni Programs with iModules event creation, form editing, reporting, and planning including Homecoming and Reunions, 100 Senior Honorary, and Commencement 2016
  • Contributed to the supervision of student workers and assigned tasks and projects when necessary
08/2013 to 04/2015 Alumni Relations and Annual Fund Assistant Yale Divinity School | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated alumni communications and fundraising messaging for the Annual Fund
  • Completed web and archival research on alumnae/alumni around class reunions
  • Assisted with event planning, volunteer coordination, and staffing for annual Convocation and Reunions
  • Managed special projects, including demographic analysis of Yale Divinity School alumnae/alumni and employment metrics
  • Produced visual media design for events including flyers, graphics, and video
  • Supported document and message editing for Annual Fund mailers and emails
  • Collaborated with offices of the Dean, Development, and Communications on special research projects including Yale Divinity School history/architecture and diversity in portraiture on campus




Expected in 2015 Master of Arts | Visual Art and Architecture Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut GPA:
Expected in 2013 Bachelor of Arts | High Honors in Religion and Classical Civilization, minor in Art History Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia GPA:

Expected in 2011 Associate of Arts | Liberal Arts Oxford College of Emory University, Oxford, Georgia GPA:

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School Attended

  • Yale Divinity School
  • Emory College of Arts and Sciences
  • Oxford College of Emory University

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director, Alumni Development
  • Administrative Assistant, Alumni Programs
  • Alumni Relations and Annual Fund Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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