Assistant Vice President for Alumni Engagement

University at Buffalo SUNY

Buffalo, New York

University at Buffalo is a premier, research-intensive public university and is the largest, most comprehensive institution in the 64-campus State University of New York system. It is dedicated to academic excellence through its research, creative activity and people and is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming. With nearly 30,000 students and over 240,000 alumni, University at Buffalo offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and over 200 Master’s programs. It is an established leader, consistently recognized by top university guides and publications for its excellent value and high-quality academics.

The Opportunity

The Assistant Vice President for Alumni Engagement provides creative leadership and overall managerial direction to the Office of Alumni Engagement and the UB Alumni Association for the purposes of informing and involving the nearly 240,000 alumni in the life of the university. The position’s primary role will be to build relationships that result in volunteer service and philanthropic support for the campus. S/He will play a pivotal role in accelerating growth in alumni engagement and will collaborate with deans, vice presidents and other leaders to plan and coordinate outreach and engagement opportunities. The incumbent will develop and monitor a strategic volunteer relations plan and oversee an effective communications strategy.