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Senior Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations, Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine

University of Utah Health
Utah, United States
$110,000.00 - $145,000.00
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the University of Utah and University of Utah Health in the search for a Senior Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations, Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Advancement, Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, the Senior Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations will create and execute the strategic direction of a comprehensive alumni and constituent engagement program for the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, while developing, coordinating, promoting, maintaining, and evaluating programs, services, and special events sponsored by the School of Medicine Alumni Relations Office. The Senior Director will promote continued involvement and support of School of Medicine alumni, house staff, faculty, and students in partnership with School of Medicine administration and Health Sciences Advancement. The Senior Director will initiate and support innovative, best in class strategic engagement initiatives and assume responsibility for productive and collaborative relationships across the School of Medicine and University of Utah campus system as well as with alumni and invested constituents across the region and nation.

Founded in 1850, the University of Utah is the state's public flagship institution and top-tier research university. It is Utah's oldest institution of higher education, and The Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the University of Utah is Utah's first medical school. The university provides its more than 32,000 students opportunities to grow with over 80 undergraduate majors to choose from, and almost as many minors and certificates. With a motto of Imagine, then Do, the university encourages all learners to be active participants in the educational process and to believe that all things are possible. An institution on the rise, Utah Athletics was invited to join the Big-12 due to both its sporting prowess and the university's strong academic and scientific research achievements. It also boasts the lowest tuition among its Big-12 and Big-10 public peers and the lowest student-to-faculty ratio (18:1) of Utah public institutions. With an endowment of approximately $1.32 billion, there is a strong network of alumni and friends that care deeply about the institution and its continued success.

The University of Utah is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the 137 research universities with the "highest research activity" in the nation. The University of Utah is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, which for more than 100 years has recognized the most outstanding academic institutions in the nation. U.S. News and World Report ranks dozens of the university's programs—from computer science to psychology to physics to dance—in the top 100 in the nation. It has also been ranked first for best online college for bachelor's degree programs, best online college for master's degree programs, and best online for doctoral degree programs by

As an institution with a strong business school, The Princeton Review has named the university among the top 25 for online M.B.A. programs and entrepreneurship. The University of Utah is also a great place to work, having been ranked third amongst America's best employers for women by Forbes.

With an annual budget of $4.8 billion, University of Utah Health is a highly advanced university health system. The faculty practice and students learn among five hospitals and 12 community clinics; a 1,800-member University of Utah Medical Group; a highly-ranked research enterprise encompassing six schools and colleges, including the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Colleges of Health, Nursing, and Pharmacy and the Eccles Health Sciences Library; a 245,000+ member health plan; one of the nation's largest reference laboratories, ARUP Laboratories; and numerous institutes and centers reflecting interdisciplinary, professional expertise in over 200 specialties. The foundational collaborative legacy of University of Utah Health is driving its trajectory forward as a highly innovative and integrated health care delivery, research, education, and service organization that is serving as a model for the nation.

University of Utah celebrates the rich diversity of its staff, students, trainees, and faculty, by striving to make its campus a welcoming, inclusive, and anti-racist environment. The ways in which communication takes place should always seek to honor the humanity of each person who crosses paths with the institution, where no one perspective is more worthy than another. It highly encourages applications from historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons who have served in the military, and others who would bring additional dimensions of education and experience to the team.

University of Utah Health will consider candidates with a broad range of backgrounds. A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least eight years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience, human relations, and effective communication skills is preferred. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of the University of Utah Health as well as the responsibilities and qualifications presented in the prospectus.

The salary range for this position is $110,000 to $145,000 annually.

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