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Director, Alumni Finance and Business Operations PAA

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/11/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/11/2018
Working Title Director, Alumni Finance and Business Operations PAA
Job Classification Administrator III
Department Name 01152-IA-Alumni Relations
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0008310
Hiring Range TBD Based on Qualifications
Position Description

The Office of Institutional Advancement (IA) works to meaningfully engage our expansive network of alumni and supporters, with the University of today. Seeking to involve our partners in the vibrant life of the University of Pittsburgh, it is the mission of IA to inspire our alumni, stakeholders, and friends, to help us shape the university’s future.

The Office of Institutional Advancement is currently seeking a Director, Alumni Finance and Business Operations. The incumbent will report directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations/Executive Director (AVC/ED) and work closely with both the AVC/ED and the Assistant Executive Director of External Relations in this leadership position.

Responsibilities for this position include leading, directing, and overseeing the management of the organization to fulfill major University and association priorities. The scope of the position extends to finance, personnel, and business operations of the organization. In addition, the incumbent would oversee special projects as directed by the AVC/ED.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelors degree required and a minimum five years in an administrative position. Knowledge of PC software and advanced Excel and Microsoft Word knowledge required.
Background in financial management preferred. Must have excellent writing and verbal communication skills and strong organizing and prioritizing skills.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Employee is required to attend meetings, work events, and travel. This requires time outside the normal work hours.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents