The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting for a Coordinator, Educational Programs reporting to the Director, Educational Programs.
CASE is a global not-for-profit and membership association whose vision is to advance education to transform lives and society. Its mission is to inspire, challenge and equip communities of professionals to act effectively and with integrity to champion the success of their institutions. Advancing education in over 3,600 member institutions, CASE has 85,000 members in 82 countries.
Broad and growing communities of professional practice gather under the global CASE umbrella. Currently these include advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising, government relations, institutional leadership and marketing. Individual members are at all stages of their career and may be working in universities, schools, colleges, cultural organizations or other not-for-profits. CASE membership also includes many corporate partners. CASE uses the intellectual capital and professional talents of an army of volunteers to advance its work.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, CASE works across all continents from its regional offices in London, Singapore and Mexico City. CASE works to achieve a seamless experience for all its stakeholders: particularly its members, volunteers and staff. Working together across time zones and borders, CASE staff in all offices seek to make the ambitious OneCASE aspiration a reality.
To support the Educational Programs team in conference logistics, systems administration, attendee communication and volunteer stewardship.
The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Create and maintain conference data systems, to include product creation in Association Management System (Personify).
Update speaker and attendee records and reports as needed
Assist Specialist, Educational Programs with populating community libraries.
Regularly review website and other marketing channels for accuracy and assist Managers, Educational Programs with edits, updates and corrections where necessary.
Conduct initial review and submission of promotional material.
Assist in monitoring and implementing conference volunteer recognition and award programs.
Assist with local conferences onsite and provide conference assistance in the office as needed.
Create draft banquet orders, confirm initial contact and request menu and pick-up information from conference hotels.
Assist with preparation for onsite program materials (physical and virtual).
Fiscal Management/Budget Responsibilities/Judicious Use of Resources
Exercise fiscal responsibility in the use of all CASE resources.
Exhibit appropriate leadership toward and work cooperatively and supportively with all volunteer groups for which this position is responsible.
Maintain a high level of professionalism and customer support when interacting with conference attendees and CASE volunteers.
Participate in weekly meetings with the Educational Programs team.
Collaborate with colleagues managing CASE conferences, workshops and institutes in other parts of the world to ensure the best sharing of ideas, expertise and knowledge.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Two (2) to three (3) years’ work experience in project coordination within a customer-service environment required.
A demonstrated interest in advancing education in the not-for-profit sector.
A strong commitment to contributing to an organizational culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.
An understanding of and interest in engaging with a broad range of cultures and countries.
Must exhibit superior customer service skills and the ability to interact effectively with a variety of constituents, both internal and external.
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, that allow engagement with levels of all stakeholders within an organization.
Must have technical proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and database programs. Personify experience a plus.
Experience making webpage updates and content implementation preferred.
Good interpersonal skills proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with teams to accomplish goals and meet deadlines.
A pro-active and can-do attitude, even when working under pressure and with all levels of staff.
Qualified applicants should CLICK HERE to apply. Applications MUST include a résumé and cover letter with salary requirements and/or salary history. Applications without the required skills and experience or salary requirements may not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Preference may be given to applications received before April 22, 2019.
Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. This document represents a description of intended job content and should not be construed in any way to be a contract of employment.
About Council for Advancement and Support of Education
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. CASE helps its members build stronger relationships with their alumni and donors, raise funds for campus projects, produce recruitment materials, market their institutions to prospective students, diversify the profession, and foster public support of education. Key facts about CASE:
Founded in 1974 as the result of a merger between the American Alumni Council and the American College Public Relations Association
Maintains headquarters in Washington, D.C., with offices in London (CASE Europe, 1994), Singapore (CASE Asia-Pacific, 2007) and Mexico City (CASE Latina America, 2011)
Is one of the world's largest nonprofit educational associations in terms of institutional membership
Includes more than 3,670 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in more than 82 countries around the globe
Serves nearly 81,000 advancement professio...nals on the staffs of member institutions
Led by volunteers with more than 4,850 advancement professionals serving as board members, speakers, authors, conferences planners and more