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Distinguishing Characteristics: Advancement Professional Career Progression

Distinguishing Characteristics: CONSTITUENT RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL Career Progression

PROFESSIONAL
PROFESSIONAL SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Coordinate programs and events and develop strategies to integrate programming and development to solicit, enhance, strengthen, and sustain constituent relations in support of a University division
  • Serve as liaison with the UVM Foundation
  • Use judgment in prioritizing individual work and selecting work methods and processes
  • Influence departmental processes and operations
  • Build relationships with government, business, public, private and non-profit organizations and individuals to gather information, foster collaborative relationships, advocate for University interests and inform and influence public policy.
  • Develop and initiate communication strategies to leverage and showcase research, educational and innovation value of University resources
  • Serve as liaison with the UVM Foundation and provide leadership in promoting and  facilitating programs and events to influence, define, and coordinate development goals and business and research partnerships with general to limited guidance 
  • Determine work methods, program direction, budget, and mid- to long-range operational goals
  • Influence departmental and University processes and operations
Expertise
  • Develop and coordinate programs, events and community partnerships
  • Coordinate logistics
  • Use standard software applications
  • Identify potential problems/opportunities for proactive collaboration between external entities and the University
  • Coordinate functions for a major, high-impact area and involve influential external constituents in  key events
  • Use standard software applications
Interaction
  • Advise/guide and exchange information with internal and external constituents
  • Use comprehensive knowledge of University policies and procedures
  • Accesses and applies judgment in use and disclosure of sensitive/confidential information
  • Serve as liaison; advise/guide, exchange information with, and influence internal and external constituents
  • Represent University or division 
  • Use thorough knowledge of departmental and University policies and procedures
  • Access, interpret, and exercise discretion in use and disclosure of highly sensitive/confidential, complex, or highly charged information
Supervision
  • May provide functional supervision to non-exempt and student employees
Conditions
  • Moderate travel, night, and weekend hours
  • Extensive travel, night, and weekend hours
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and two to four years' related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five to six years' related experience


Last modified July 02 2012 10:04 AM