The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting for a Manager, Recognition Programs reporting to Senior Director, Volunteer Engagement.
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 3,700 member institutions, CASE has 88,000 individual members in 82 countries.
Broad and growing communities of professional practice gather under the global CASE umbrella. Currently these include alumni relations, development services, digital, communications, fundraising, government relations, marketing and web. 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.
This position manages CASE award programs to maintain an excellent experience for and ensure maximum participation by CASE members and volunteers. The incumbent collaborates with internal and external partners throughout the organization to ensure interested stakeholders take full advantage of the CASE award programs as a member benefit and as a key function of strategic thought leadership goals and objectives.
The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Perform other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and at least five years project or program management experience required, or equivalent combination education and/or experience. Experience managing and implementing broad-based volunteer-driven programs desired. Some travel required.
Skills and Abilities: Applicant needs strong organizational and project management skills, excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, knowledge of and experience working with association management systems (AMS) and/or content management systems. Experience with Personify a plus. Must have ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well with staff teams and volunteers at all levels. Must have strong editing skills and detail-orientation, extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, specially Excel and Access, and a desire to learn and have comfort with new technologies.