The Associate Director of Alumni Relations is a full-time employee on the Alumni Relations team in the University Advancement division of Arcadia University. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Alumni Engagement and Communications, the Associate Director supports the University's efforts to engage alumni and foster a lifelong connection between alumni and Arcadia University. The Associate Director directs programming for alumni in all life and career stages, including annual Alumni Weekend events, lifelong learning and cultural programs, and the development of new and existing volunteer opportunities.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.
Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.
For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://careers-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.
Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.
Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.
The Associate Director of Alumni Relations coordinates the strategic development, implementation, and execution of new and existing alumni events, programs, and services. He/she coordinates the strategic and logistical management of volunteer programs and services designed to engage and cultivate a national and international network of alumni volunteers. He/she partners with various University departments to develop programs, events, and volunteer activities that promote alumni leadership and advocacy, and support University programming, fundraising, outreach, and student recruitment goals.
Duties and responsibilities include:
The ideal candidate is someone who is looking for an exciting, creative opportunity working for a University that is on the move, and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, manages projects independently, accurately, professionally and efficiently in a busy and challenging environment.
Other requirements and desirable skills include: