Assistant/Associate Director of Alumni Relations – Campus Programs Office of Alumni Relations

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Aug 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, PA, is seeking an Assistant/Associate Director of Alumni Relations.  Gettysburg is a residential, undergraduate, liberal arts college with enrollment of 2,600 students and 28,000 alumni.  The College is entering the final year of a seven-year, comprehensive $150 million Campaign, with more than $136 million raised thus far. Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to participating in building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community.

The Assistant/Associate Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for designing, organizing, managing and directing the College’s annual Reunion Weekend program, along with similar responsibilities for affinity reunions on campus throughout the year. Additionally, this position will collaborate with the College’s Garthwait Leadership Center to direct the Young Alumni Leadership Program, both on campus and – when applicable – regionally. Other duties include serving as the point person from the alumni office with several Reunion Committees, working with the Campus Programs committee of the Alumni Board of Directors, assisting with division-wide initiatives, as well as serving as a touch-point for alumni in a portfolio of prospects. This position requires some evening and weekend work, along with a small amount of travel, and works closely with three other administrators in the Alumni Relations office.   

Bachelor’s degree required, with an appreciation for/knowledge of a selective liberal arts college environment desirable. Must have at least 2-4 years of event planning and/or volunteer management experience; a combination of the two is a plus. The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of a variety of computer programs – including the ability to maintain web pages – as well as alumni relations and volunteer management.  The following demonstrated abilities are desired: to work independently and as a member of a team, to manage many projects simultaneously, to provide expeditious and reliable service, to interact effectively with a variety of individuals, to motivate a diversity of “ages and stages” of volunteers, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to manage situations diplomatically, to handle information confidentially, and to work flexible hours.

Please visit our website to submit application materials through our on-line system  Application materials must be received by September 1, 2017. 

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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