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Director of Alumni Relations

Oregon Institute of Technology
Wilsonville, Oregon
65,000 - 80,000

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Four-Year Institution

The Development Department within the Division of University Advancement, based on the Portland-Metro campus, of Oregon Tech, based in Wilsonville, OR, invites applications for Director of Alumni Relations.

Position Summary:

The Director of Alumni Relations provides leadership for the alumni relations program that complements and supports the mission of Oregon Tech, the Oregon Tech Foundation, and the Oregon Tech Alumni Association. The Director is responsible for the overall administration of the Alumni Relations Office. They assist the association’s board members in strengthening the university’s ties with alumni, increase engagement and philanthropic efforts with students, as well as with alumni and parents.


Departmental Information:

The mission of the Oregon Tech Foundation is to further the educational, cultural, charitable, and service functions of Oregon Institute of Technology, or any successor or affiliated institution; to acquire financial support for these activities through gifts, grants, bequests, development campaigns or other types of transactions designed to create funds for the benefit of the university; to promote the public relations aspect of the university in order to improve the understanding of its programs among students, alumni, potential employers of graduates, friends of Oregon Institute of Technology and other individuals, groups, organizations or publics.

For more information regarding the Development Department within the Division of University Advancement, please visit:


Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years experience working in alumni relations
  • Understanding of non-profit organization management
  • Knowledge of the basic principles and foundations of marketing theory and practice
  • Extensive and successful experience working with volunteers including recruiting, training, and implementing strategies for volunteers so that they will be successful
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills Experience leading and managing a team of volunteer Professionals Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to create, plan and implement alumni events and to university advancement events when prudent
  • Ability to relate to and have an appreciation of diverse constituents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years alumni relations or development experience with increasing levels of responsibility OR 3-5 years experience in marketing, public relations communications or a related field with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Ability to serve as a lead generator for University Advancement Gifts


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Initial review of applications will begin on March 18, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit:

Then, upload the following elements to your application:

Required Documents

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

1. Transcripts (Unofficial)

2. Professional References List

3. Other Document

4. License/Certification


AA/EEO Statement:

Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.


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Oregon Tech proudly offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees; to learn more about the comprehensive offering of benefits visit:

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