Director Of Alumni Engagement

Dartmouth College Hanover , NH 03755

Posted 2 months ago

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date 05/18/2022 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes Position Number 1011487 Position Title Director of Alumni Engagement Department this Position Reports to Volunteer Engagement Hiring Range Minimum $91,300 Hiring Range Maximum $114,100 SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position FLSA Status Exempt Employment Category Regular Full Time Scheduled Months per Year 12 Scheduled Hours per Week 40 Schedule

Hybrid work schedule available.

  • Successful candidate needs to be within commuting distance to Dartmouth campus.

Location of Position

Blunt Alumni Center

Hanover, NH

  • Hybrid work model available.

Remote Work Eligibility? Hybrid Is this a term position? No If yes, length of term in months. NA Is this a grant funded position? No Position Purpose

In support of Dartmouth's Alumni Relations mission, the Director of Alumni Engagement provides program leadership to engage volunteers and build connection between alumni and Dartmouth. Provides strategic oversight, vision, and leadership for alumni through volunteer engagement and in partnership with more than 200 recognized and active alumni organizations (including classes, clubs, and groups). Works with volunteer leadership boards, ad hoc committees, and taskforces. Manages a team focused on alumni organizations, operations, and support that includes regional engagement and engagement of key audiences, including alumnae, BIPOC alumni, international alumni, and young alumni. Partners strategically with colleagues across Advancement and Dartmouth to support the multifaceted goals of alumni engagement.

Description Required Qualifications

  • Education and Yrs Exp Bachelor's degree Required Qualifications

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • 7+ years of advancement experience in a complex college or university development operation or the equivalent

  • Staff and volunteer management experience, ability to lead through change, motivate and inspire staff and volunteers

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to influence diverse constituencies

  • Demonstrated initiative, creative energy, and ability to manage complex projects or events

  • Analytical and strategic thinking capabilities with strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to articulate the purposes and programs of Dartmouth to individuals and groups.

  • Maturity, intelligence, and professionalism that earn the respect of colleagues

  • Collaborator who works well as part of a team

  • Experience employing technology and data analytics to optimize volunteer engagement

  • Flexible, adaptable, and comfortable working in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to travel, work nights and weekends

Note: Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.

Preferred Qualifications Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Lesa Knapp, Director of Advancement Business Operations Talent Acquisition Consultant Ray Garcia Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/63184

Key Accountabilities

Description

Develops strategy, direction, and oversight for Dartmouth volunteer organizations and operations, including regular and ad hoc management of assistant directors, alumni volunteers, and student interns.

Percentage Of Time 35 Description

Develops and executes plans for maintaining and strengthening alumni engagement through recognized alumni organizations (including classes, clubs, and groups) setting strategies around governance, communications, and events. Works to set Alumni Council strategy and liaises with ad hoc committees as needed. Works in various aspects of alumni relations developing relationships that affect the perception of Dartmouth held by alumni. Communicates with alumni, volunteers, senior administration, faculty, and trustees to execute engagement strategies. Manages associated budgets and resources

Percentage Of Time 30 Description

Working closely with the Senior Director, develops new engagement opportunities and organizations to meet the changing needs and expectations of alumni. Serves as a strategic lead on focused projects including creating new initiatives or improving existing ones that, through broad outreach and selective targeting, offer alumni access to a wide range of resources at Dartmouth in ways that enrich their intellectual, professional, and personal lives. Introduces creative, strategic, and tactical thinking to strategic outreach planning efforts to enhance Dartmouth's reputation and showcase the intellectual strengths of the College and help to advance its reputation and prestige in the marketplace.

Percentage Of Time 25 Description

Develops strong and effective relationships and partnerships with colleagues across campus. Fosters strong relationships with alumni by engaging them in the life of the institution and with one another. Provides updates on the institution's mission and vision through informal networking. Participates in creating a strong and enduring culture of volunteerism at Dartmouth and takes full advantage of Dartmouth's extraordinary community of graduates and all that they have to offer. Considers approaches to reach out to under-represented constituents, including international constituents, people of color, women, widows, parents, and other audiences

Percentage Of Time 10

  • -- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as required.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Talent Acquisition Consultant

  • AbilityJOBS

  • American Library Association

  • CareerBuilder

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • Dartmouth College Employment Website

  • Glassdoor

  • Internal Employee Referral

  • HERC

  • Higher Ed Jobs

  • Indeed

  • Inside Higher Ed Jobs

  • LinkedIn

  • National Black MBA Association

  • Recruit Military

  • Prospanica

  • Valley News

  • Other (Please specify below)

  • If you answered "Other" to the above question, please specify here

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Additional Document #1
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Director Of Alumni Engagement

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