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Assistant Director of Alumni & Donor Relations for Career Programs

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Posting Details

Position Information

Date New Hire Needed
Job Title Assistant Director of Alumni & Donor Relations for Career Programs
Department Development and Alumni Relations

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations for Career Programs will lead Grinnell College’s innovative efforts to develop and cultivate alumni volunteer opportunities designed to advance the career, civic, and personal development of Grinnell College students. This position is responsible for planning and executing events and initiatives that are already part of the program, and to develop and facilitate, along with colleagues in Development and Alumni Relations and in the Center for Careers, Life, and Service, new opportunities for alumni and parent volunteers to engage with students. The Assistant Director serves as the liaison between faculty, staff, and students and alumni and parent volunteers in order to achieve programmatic objectives and support related College initiatives. The Assistant Director will serve as an integral team member of both the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) and the Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) in enhancing overall alumni engagement with the College.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred applicants will possess 1-3 years of experience working with volunteer, alumni, or career programs. Strong candidates will have experience in event coordination and/or volunteer recruitment strategies, and will have excellent communication skills. Experience in higher education preferred, but not required. A bachelor’s degree is required, but a master’s degree is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Link to Job Description Assistant Director of Alumni & Donor Relations, Career Programs
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FLSA Category Non-Exempt
Staff/Faculty Staff
Employment Status Full-Time
Employment Category Regular
Posting Date
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position does require a background check prior to employment.

Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number S00409
Diversity Statement

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, or any other protected class.

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