Job Details
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement
S2200545
Galloway - Main Campus
Management
Alumni (510025)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.
09/08/2022

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of being “up-to-date” with their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date.  Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

At the direction of the Director of Alumni Relations, the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement will be responsible for implementing successful programming aimed at strengthening the lifelong relationship between Stockton University and its graduates in the context of career development and education, college and academic program affinity and other targeted areas of focus.

The Associate Director will partner with the office of Career Education and Development, academic deans and departments, faculty, and other campus colleagues to offer engaging and beneficial programming for alumni. This position is a member of the Alumni Relations team and will work collaboratively with others in the department to support a wide array of the department’s engagement initiatives. 

  • Develop resources to strengthen alumni and student-centered Career Education and Development programs and initiatives
  • Plan and execute innovative and successful alumni career programming including networking, job search strategies, mentoring opportunities, life-long learning, and other relevant programming aimed at offering alumni opportunities to enhance career-related skills and continue their professional development after graduation
  • Plan and execute new programs to engage specific alumni groups at various stages of life and career – applying for a first job, changing careers, continuing education, retirement, etc.
  • Partner with Academic Schools to identify and develop programs of interest to alumni based on a variety of criteria including academic majors and minors, relationships with faculty members, class year and others
  • Identify and recruit alumni volunteers for specific programmatic needs and implement systems for role development, expectation setting, acknowledging and stewarding them appropriately
  • Build relationships with key alumni leaders, donors and others
  • Develop metrics and track outcomes for programs and initiatives
  • Track data on alumni volunteers and ensure consistent and timely sharing of alumni information with colleagues across campus
  • Use data to drive decision-making with an eye toward continuous improvement
  • Assist with the development of plans and initiatives to support alumni fundraising efforts across the University

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required 
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience 
  • Strong attention to detail and experience managing complex and nuanced programs 
  • Experience delivering programs that engage diverse audiences
  • Exceptional organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills/ability to build effective relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and at times rapidly changing environment 
  • The ability to provide group and individual presentations to alumni and students 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience using systems/technology to track volunteer engagement preferred 
  • Experience working in higher education
Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. Unofficial transcripts
  4. A list of three recent professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

 

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University 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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