Alumni Engagement Officer
Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Alumni Engagement Officer. Reporting to the Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, and working closely with the Associate Director of Annual Giving and the Sr. Alumni Engagement Officer, the Alumni Engagement Officer is responsible for building relationships with Elon alumni to engage them in activities that will enhance the future of our university. This position will design a strategic approach to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of young alumni as partners, advocates, and investors. This position will play a vital role in helping University Advancement to achieve its engagement and fundraising goals. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university. Elon graduate preferred. The position requires the ability to meet face to face with all levels of constituents virtually or in person, and the ability to handle constituent complaints. Position requires the ability to create and make presentations to various groups of constituencies. The position requires the ability to work effectively as a team member, work on multiple projects, possess strong leadership, organization and customer relations skills. Position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7361. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers. Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 447 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation. Elon’s 6,291 undergraduate and 826 graduate students come from 46 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and 49 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #10 for innovation. For the sixth straight year, Elon is the leader in the “Focus on Student Success” feature – the only college or university ranked in the top-20 in all eight categories of high-impact academic programs. Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences, senior capstone and service learning. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations. The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.