Coordinator of Regional Alumni Engagement
Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator of Regional Alumni Engagement. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, the Coordinator of Regional Alumni Engagement is responsible for developing and executing the strategic vision of Elon’s alumni-led regional chapters. In partnership with the Assistant Director, the Coordinator will set and manage both annual goals and long-range plans for regional engagement. In addition to larger goal setting, the Coordinator will be responsible for the direct management of a portion of Elon’s alumni-led regional chapters. This includes, but is not limited to, planning and implementing events, organizing communication to alumni constituents, recruiting, training, and sustaining new and returning alumni volunteers and serving as a liaison and manager for chapter presidents. Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university required. The Coordinator must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse constituents in this external-facing role. He/She must exhibit strong strategic planning and implementation skills and must be able to lead efforts in setting priorities and meeting goals. In addition to the ability to speak persuasively in public, he/she must be an effective volunteer manager with the ability to recruit, train, engage, and lead volunteers towards meeting shared goals. The Coordinator must be detail-oriented, efficient, and able to handle diversified tasks concurrently. Evening and weekend hours are involved and the ability to travel is required. Position requires experience with developing and executing goals, program reviews, and managing both external and internal relationships. Additionally, the position requires the ability to meet face-to-face with all levels of constituents and ability to handle constituent complaints. The position requires the ability to effectively lead others towards a shared goal and work on multiple projects simultaneously. The position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7420. 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.