Director of Employer and Alumni Relations

Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Denison University
Director of Employer and Alumni Relations

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

Denison University is seeking a dynamic leader who will provide strategic direction for a comprehensive employer and alumni relations strategy within the Knowlton Center for Career Exploration. The incumbent will develop and steward strong relationships with employers that result in compelling internship and post-college employment opportunities for Denison students and recent graduates. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to lead efforts to mobilize the expertise and experience of Denison alumni and parents to assist students and young alumni as they pursue those opportunities.

Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree. Minimum of eight years of related experience in higher education, for-profit, or nonprofit settings. Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience building relationships with key constituents in a broad range of industries/fields. Ability to travel 15-20% of the time, locally, regionally and across the U.S. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the College. Strong strategic and project management skills. Strong analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to produce and present polished presentations to a variety of constituents including: employers, alumni, parents, and students

Evidence of achievement as an empowering and energizing team leader. Commitment to the mission of a liberal arts college. Commitment to ensuring equality of access and opportunity for all students and ability to assess potential employers’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Willing and available to work nights and weekends as required.

For additional information, requirements, and to apply, please visit Applications received by June 22, 2021 will be assured full consideration. Position open until filled.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.