Director of Engagement, Alumni and Friends

University of North Carolina at Asheville
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Mar 13, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

UNC Asheville is the University of North Carolina System's designated public liberal arts and sciences university. Originally founded in 1927 as a two-year junior college, the University has been a cornerstone in the Asheville community for nearly a century. It is now home to more than 20,000 alumni and countless friends who consider UNCA as their "home" University. The Director of Engagement for Alumni and Friends ("Director") is a critical role for enhancing the University's connection to its alumni, donors and friends. Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor of External and University Relations, the Director will provide strategy, leadership and support to the institution's overall alumni and friends' engagement goals and objectives. The Director will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to meaningfully engage alumni and friends to deepen their connections to UNC Asheville. The Director understands that all outreach and engagement efforts should ultimately inspire participation in philanthropy. The Director will work collaboratively with the members of the Advancement team and key campus partners to pursue and promote the overall institutional goals related to engagement and advancement. As the University looks toward its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, the Director will be responsible for using the campaign as an opportunity to creatively inspire alumni and friends to participate in this historic fundraising effort.

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