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Associate Director, Events and Experiences

Denison University
Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 Sr./Associate Director, Events and Experiences to create and coordinate engagement opportunities and offer value to members of the Denison family to broaden and deepen their relationship with the college, increases public awareness of Denison’s mission, achievements, and priorities, and helps maximize philanthropic support for institutional priorities. The Sr./Associate Director will direct, develop, coordinate, promote, maintain, and evaluate constituent engagement strategies, focusing primarily on alumni and family engagement and volunteer involvement with on-campus event experiences.

Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum five (5) years of professional experience in a higher education setting (alumni/parent relations, development, career center, admissions, student life), volunteer management role, or transferable work experience. Demonstrated and successful experience in event planning and volunteer management. Ability to think strategically and to utilize metrics in analyzing programs and events. Positive attitude, superb organizational skills, affinity towards solving problems and finding efficient ways to achieve goals. Strong belief in the fundamental value of a residential, liberal arts education, and can show evidence of achievement in a team culture. Flexibility to travel and work an unconventional schedule, including evenings/weekends. Excellent verbal, written communications, effective interpersonal and social skills, and have strong ability to connect with a variety of diverse constituents.

For additional information, requirements, and to apply, please visit Applications received by July 23, 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.




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