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
For additional information, requirements, and to apply, please
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 https://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide.
Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.