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Director, Alumni and Family Engagement

Pomona College
Claremont, California
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Posted Date
Jun 6, 2023

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Director, Alumni and Family Engagement

ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director, Alumni and Family Engagement is responsible for leading and providing strategic oversight of Pomona College’s alumni and family engagement program, including effective individual and mass alumni and family strategies to ensure the growth (breadth and depth) of engagement. This highly motivated and professional individual serves as a department leader, contributing to the success of Advancement’s strategy and operations to increase alumni and family engagement utilizing the CASE Alumni Engagement Metrics. As a member of the senior Advancement team, this position reports to the Vice President for Advancement. The Director provides overall strategic direction and leadership in developing and evaluating alumni engagement that complements and enhances programs within Advancement and across the College. These strategies require intentional use of alumni and family volunteers as advisors, mentors and ambassadors, along with extensive collaboration, coordination, negotiation and consultation within and amongst the University’s senior leadership and external stakeholders.

Manages the alumni and family program planning teams, department budget, and day-to-day operations of Pomona College’s Alumni and Family Engagement Office. Lead the strategic plan for Alumni and Family Engagement, including planning and implementation. Manage and oversee the development and support of programming for regional, virtual and campus-based activities, annual Alumni Awards program, Pomona’s Alumni Association Board, Past President’s Council, regional chapters, affinity groups, the execution of major alumni and family events, alumni benefit programs and alumni travel programs. The Director is responsible for the direction and executive oversight of 6 employees and all of the activities and services provided by them in the Alumni and Family Engagement department.

Develop and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships and programs with College departments, such as Admissions, Events, Career Development Office, Athletics, and Student Affairs. 

QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Licenses/Certificates: A valid driver’s license is required or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events. Experience: A minimum of 5 years of demonstrable leadership experience with increasing responsibility in the areas of management and alumni relations at a major academic institution and service on a management team is preferred.

REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full-time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Weekend and evening work may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division. Hybrid schedule is available.

ANNUAL SALARY: The annual salary for this role is between $106,600 and $115,000 with a competitive benefits package. The specific factors that the College will consider when offering a salary to an individual will include, but not be limited to education, training, relevant prior experience, and performance in prior roles.

Please provide both a cover letter and resume for consideration.

POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!

Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.

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