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Executive Director of Alumni Engagement and Advancement Communications

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
$111,035 – $145,000
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2023

Job Details

The Executive Director of Alumni Engagement and Advancement Communications leads the newly combined teams of fourteen full-time employees to focus on alumni engagement and advancement messaging for all constituencies. Key leadership and vision priorities include: evaluating and implementing alumni programming, centralized messaging with maximization of all channels, and actively attracting our 140,000 alumni to engage with UNC Greensboro through marketing and digital engagement platforms. The position also oversees annual giving activities, including digital strategy, marketing, crowdsourced fundraising, online give days, direct mail, etc. The Executive Director will focus on framing the UNC Greensboro story and message and creating opportunities that connect current students to our alumni and our alumni back to campus. This position sits on the leadership team of the University Advancement division and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor of University Advancement.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Leading the combined team to maximize alumni engagement efforts (50%)
  2. Creating Vision for Alumni Team (35%)
  3. Advancement Communications (15%)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and fifteen years of progressive experience in Advancement, Alumni Engagement, Communications, Donor Engagement, Customer Relations, or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience working in a university setting
  • 5+ years of management experience; ability and interest in managing, developing, motivating, and mentoring staff.
  • Experience working with Board/Volunteers.
  • Experience working and tracking activity in a CRM.


UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit 

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