At the University of Dayton, we value inclusive excellence because
we recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental
to academic and institutional excellence. Inclusive excellence
requires a comprehensive, cohesive and collaborative alignment of
infrastructure, resources and actions. We strive to be active,
intentional, and sustain engagement with and celebrate diversity in
every dimension of institutional life. Because we seek a community
with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all
interested candidates to apply.
The Alumni Relations Program Coordinator will work in partnership
with the Alumni Relations team in building relationships with
alumni and constituents across the country. The program coordinator
will help alumni and constituent engagement efforts through the
coordination of programs and services that aid the overall
department goals and help secure resources that support the
University of Dayton and its students.
Reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations and Constituent
Engagement, the Program Coordinator will operate with a high level
of collaboration, be fully proficient with technology/social media
and demonstrate efficiency as they assist in the detailed work of
multiple initiatives within alumni and constituent engagement
The Program Coordinator will collaborate on initiatives designed to
engage alumni and constituents with their alma mater and with each
other. Key areas of focus for the Program Coordinator will include:
direct assistance to the alumni awards and reunion programs as well
as partnerships across campus, work with enrollment management to
connect alumni with prospective students, and efforts with career
services to help students grow their professional networks. This
position will collaborate with staff to track volunteer recruitment
efforts for all volunteer roles and relationships within our
database and help to measure outcomes of our engagement efforts
with respect to qualifying and cultivating new, diverse volunteers
who can be part of our future pipeline and support overall campaign
• Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 3 years of experience related
to project management.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and communication skills related to
promoting programs via social media.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Available to work evening and weekend hours on occasion.
• Strong collaboration skills and ability to handle multiple,
• Proficiency in software applications needed effectively do the
tasks (i.e. MS Office, database and mentoring platform)
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Valid driver’s license, with a low risk driving record and be
insurable by the University.
While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications,
the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
• Knowledge of University Advancement, specifically alumni
relations work and exposure to volunteer management.
• Use of the Raiser’s Edge database system.
• Effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills to
support work with alumni, volunteers, university staff and its
senior leadership and outside vendors.
• High degree of energy and initiative to complete tasks on
• Experience in creating and implementing strategies relating to
the university initiatives for diversity and inclusion
• Commitment to the University’s Catholic/ Marianist character,
personal integrity and a strong work ethic.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends
the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal
contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will
pause any enforcement action against employees who have not
complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8,
2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment
The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic
on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal
and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult
with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the
case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are
subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our
community, and government requirements.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is
committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve
equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus
community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer,
we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected
veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual
orientation or gender identity.