Senior Associate Director for Strategic Alumni Engagement (Alumni Relations Consultant) at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:



Department Information

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest academic unit at Indiana University Bloomington. It is composed of 40+ departments, 50+ Centers, Programs, and Institutes, while also including the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design, the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, and The Media School.

Faculty in the College teach over 50% of the Indiana University (Bloomington) credit hours and the College occupies about 1.3 million square feet of space in 80+ buildings on the Bloomington campus.

The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission.

More information about the Walter Center for Career Achievement can be found here.

More information about the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University may be found here.

Job Summary

The Senior Associate Director for Strategic Alumni Engagement will serve as an integral member of the College of Arts and Sciences newly formed Academic Engagement and Student Experience Team, which brings together key student serving functions including academic advising, career services, international programs and recruiting.

Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with College of Arts and Sciences Advancement and Alumni Relations teams to execute highly-coordinated alumni volunteer and donor engagement initiatives to support the strategic objectives of the Walter Center.

  • Serves as the Walter Center's formal liaison with the College's Advancement and Alumni Relations teams, implementing highly communicative and coordinated approaches to engaging alumni and donors in support of the Walter Center.

  • Leads student internship scholarship program. Oversees student application for funding process, candidate review, and fund disbursement processes.

  • Communicates with student applicants around internship funding processes and protocols. Collaborates with Career Education team to ensure internship funding processes and protocols are aligned with student need.

  • Manages the Walter Center Success Network, an online network of 4,000+ alumni volunteers who support the undergraduate and graduate career education efforts of the Walter Center, through recruiting and communicating with alumni volunteers.

  • Creates opportunities for current students to connect with College alumni by facilitating alumni centered on and off-campus networking events, including career treks, on-campus events, and virtual networking opportunities.

General Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates, and executes alumni volunteer projects, programs and events as a leader advisor for an assigned alumni group.

  • Identifies, recruits, and develops alumni to serve in key volunteer and leadership roles.

  • Collaborates with other university advancement officers to engage and cultivate alumni through various initiatives.

  • Conducts research and analyzes data to recommend key market priorities consistent with alumni association and institutional goals.

  • Develops best practice processes and systems for increasing alumni volunteer involvement and connection with the university.

  • Manages budgets; writes and edits publications and other communications.


Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.



  • Bachelor's degree In related field



  • 2 years Program development, volunteer engagement and cultivation, budget administration



  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

  • Demonstrates project management skills

  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships

  • Ability to exercise initiative, work independently and effectively as a team member

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Advertised Salary

$63,000-$65,000 annually

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution

  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options

  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting

  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options

  • Tuition benefit for IU classes

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Career

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Development & Advancement

Job Family: Alumni Relations

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Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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