Student Affairs

Director of Alumni Relations

Elizabethtown College

17022, PA United States

The Institutional Advancement Department at Elizabethtown College invites applications for a Director of Alumni Relations The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for developing, coordinating and executing programs, events and initiatives that strategically engage Elizabethtown’s 20,000+ alumni in ways that inspire and foster an ever-increasing and lifelong sense of loyalty toward, commitment to, pride in and support of Elizabethtown College and its mission.

Serving as an ambassador for the College, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with:
• establishing and nurturing relationships with alumni that lead to graduates providing professional expertise and volunteer service;
• collaborating with colleagues in academic, co-curricular and administrative departments/offices (including, but not limited to Admissions, Athletics, Career Services, Development, and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies) to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the College;
• partnering with colleagues in the Institutional Advancement Division to identify, cultivate, and steward alumni giving;
• facilitating and supporting all facets of the Elizabethtown College Alumni Association (ECAA); its endorsed benefit programs; and its governing body, the Alumni Council; and its affiliated and ancillary organizations and programs, serving as the primary liaison between the ECAA/Alumni Council and the academic and administrative leadership of the College; and
• leading the Office of Alumni Relations operation and its staff members.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is required; In addition, a minimum of five years of progressively responsible alumni relations or relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required.

This position requires a valid driver’s license for business travel purposes (individual must have a US driver’s license for at least three years).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree; Demonstrated accomplishment in marketing/communications and developing/evaluating volunteer leadership; previous experience in higher education is also preferred.

Employees of Elizabethtown College enjoy benefit perks such as educational benefits for themselves, spouses and dependent children; competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit packages that include medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage; extensive holiday, vacation and sick paid time off and an annuity retirement plan.

Interested candidates may apply at:


In addition to completing the online employment profile, applicants must submit cover letter, and   resume.

Located in scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,634 undergraduate students more than 50 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to “Educate for Service,” Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives, and nurtures the capacity for purposeful lives and global citizenship. We are located less than two hours away from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia and less than four hours away from New York City. For more information about the College, consult

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.



  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 2 - 4 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Interested candidates may apply at:


In addition to completing the online employment profile, applicants must submit cover letter, and  resume.