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Director, Alumni Engagement

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/16/2019

Director, Alumni Engagement
University Advancement

University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the UO with its various constituents and securing resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include: UO Alumni Association, Development, International and Principal Gifts, Advancement Operations, Federal Affairs, and State and Community Affairs.

The University of Oregon Alumni Association (UOAA) fosters lifelong relationships, deepens engagement, and advocates on behalf of the university and Duck alumni around the world. Launched in 1879 with five alumni, the UOAA is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected to the university and offering a wide array of opportunities for service. With a membership of more than 27,000, the alumni association serves as an important connection to the university for the more than 220,000 alumni around the world. Our vision is to be among the very best alumni relations programs in the country, uniting and engaging Ducks in all stages of flight.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Advancement/Executive Director, UO Alumni Association, the Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for helping to lead and execute a comprehensive strategy that seeks to engage alumni, students, parents, and friends in programming a volunteer service to help advance the mission of the UO Alumni Association and the University. This position will oversee programs and volunteer initiatives that drive participation across the university, including involvement in alumni association programming and with geographic alumni chapters and special interest groups. This individual will supervise six staff members. This individual will be a leader who can inspire staff and volunteers to fulfill the organizational mission and whose work is guided by a comprehensive strategy for moving stakeholders through phases of engagement that result in membership and donor support. The Director will also manage program budget(s) and represent the alumni association to a broad audience of alumni, donors, UOAA members, university partners, and campus administration.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The university offers an excellent package of employee benefits. For further information please see the full position announcement, including minimum and required qualifications, education requirements, and application procedure on the UO website at, #523697.

Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by April 16, 2019. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.

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