William & Mary
Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement – NY Metro
The Office of University Advancement is seeking qualified, highly motivated, applicants for the position of Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement – NY Metro. This position is based out of NYC.
The ideal candidate will have familiarity and affinity for William & Mary and a strong collaborative and creative approach with demonstrated ability to connect and respond to the needs of alumni body, enthusiastically, promptly and effectively.
The Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement supports Alumni Engagement team as well as the Regional and International Advancement team both on campus and within assigned regions.
The Assistant Director acts as liaison between constituent offices and University Advancement teams and outside vendors and serves as a primary liaison to regional alumni chapters, including providing chapter and volunteer training.
Under general supervision, reporting to the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement with secondary, reporting to the Senior Director of Regional Advancement within their assigned region, the Assistant Director’s primary focus is to manage alumni volunteers, develop and deliver strategic engagement opportunities and programming to engage alumni, and act as an alumni ambassador of William & Mary in the assigned region or assigned affinity groups to strengthen the lifelong ties alumni have to their alma mater.
Specific responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Identify, cultivate, and recruit alumni volunteers to significantly increase alumni engagement.
Provide pre-planning, onsite management, and follow-up of assigned engagement opportunities and programming. Manage programming evites and newsletters via email and mail. Create the pre and post-event documents for distribution to and review by William & Mary and University Advancement staff.
Manage a portfolio of alumni within the region to solicit annually
Attend chapter board meetings and act as representative on various chapter boards. Monitors creation and execution of annual reporting activity, strategic plans and budgeting for chapters.
Assists in survey process (to include distribution of surveys, compiling of data, producing metrics and bench-marking data) to analyze the effectiveness and progress of regional programs.
Applicants must submit resume and cover letter online at
to be considered.
We know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of viewpoints and backgrounds, William & Mary invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
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