Position Details


Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH Alumni Affairs Administration [UGAADM]
Summary of Position

The Director of Alumni Relations, Regional Engagement serves as an integral member of the Alumni Relations leadership team. Reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Engagement, this position will play a critical role in the cohesive outreach effort to cultivate and sustain relationships among the University of New Hampshire’s constituents. The Director will manage assigned alumni programs, while promoting the involvement and participation of alumni, parents, donors, and friends of the university, thus creating lifelong relationships.


Design and implement strategy for regional engagement, ensuring a supportive and collaborative structure among the networks. This position will refine recruitment and succession plans for all regional network committees with a goal of providing continuity in leadership and sustainable programs. As the liaison to the regional alumni steering committees outside of NH, the director will promote autonomy and independence,building an even stronger UNH regional presence.

Direct supervisor for associate and/or assistant directors. Provide guidance and direction regarding the coordination of team’s initiatives and programs. Manage the level of productivity in alignment with departmental requirements and expectations. Assist in developing a master advancement programs calendar, to include Executive Forums, for each fiscal year.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0657FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 7-10 years
Other minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Minimum 7 years of supervisory experience in volunteer management, event planning, higher education, development or other related field. Effective written and oral communication skills. Proven competency in strategic planning, volunteer program planning, networking and an ability to lead collaborative teams from various units across the institution. Effective management of time and efficiency working with multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Strong computer literacy with an understanding of social media platforms. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism. Travel is required, with ability to work nights and weekends.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.0
Grade 22
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

Posting Details

Posting Date 10/31/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Set a comprehensive strategy for all alumni regional networks outside of New Hampshire, this includes evaluating current structure and refining the tiered system of services and support. Develop consistent messaging, events, tools and resources for each network.


Serve as primary liaison to alumni networks, providing oversight while designing and implementing programs to maintain, grow and steward regional events and alumni networks based on the goals of Advancement.


Analyze event related data to identify future network initiatives and continually enhance current programming.


Partner with colleagues across campus to manage the design, execution and evaluation of programs and events that cultivate and sustain relationships with alumni.


Represent the Alumni Relations team at various community, alumni and University events.


Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. (3) Professional References Contact Info