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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

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Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, (Assistant Director, 4)-AFT-EXTERNAL

Apply now Job no: 493044
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional


Rowan University’s Office of Alumni Engagement seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement. Under the leadership of the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for developing and managing initiatives that support the goal of fostering and strengthening ties between the institution and more than 89,000 alumni.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in alumni engagement or student life programming and will demonstrate initiative, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal & communication skills.

  • Work directly with University Advancement leadership to establish and manage productive relationships with alumni.

  • Participate in planning, coordinating and implementing alumni programs and events.

  • Recruit, train, support and manage volunteers in a variety of engagement opportunities, such as reunion committees, regional clubs, and shared interest groups.

  • Develop and manage initiatives that maintain and strengthen ties to young alumni and students.

  • Work with campus partners and departments including, but not limited to, Athletics, Career Advancement, and Strategic Enrollment Management to develop new partnerships and collaborative programming.

  • Partner with colleges and academic departments throughout campus to develop events and outreach targeted to specific constituent groups.

  • Share responsibility for management of the Office of Alumni Engagement’s social media presence, specifically through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn campaigns.

  • Create and develop content for the Rowan alumni website and e-newsletter.

  • Serve as manager of the Office of Alumni Engagement’s social media ambassadors (SMA) program.

  • Assist with the coordination of other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution.

  • One (1) year of professional experience in event planning, volunteer management, alumni activities and/or educational programming.

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work as part of a team.

  • Ability to work some nights and weekends and travel to off-campus locations.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive programs.


  • Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Nonprofit Management or other related field.

  • Experience in non-profit service organizations or related activities as a volunteer.

  • Demonstrated experience in alumni engagement; developing effective strategies for developing events and programs to enhance constituent participation and philanthropic support.

  • Experience with iModules or similar online constituent engagement platform.


Salary: AFT Range 20

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