Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement and Events: Moore College of Art & Design

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About Moore: Moore College of Art & Design is a historically all-women’s undergraduate college that has evolved to admit nonbinary and trans undergraduates, as well as co-educational continuing education and graduate students. Founded during the original industrial revolution to advance women in new fields, under principles of inclusivity and opportunity, our mission is more relevant than ever, as technology, sustainability, and diverse cultures drive and influence new and existing industries.  We strive to create a community of employees and faculty that mirrors our student body and offers a range of academic perspectives in their fields.  ​We welcome candidates who value diversity and support the inclusive culture we seek to nurture at Moore. The world needs Moore. For more information, visit and follow us on social media @moorecollegeart.

Benefits: Moore College of Art & Design offers a time off package consisting of 41 days paid throughout the year for holidays, winter break, vacation and personal days. In addition, we provide 2 weeks of sick time and offer a great benefit package including health, dental, and a 403b plan with an immediate match and 100% vesting.

Purpose:  The Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Events will assist in developing and managing strategic, creative, and content-driven programs that strengthen and promote new and meaningful connections with Moore alumni while elevating the visibility of Moore alumni throughout the College’s community. Working closely with the VP for Advancement and Alumni Council, the Assistant Director will support and collaborate with a range of colleagues and engage in diversity, equity, and inclusion work with an emphasis on building an inclusive and welcoming community among Moore’s diverse and global alumni.


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of volunteer and events management experience;
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Exceptional customer service, motivational, organizational, and time management skills;
  • A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a proven record of engaging stakeholders who hold diverse backgrounds;
  • Collaborating across teams and clear judgement amidst multiple and/or shifting priorities;
  • Polished communication skills, both orally and written;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and development databases (particularly Raiser’s Edge).
  • Knowledge of the regional philanthropic and arts community;
  • Ability to travel if necessary as well as work evenings and weekends;
  • Positive, goal-oriented work ethic


  1. Manages Alumni Council and its committees, working closely with the VP for Advancement and Alumni Council President to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  2. Coordinates volunteer management and logistics for alumni engagement projects (e.g., annual Alumni Reunion/Visionary Leadership Conference, annual Alumni Exhibitions, Alumni Mentoring program, Alumni auction, Alumni Verification project, etc.)
  3. Develops new and creative approaches, in collaboration with the Locks Career Center and other campus partners, to engaging the broader Moore alumni community through virtual and campus events, as well as volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
  4. Recruits and manages a Young Alumni network as well as alumni clubs and affinity groups.
  5. Actively grows a pipeline of alumni engaged with the College and meets periodic growth goals.
  6. Collaborates with Advancement Communications on all of the College’s printed and digital alumni communications to foster stronger alumni engagement with the College, including:
  7. Monthly Alumni E-newsletters and regular promotion of alumni on Moore’s website and social media platforms;
  8. Connect Moore online community, in collaboration with other departments across campus such as the Locks Career Center, Admissions and Student Affairs;
  9. Alumni Reunion communications materials (i.e. invitations, programs, etc.)
  10. Moore Magazine and other printed/digital outlets.
  11. Responds to inquiries and requests for information by alumni.
  12. Works with colleagues across campus, with a focus on engaging alumni, to assist with events including the Visionary Woman Awards, Senior Show, Fashion Show, Convocations, Commencement, etc.).
  13. Works with the Development Manager to ensure volunteers are acknowledged in a personalized and timely manner.
  14. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

No physical demands.  Office settings.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel as so classified.

The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap or disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other College-administered programs and employment practices.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  To read our full compliance statement please visit:

To Apply

To apply:  send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Moore College of Art and Design; Attn: Director of Human Resources; email: