Dartmouth College invites applications and nominations for the role of Director of Lifelong Connections and Professional Programs.
Dartmouth's special relationship with its alumni is highly regarded in the world of higher education. The strength of Dartmouth's alumni leadership structure and our excellence in providing meaningful opportunities for all Dartmouth alumni to engage with the institution and connect to each other is second to none.
In support of Alumni Relations' Dartmouth for Life mission, the Director of Lifelong Connections and Professional Programs will provide the vision, leadership and strategic oversight to establish and strengthen connections among Dartmouth alumni. The Director will work to design programs and products that meet the needs and interests in the career and life development spaces that offer value throughout the many stages of our alumni's lives – from young career, mid-career to transitional career stages, and from young alumni years to raising families to retirement. They will investigate existing practices and research needs and opportunities among constituencies, and then design and provide a comprehensive cadre of programs and products to ensure alumni professional and life stage needs are identified, prioritized and met through a range of services and sharing of alumni expertise. The Director works closely with Lifelong Learning colleagues, as well as colleagues throughout Alumni Relations and the College, to create an integrated Dartmouth for Life experience for all alumni.
Our successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree with ten plus years of relevant experience. An advanced degree is preferred. Excellent communication, strategic thinking, research and analytical skills are required as well as strong organizational and project management skills. The Director must demonstrate initiative along with the ability to manage a team effectively and work across institutional lines to collaborate with faculty, staff, and volunteers. A history of career networking or counseling, volunteer management experience, or talent recruitment are pertinent. Program and marketing experience with a knowledge of social media is desired. The successful candidate will have experience in building a business enterprise or set of programs serving a defined customer base. An alumnus/a of Dartmouth College is preferred.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a talented team of Advancement professionals focused on enriching the lives of Dartmouth's diverse and engaged alumni base. To learn more about careers in the Advancement division, visit us at http://advancement.dartmouth.org/careers. To explore this career opportunity, we are pleased to provide an online application process for you at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/42955. If you have questions regarding our online process, please call 603-646-3411. Review of credentials will begin immediately.
About Dartmouth College
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.