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Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement

Apply now Job no: 493441
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Alumni Engagement
Division: Institutional Advancement

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At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

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Benefits & Perks:

  • 25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 10 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • Free On-Campus Parking
  • Free Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • Free Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • Free E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive salary. Click here to review our full benefits package.


This new position, timed with the recent launch of the Rollins College Alumni Engagement Strategic Plan, will provide support for all aspects of the plan - with primary focus on the Early Engagement / Young Alumni section. This dedicated role will work to create stronger alumni awareness and loyalty with current Rollins students and recent graduates. (Alumni graduating in the past ten years.)

The Assistant Director has three primary target focal points:

  1. Development and execution of a specific young alumni strategic plan to engage and steward young alumni,
  2. Create connections for young alumni and current students,
  3. Build awareness of alumni programs and events for current students with an emphasis on providing resources and communications for seniors as they prepare to become young alumni.

The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director of Alumni Engagement and serves as an integral part of the Alumni engagement team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong and effective relationships with student - centered campus partners.
  • Facilitate on-campus and virtual networking opportunities for students with alumni.
  • Deepen student awareness of the alumni network and alumni programming.
  • Develop, deploy, and promote programs for young alumni and students that support the alumni engagement strategic plan.
  • Create new programming and initiatives that add value for Rollins’ students and young alumni.
  • Maintain close working relationships with colleagues from across Institutional Advancement, Rollins Marketing, and other campus partners.
  • Research best practices, current trends, strategies, and services pertaining to engagement of current students and young alumni.
  • Identify ways for young alumni to give back to the college.
  • Provide group administrative support for young alumni centric groups through RollinsConnect, the school’s alumni engagement platform.
  • Event planning and logistics for student and young alumni engagement.
  • Collaborate and work closely with Alumni Engagement team to recruit and deploy alumni volunteers.
  • Support Giving day and other student and alumni giving programs, marketing & Communications.
Minimum Qualifications
& Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university. 
  • Two to four years’ experience in event planning and constituent relations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience employing technology, digital marketing tools, data management and analytics to optimize alumni engagement. Familiarity with relevant and contemporary tools/technologies for email marketing, social media (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Sprout), web content management, video, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Possess persuasive writing and editing skills with an attention to detail; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, and grammar.
  • Demonstrated initiative, creative energy, and ability to manage complex projects or communications. Flexible, self-motivated, adaptable, and comfortable working in ambiguous and ever changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Superior planning, project management and organizational skills; keen attention to detail; ability to set and balance multiple priorities and manage time effectively in a deadline-driven environment. Be an active problem solver.
  • Creative and resourceful thinker with strong skills in collaboration and partnership-building. Ability to work independently and as a team player while handling multiple priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to become expert in how to use tools (RollinsConnect) to increase engagement for affinity groups as aligned with Alumni Weekend programming.
  • Computer fluency including Microsoft Office Suite, ability to learn and utilize CRM database, reporting tools, and other technology/systems.
  • A strong desire to learn the unique characteristics and culture of Rollins College and appreciate the passion and expectations of its alumni.
  • Ability to handle confidential information, maintain and update files with high degree of accuracy, and sensitivity to the importance of alumni relations.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain an Florida driver's license within 30 days of accepting the job, and acceptable MVR are required.


  • Alumni events and volunteer management experience.
  • Higher education or non-profit experience.

Work Environment:

  • Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment.
  • Work requires visual strain and use of computer.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required throughout the year including Family Weekend, Alumni Weekend, and select board meetings.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover letter - In your letter, please outline how your qualifications align with this role, and your interest in this position. 
  2. Resume

**Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.**

About Alumni
Engagement at Rollins College:

Rollins alumni programs exist to keep alumni of the College connected for life. Upon graduation, alumni gain immediate access to exclusive graduate services and a network of more than 40,000 fellow alumni who share a strong passion for Rollins. The Alumni Engagement staff serve as your link to Rollins. They help advance lifelong alumni connections through a variety of social, professional, volunteer, and educational programs and events across the nation.

Click here to learn more about the Alumni Engagement at Rollins College and the team!

About Rollins College:


Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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