Director of Alumni Relations

Posted - 8/16/2017

The Director of Alumni is a key member of the University’s Advancement team, responsible for building relationships with alumni of the University of Charleston and its predecessor, Morris Harvey College. He/she reports to the Vice President for University Development.  

Duties of the Director of Alumni include

  • Planning and implementing events designed to strengthen relationships between the college and its alumni, including a successful program of class reunions; 
  • Cultivating current students, especially seniors, to facilitate their transition from students at the University to alumni who will continue to be involved with the institution and become financial supporters; 
  • Planning a program of regular communication with alumni, Providing support and guidance for the National Alumni Board; 
  • Identifying, cultivating and involving potential volunteer leaders for UC activities, including the Alumni Board and the Board of Trustees; 
  • Identifying and cultivating alumni who may be prospects for major gifts in support of University initiatives; 
  • Promoting and coordinating social media networks; 
  • Work with Annual Fund Director to create a UC Day on Social Media 
  • Working with the Advancement team to plan and implement fundraising programs for current students 
  • Liaison with Builders 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Alumni of the University of Charleston or Morris Harvey College preferred.  
  • Demonstrated success in program management, event planning, and/or fundraising.  Experience with college or university alumni/volunteer programs desirable.  
  • Superior verbal, written, presentation and organization skills.
  • Enthusiastic and friendly personality; must enjoy meeting new people.
  • Available to attend alumni social events

Please send resume and cover letter to:
University of Charleston
Deborah Morris, Vice President of University Development
2300 MacCorkle Ave.
Charleston, WV 25304

The University of Charleston is an equal opportunity employer.