Alumni Association Constituent Relations Officer 3 (Assistant Director, Alumni Career Services)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Division of Development and Alumni Relations
Alumni Career Services
Full/Part Time:


The Assistant Director will build and maintain relationships as a part of employer development and alumni engagement initiatives, effectively representing Penn State Alumni Career Services, Penn State Alumni Association, and Career Services to prospective and existing alumni and other corporate/industry leaders. Leverage these relationships to support alumni and students throughout their careers. Collaborate with other units to engage alumni with the university from a career perspective such as inviting alumni and employers to share their expertise through various channels such as serving as alumni experts on webinars, in classrooms, and as resources on LionLink. Cultivate relationships and develop strategies to keep alumni and employers engaged and informed. Providing career coaching and training to alumni on effective job search, networking, and career development strategies. Use existing platforms and online programs such as LionLink, LinkedIn, Brazen, Nittany Lion Careers, Canvas and Zoom to educate alumni, connect alumni to each other, and to employers seeking to hire alumni. The successful candidate will have the ability to establish and maintain relationships with individuals (focus on alumni) and companies, develop new and improve on existing programs to engage alumni to serve as professional resources for students and other alumni, work collaboratively with individuals and groups, facilitate training in-person and virtually, leverage technology to support specific initiatives, and work as a part of team to provide career services to all Penn State alumni. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree plus four years of work related experience. A Master's degree or higher in Counseling or related discipline is preferred. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in delivering career services and career programs to adults; event planning and delivery; data management; and both online and face to face workshop facilitation. Knowledge of technology including job boards, course management systems, contact mentoring platforms, and event management programs is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate a genuine appreciation for working with diverse audiences and possess exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team. This position requires minimal overnight travel beyond Central Pennsylvania as well as the ability to work evenings and weekends. Prior experience using technology in the delivery of career services is required.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088