Alumni Relations and Stewardship Officer 3 (Assistant Director of Alumni Relations)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Law and School of International Affairs
Alumni Relations
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Law and The School of International Affairs are seeking an experienced professional to oversee, plan, and implement all functions and activities for Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs’ alumni relations programs. As Assistant Director for Alumni Relations, this position will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing programs and activities aimed at establishing an alumni base, building alumni support, and enhancing alumni involvement and participation. Working under the supervision of the Director of Development and Alumni Relations for both Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs, the person serving in this position will manage, implement and direct all aspects of the alumni relations program within both schools. The individual serving in this position will be required to identify, establish, and facilitate networking opportunities for students (which will require close interaction with alumni in various career fields, hiring partners of targeted firms, members of the judiciary, corporate officials, non-profit administrators, etc.); coordinate alumni relations efforts for our LL.M. graduates (master of laws program for non-U.S. trained lawyers); provide oversight of and developing news and features for our written and electronic alumni publications, including the alumni magazine and alumni web pages; organize and conduct a comprehensive alumni outreach and communications program; develop and/or manage all alumni committees and volunteer programs; work with alumni advisory boards; manage the process for identifying and nominating candidates for the Alumni Achievement Award, Alumni Fellows and Distinguished Alumni Award; and act as a liaison between Penn State Law, the School of International Affairs and the Penn State Alumni Association. The job will work closely with the Career Services Office, Admissions Office and the Marketing and Communications Office. Ability to function effectively in a complex organizational environment demanding high energy, discretion, patience, enthusiasm, and humor. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of creating and monitoring event budgets a plus. Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend events and to travel on an as needed basis. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and prioritize workload. Must be detail oriented and able to complete projects while adhering to aggressive deadlines. Strong verbal/written communication and proofreading skills. Must possess exemplary interpersonal skills and demonstrate a genuine appreciation in working with diverse audiences. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

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