The average salary for a Director of Alumni Relations is $62,055.
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Job Description for Director of Alumni Relations
Directors of alumni relations are responsible for managing the relationship between a university and its alumni. They serve as a liaison between the university community and its graduates. A major duty of directors of alumni relations is the creation of a variety of events for alumni, such as homecoming weekends, networking dinners, and class reunions. This job requires varying hours, including nights and weekends, to best fit the schedules of the alumni. A director of alumni relations has to be…Read more
Director of Alumni Relations Tasks
- Manage college/university relations with alumni and represent alumni to school administrators.
- Plan and run special events for alumni and work to increase alumni involvement at the school.
- Develop and implement fundraising campaigns aimed at alumni.
- Maintain and update alumni directory information.
- Oversee administration and budget of the office of alumni affairs.
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Popular Skills for Director of Alumni Relations
Skills in Program Development and Donor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Fundraising and Event Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Alumni Relations
An entry-level Director of Alumni Relations with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,228 based on 36 salaries. An early career Director of Alumni Relations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,645 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Director of Alumni Relations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,217 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Director of Alumni Relations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,034 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,502.
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Employees with Director of Alumni Relations in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 37.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (30.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.2% more).
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