Alumni Relations Manager


Oregon Tech is seeking applicants for an Alumni Relations Manager position in University Development. This is a 12-month, full-time position located on the Wilsonville, Oregon campus. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement package, and significant tuition discounts at the seven public universities in Oregon. The starting salary will depend upon experience and qualifications.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Alumni Relations Manager is responsible for the implementation and execution of new and existing alumni and related student events, and communications, programs and services designed to foster a lifelong connection between students, alumni and the university, resulting in increased philanthropic support of the university. The Alumni Relations Manager partners with various university departments, and collaborates with industry and alumni to develop communications, programs, events, and volunteer opportunities which promote alumni leadership and advocacy in support of programming, fundraising, and industry outreach. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing extensive annual, quarterly and monthly plans both independently and in coordination with team members to effectively carry out plans and goals. The Alumni Relations Managers serves as staff liaison to the volunteer Alumni Advisory Board and must be able to communicate effectively and consistently with the Board.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations or other relevant field of study.
  • One (1) - two (2) years’ alumni relations or development experience.

       * Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Three (3) or more years’ alumni relations or development experience with increasing levels of responsibility. OR
  • Three (3) - five (5) years’ experience in marketing, public relations, communication or a related field with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Excellent written, oral communication skills and customer service experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

To Apply

Initial review of applications will begin on September 27, 2017. Therefore, at the discretion of Oregon Tech, materials received after September 27, 2017 may not receive full consideration. 

To apply, submit (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) the contact information for at least three professional references to Be sure to reference the position number (#18-33005) in the subject line of the email. Application materials also may be mailed to Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

For further information, contact Katie Cavendish, Search Chair, at or visit Oregon Tech’s website at  

  • Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Oregon Tech’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive university requires that no person experience discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression or any other protected personal characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who actively demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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