Associate Director, Donor Relations for Alumni of Color - Office of Advancement

Washington D.C.
Jul 12, 2018
Sep 20, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
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Associate Director, Donor Relations for Alumni of Color - Office of Advancement

The Associate Director for Donor Relations for Alumni of Color is responsible for the continued meaningful involvement of Georgetown's alumni of color in the life of the university, including donors and prospective donors who are returning to the university community for the first time.  S/he ensures that the University's engagement with Georgetown alumni of color is strategic, coordinated, and robust. Reporting to the Senior Director, Development Engagement & Planning, the Associate Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as the primary liaison with the African American Advisory Board (this includes managing the Board's composition, programming, and its annual Patrick Healy Dinner).
  • Plans and executes the Black Alumni Summit.
  • Acts as the primary Advancement contact for the alumni efforts of the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, as well as for related academic programs on campus, such as the Patrick Healy Fellowship.
  • Ensures that alumni outreach and development efforts are reflective of Georgetown's diversity of alumni.
  • Creates and coordinates highly customized, program rich campus visits - for example, making arrangements for special tours and appointments, and making strategic use of high profile lectures and conferences.
  • Acts as a liaison and specialist to advancement personnel in order to provide cultivation and recognition assistance to individual donors and prospective donors.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the field of higher education development - preference for  experience with alumni of color
  • Proficiency using MS Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, well organized and disciplined
  • Ability to relate easily to a wide range of groups
  • Creative and independent thinker who confidently takes initiative

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