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Marshall University

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

The Marshall University Foundation is seeking an Executive Director of Alumni Relations. 




This is a full-time exempt position.  The salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with the experience and qualifications.  As a condition of employment, the MU Foundation reserves the right to conduct background verification including academic credentials, work experience, driving record, credit history and any criminal activities.




The Executive Director of Alumni Relations is a senior member of the Marshall University Foundation’s management team.  This individual is responsible for the overall leadership, management, and direction of Marshall University alumni programs and for the executive support of the MU National Alumni Association.


Candidates must possess a degree from an accredited higher education institution plus a substantive record of successful, progressive leadership experience at a level commensurate with the position.


The candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the changing landscape in higher education and be able to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment.


Characteristics and Attributes


  • A working knowledge of principles and best of practice methods for the operation of a successful alumni program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with multiple constituencies
  • Must possess ability to function equally well independently and as a contributing member of a team


Applicants should submit a substantive cover letter, a resume with a list of five professional references with full contact information. No reference will be contacted without the explicit permission of the applicant. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence to:


Mrs. Pam Nibert, Vice President of Administration



The Marshall University Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  Position is opened until filled. 

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