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Job Req ID:  16572

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations



Working Title: Assistant Director of Alumni Relations  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001030-Alumni Relations 
Personnel area: School of Public Health





The Office of External Affairs encompasses three teams: 1) Communications and Marketing; 2) Development and Constituent Relations and 3) Finance and Administration.




The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for creating and managing engagement opportunities involving alumni and students in Baltimore and creating and curating online digital content for alumni around the world. Reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, this position will serve as the team’s lead collaborator with the JHSPH Career Office, Student Groups and Center for Teaching and Learning.





  • Create and manage programming to connect students with alumni including:
    • Manage the existing MPH Mentor Program and expand impact to additional programs. Efforts include finding alumni, matching students and developing helpful content for maximum impact
    • Collaborate with Career Office and student groups to build an annual program of content-focused Alumni panels and mock interviews on campus
    • Promote and coordinate Pop-up Mentoring program for visiting alumni
    • Serve as the Office of External Affairs liaison with student groups, offering assistance and council as needed and share information with Development and Development Communications teams as appropriate
    • Supprt the Sommer Scholars Program with event programming and logistics


  • Create and curate digital content to engage alumni, current part-time/online students and the unaffiliated public health community including:
    • Develop interactive online programming (ex. webinars, Live Chat) to supplement Alumni network events and broader school content strategies
    • Work with the Center for Teaching and Learning to promote existing online education opportunities and coordinate strategic expansion of offerings
    • Create and maintain cntent for the alumni relations website, including network cities, events and award pages.
    • Develop original content for alumni social channels, including creating strategies for international channels (ex. WhatsApp, WeChat), in collaboration with the School’s social media team


  • Manage alumni engagement efforts in the Baltimore area
    • Collaborate with on-campus and local partners (SOURCE, student groups, career office) to promote existing activities available to local alumni
    • Develop specific engagement strategy for alumni working at the School and within East Baltimore


  • Assist with planning and executing constituent engagement activities worldwide as needed, including potential regional and national travel.




Bachelor’s degree required. Two years related experience required, preferably in development and alumni relations in higher education or comparable institution. Regional and national travel possible, including occasional night and weekend work. This position requires someone with a strong commitment to and passion for the mission of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.



Volunteer management, event planning, and digital marketing, including experience with various social media and content management vehicles preferred.  Ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in an intellectually challenging, fast-paced, collegial environment.


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities


Highly detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Political savvy, integrity, discretion and pragmatic consensus building skills required; mature judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and a highly professional image with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, donors and volunteers at all levels required. Ability to organize and establish objectives and priorities in a complex organizational environment required.





School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus