The University of South Carolina Alumni Association announces a nationwide search to recruit a new Chief Executive Officer.

The University of South Carolina Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)(3) organization and is the University of South Carolina alumni membership organization that promotes a lifelong connection to USC. Dedicated to the needs of the students and alumni of the University of South Carolina, the primary goals of the Association are to expand scholarship opportunities for students, enhance our professional development and mentorship programs, and increase engagement opportunities with Gamecocks around the globe supported by expansion of the Association membership and growth in other philanthropic programs and business lines. The Association has adopted a purposeful and measurable approach to improving service to its alumni members and the University while increasing its accountability to its membership. 

Reporting to the Association Board, the next CEO is responsible for an annual budget of approximately $4.5 million and a full-time staff of over 15. The new CEO’s initial primary responsibilities will be to focus on membership expansion, engagement, and fund raising. The Association’s staff has been charged with a ground-up review of the Association’s membership program in order to determine the optimal membership structure and the Association’s approach to membership and engagement. The CEO will be expected to lead the Association’s efforts to expand its membership and the engagement with the University’s 340,000 alumni. (A more complete “Leadership Statement” will soon be available at

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new CEO is named, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials to our consultant at the address below by April 15, 2023 to assure optimal consideration. Application materials should include a current resume and brief letter of interest highlighting why you feel this position is a good fit for your skills and experience. Please send your materials to:

USC Alumni Association CEO Search
R. William Funk & Associates
2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75219
Fax: 214/523-9067

~The University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina Alumni Association are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. ~