Assistant Director of the 50th Reunion Program
Director of the 50th Reunion Program
Williams is pleased to announce the opening for the Assistant
Director of the 50th Reunion Program. The 50th Reunion Program offers alumni
and their spouses and partners the chance to renew friendships, reconnect with
the college, and join classmates in giving back to Williams as part of their
milestone celebration. By partnering closely with class leaders on all aspects
of Reunion planning and fundraising, college staff help creates experiences
that alumni find both fun and meaningful and annually raise class gifts for the
benefit of Williams that exceed $10M.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience
and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our expectation
is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is
broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender,
nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Applicants should highlight
relevant experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly
diverse employee community.
Reporting to the Director of 50th Reunion Program, the
Assistant Director works with five or more alumni classes at once as they
prepare for their respective 50th Reunions. The Assistant Director works with
the Director to help each class fundraise a significant Reunion gift and host a
range of events to build momentum for and ultimately celebrate its milestone
reunion. Key responsibilities include coordinating teams of dedicated and
highly engaged volunteers from diverse constituencies, managing class events,
and coordinating class communications and outreach efforts. They will
coordinate multiple, often complex, events including committee meetings,
mini-reunions at Williams and off-site, class gatherings and events with the
college president, an annual alumni trip to Oxford, England and the 50th Reunion Weekend. The Assistant Director manages all
aspects of on- and off-campus events, creates publications and related class
materials, recruits, trains, and manages the work of volunteers, and supports
class fundraising efforts along with colleagues in Gift Planning and the Alumni
Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2018 and
continue until the position is filled.
at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information
submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record
check, and education when applicable.
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Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution
located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the
culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The college is
committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000
students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams
has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the
academic excellence of its students.
meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is
committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all
backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
We seek an energetic,
flexible, detail-oriented and highly organized professional who operates most
effectively in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. Candidates should
have a minimum BA degree and, ideally, have experience in event and volunteer
management and/or have worked in an educational environment. Experience with
non-profit fundraising, marketing, and communications is preferred. The ideal
candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, strong oral and written
communication skills, the ability to juggle multiple tasks and to respond
calmly and effectively to unexpected challenges, strong organizational skills,
excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment including Excel,
and experience in database management and record keeping. Occasional travel and
some evening and weekend responsibilities are required.
How To Apply:
October 23, 2018
About this Organization:
Williams is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.