Posted on February 7, 2013
Alumni Relations Coordinator
Bennington College - Alumni Relations Coordinator
Bennington College seeks a dynamic Alumni Relations Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Alumni Programs. This position will play a key role in helping to foster connections between alumni and in engaging alumni in the life of the College today through a range of on-campus and regional events, growing and creative alumni programming, and communications with the alumni community across a range of platforms. The Coordinator will be responsible for managing and implementing the logistics of College-sponsored and alumni-driven events; will support the department in alumni involvement opportunities; and will help to develop and implement a successful strategy around social media and electronic communications.
Candidates should possess: excellent written communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to listen and engage a wide range of alumni; a deep understanding of and experience with social media tools and communities; an ability to prioritize work under deadlines and pressure; a desire to work in a collaborative environment; an appreciation of and eagerness to work with an innovative and trailblazing alumni community. A bachelor’s degree is required. Some travel, evening and weekend work is required for alumni events staffing.
Bennington College, founded in 1932, is distinguished for its pioneering initiatives in higher education. Rooted in its abiding faith in the talent, imagination and responsibility of the individual, Bennington has been a national leader among liberal arts colleges, bringing an intensity and breadth to undergraduate education that comes from building deep connections between doing and knowing, thinking and acting, passion and reflection. With a current student population of 700 undergraduates and 12,000 alumni, the Bennington community is small, but its creative, thoughtful, and inspired graduates make an enormous impact on the world today.
Bennington is located in southern Vermont, on 370 acres at the foot of the Green Mountains. It is a short drive to the cultural offerings of the northern Berkshires in Massachusetts, Albany, New York, and many of Vermont’s recreational centers. New York City, Boston, and Burlington, Vermont are all within three and a half hours by car.
Please apply to: http://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/15544 .
Bennington College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.