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Associate Director

Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Human Resources Administration, Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

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Position Title:

Associate Director


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Staff Term:

12 Months

Staff Work Schedule (hours/dates):

35 hours/Monday-Friday

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Alumnae/I Relations

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Associate Director is a member of the Alumni Relations team responsible for reaching the department’s engagement goals by creating, planning and executing on a year-long plan to communicate and engage its 20,000 alumni association members with the College and fellow alumni. S/he is responsible, under the direction of the Director of Alumni Relations, for managing and training over 250 volunteers annually, is one of the lead organizers for Reunion Weekend and an on-campus partner to help deliver high quality events. S/he will also plan and execute Regional events throughout the year. They will supervise one full-time employee.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience, combined with a minimum of three years of related experience in higher education and/or volunteer management, or an equivalent combination of work and education. Volunteer management and event planning experience a must. A high degree of interpersonal and human relations skills, as well as a strong interest in customer service is required. The ability to simultaneously set priorities, make decisions, and handle multiple assignments is essential. Computer literate in Windows, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint – additional experience with Banner or Raiser’s Edge a plus.
Must be willing to travel.

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Physical Demands

ADA Statement:

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within easy
commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have nearly 1,700
undergraduates from 40 U.S. States and more than 70 countries. Nearly 23%
of our undergraduates are U.S. students of color and 11% are international
citizens. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the
basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic
information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich
an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the
College actively encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented groups.

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Open Until Filled



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Special Instructions to Candidates:

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID -19 and as an integral part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full vaccination and one booster for COVID -19 at the time of employment, unless an exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended.

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