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Manager of Impact and Community Alliance

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Manager of Impact and Community Alliance

Department this Position Reports to

Hopkins Center

Hiring Range Minimum

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Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Some evenings and weekends in support of events. Some travel likely. This position offers a hybrid work schedule, however, candidate needs to be within commuting distance to the campus.

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Wilson Hall

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Position Purpose

Part of the external affairs team, and reporting to the Director of External Affairs, this position liaises with regional organizations and campus groups in order to facilitate collaboration, understanding and increased participation in Hop events and programs. Manages arts-focused family and K-12 educational programming, as well as community initiatives aimed at increasing access, awareness and engaging new participants. This position manages the gathering, analysis and communication of Hop impact across all Hop programs and activities.
As strongly as we believe in the power of the arts to transform lives, we at the Hop commit to working against the inequities that exist within our arts community and in our larger community. We remain steadfast in our determination to continue to work together for the betterment of all by directing our efforts and privilege toward anti-racism, justice and equity.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 3-5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

- 3+ years experience in community engagement or work in the creative sector
- Experience managing educational or arts programs and events
- Strong written communication skills, including examples of written work
- Adept at interpersonal interactions, running meetings and speaking in public
- Excellent planning and organizational skills; attention to detail
- High level of initiative, creativity and energy
- Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
- Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

- Advance degree in community engagement, organizing, arts education, arts management, arts marketing or related field.
- Experience gathering and analyzing data to report on cultural impact.
- Familiarity with digital communication tools and experience writing eblasts, articles and reports.
- Familiarity and comfort with collaboration tools, such as Slack, Asana and relational databases.

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Michael Bodel, Director of External Affairs

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Community Partnership & Engagement
Liaises with organizations, institutions and schools in the region in order to foster lasting, productive relationships, create co-programming and attract new audiences. Create communications channels with regional orgs, businesses and schools, and coordinate cross-promotion. Broadens access to the arts through connections with partner organizations with an emphasis on serving underserved communities and those new to the Hop. Serves as spokesperson for the Hop in the region, manages Hop participation in strategic public events, and makes connections with campus groups in order to encourage participation among students.

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Program Management
Manages K-12 school and educational programming, serving on the Programming working group as point person for school performances, workshops and family programs. Acts as event lead to produce these events and manage communications among schools and Hop programming, communications, box office and front-of-house operations. Creates curricula and works with the communications department on materials to contextualize and enrich education. Runs educational events, which includes event management, public speaking and moderating of panels. Manages Community Ticket Program and other initiatives aimed at increasing access and lowering barriers to arts experiences, as well as programs aimed at attracting new audiences and strengthening local relationships. Coordinates staffing of Hop Fellows, student workers and other staff, and reconciles revenue and expenses connected to these programs.

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Impact Analysis & Communication
Manages the gathering, analysis and communication of Hop impact across all Hop programs and activities. This includes defining metrics of success, tracking programming, managing surveys, reporting on participation, gathering testimony, running focus groups, etc. Coordinates the Arts Impact working group, and synthesizes data in order to report and advise other Hop departments. Collaborates with the communications team and director’s office to share impact through various channels, including annual reports, board reports, grants and public emails and stories.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned
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