Merrimack College is a selective, private college in a beautiful,
residential setting — just minutes from Boston,
The Office of Development and Alumni Relations is seeking a
committed and enthusiastic individual to grow its dynamic and
vibrant forward-facing alumni relations team. The Alumni Relations
Coordinator will manage programs, activities and communications to
increase engagement among our alumni to create a culture of
connectedness, providing multiple opportunities for life-long
engagement with Merrimack College.
- Oversee event management processes including the creation and
management of registration pages for department events.
- Generate registration and event reporting and provide
post-event data analysis such as patterns and trends in
- Assist with managing event budgets, including tracking
expenses, invoicing, and payments.
- Coordinate third-party relationships regarding event materials
and rentals (venues, rentals, hotels, photography, transportation,
catering, audio-visual, etc.).
- Manage logistics and relationships with on-campus
- Serve as liaison with internal departments and external
partners on the planning of affinity and/or regional events,
gatherings, meetings, groups, etc.
- Assist with the creation of email, print, and social media
marketing schedules, collateral and content.
- Create and manage web content for events, website maintenance
and updates, and transition websites once events have
- Assist with Office of Development and Alumni Relations programs
and events, which will include evening and weekend work.
Application Materials Should Include:
- Baccalaureate degree or equivalent experience.
- Strong organizational and communication skills with excellent
- Effective time management skills.
- Successful execution of projects in a timely manner.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and campus
- A working style characterized by high energy, absolute
integrity and a strong commitment to collegiality and
- Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position,
citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including
experience with, and commitment to, our Catholic Augustinian
mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable
and inclusive institution of higher learning.
This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal
Vaccinations and Work Location
This is an on-campus position as employees are essential in order
to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for
our students and the community.
The COVID-19 vaccine and booster for which an individual may be
eligible are highly recommended for students, faculty and staff.
Merrimack College does not require proof of COVID vaccination for
enrollment, employment or to be a guest on our campus.
Statement on Our Mission
Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher
education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse
community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and
empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the
Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and
Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can
contribute to Merrimack’s Catholic and Augustinian mission and
values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and
inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of
underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their
application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and
inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture
that supports our Catholic and Augustinian mission and our values
of diversity, equity and inclusion.
About Merrimack College
The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in
New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent,
coeducational institution with more than 4,000 undergraduate and
1,400 graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries. The
College features more than 100 career-focused undergraduate,
professional and graduate programs, all taught by exceptional
faculty who are passionate about their subject and student success.
The College has five schools: arts and sciences, engineering and
computational sciences, nursing and health sciences, the Winston
school of education and social policy and the Girard school of
business. The College’s suburban 240-acre campus is approximately
25 miles north of Boston in the towns of North Andover and Andover,
Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges and
Universities/Larger Programs (M1) institution in the Carnegie
Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is
one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country
and has steadily climbed up in the U.S. News & World Report’s
ranking of Best Colleges, ranking 33rd in the Regional Universities
North category in 2024. Merrimack is a NCAA Division I athletic
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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