Job Details

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Events and Special Projects Manager

Department this Position Reports to

Admissions & Financial Aid

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


Union Type

Not a Union Position

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Part Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Part-time (32 hours per week); benefits eligible. This position is located on campus in Hanover, NH and requires regular weekly on-site work presence with 1-2 days per week remote flexibility.

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Tuck, 100 Tuck Hall

Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.

Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

The Events and Special Projects Manager plays a pivotal role in the planning, coordination, and execution of organizational events and unique initiatives. This position oversees the end-to-end management of events, ensuring that they align with organizational goals, resonate with target audiences, and are executed seamlessly. Additionally, the manager is responsible for spearheading special projects that drive the organization’s mission forward.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • 3-5 years of professional experience coordinating and managing complex events and event calendars.
  • Experience in office administration or program management.
  • Outstanding organizational skills with adaptability to shifts in priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in technology/communication tools (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Slack, and Zoom).
  • Demonstrated project management and proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive learning community and professional growth.
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience working in higher education.
  • Experience with higher education enterprise resource planning ( ERP ) systems like Slate, Banner, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Salesforce, OnBase, etc.
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Lorin Parker

Department Contact Phone Number


Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Lorin Parker, Executive Director of Talent Management

Department Contact's Phone Number

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, conduct review, 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.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

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.

Additional Instructions

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Key Accountabilities


1. Events Management:
  • Plans and oversees logistics for in-person and virtual recruitment and yield events.
  • Negotiates venue contracts and liaises with venue contacts on room layouts, catering, A/V requests, and other logistics.
  • Maintains and manages master recruitment and yield events calendars.
  • Works closely with admissions officers, alumni, and students to confirm and communicate event scheduling details.
  • Responds to phone, email and online inquiries related to events.
Percentage Of Time



2. Special Projects:
  • Manages and completes special projects that drive the organization’s mission forward.
Percentage Of Time



3. Teamwork and Collaboration :
  • Collaborates with Admissions & Financial Aid colleagues and other Tuck/Dartmouth offices to arrange community events and related logistics.
  • Assists in staffing Admissions reception area and greeting office visitors.
Percentage Of Time




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


Performs other duties as assigned.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Talent Acquisition Consultant
    • abilityJOBS
    • American Library Association
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    • Dartmouth College Employment Website
    • Glassdoor
    • Internal Employee Referral (Please specify full name below)
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • National Black MBA Association
    • Recruit Military
    • Prospanica
    • Valley News
    • Handshake
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If you answered, 'Internal Employee Referral' or 'Other' to the above question, please specify here:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1


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