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Assistant Director for Digital Engagement

Williams College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 13, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director for Digital Engagement

Location: Williams Campus,Williamstown
Job ID: 302646
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Opening Details

Alumni of Williams College are known for their energy, enthusiasm, and their desire to share their purple passion with the world. As Assistant Director for Digital Engagement, you will be responsible for harnessing that energy and channeling it into digital-first communications strategy.

The Assistant Director for Digital Engagement is part of a dynamic Office of Alumni Engagement: a team of creative, empathetic, and committed individuals who are dedicated to keeping alumni connected to each other and the college by uplifting and empowering all members of our diverse community. We are looking for someone with a creative mindset who will thrive while working as part of a highly functioning team.

This role is eligible for up to two days per week remote work from locations in MA, CT, NY, or VT subject to our remote and flexible working policy.


As Assistant Director for Digital Engagement, you will lead the next evolution of omni-channel alumni-centric communications at scale. Together with your direct report, you will manage digital communications connecting with our alumni population.

Digital engagement and communications should be driven by the college's and alumni community's shared commitment to core values, such as inclusion, caring, and accessibility. Your planning and execution for digital-first communications will need to be informed by the input, insights, and experience of core partners, including campus colleagues, external vendors, and, importantly, alumni volunteers. As Assistant Director for Digital Engagement, you are not only a communicator; you are also a community builder and a keen collaborator and coordinator who makes sure all stakeholders are included, informed, and valued as contributors and content creators.

  • 5 or more years relevant communications and relationship based work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience (a Bachelor's is considered the equivalent of 2 yrs experience).
  • Demonstrable expertise in social media required.
  • Experience managing complex projects or processes.
  • Experience shaping engagement strategy using measurable outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to account for the needs and interests of a varied and diverse audience in all aspects of digital communications.
  • Exceptional organizational, oral and written communications skills.

To apply, please complete this survey in lieu of a cover letter and submit your resume through Job band 2-F. If you have trouble with the survey link, try right clicking to open in a new tab.

Application review will begin on February 6, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay range is from $65,000 to $75,000, commensurate with experience. Job Band 2-F.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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