Coordinator, Alumni and Family Engagement
ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los
Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of
the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887,
Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging
curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a
range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a
member of The Claremont Colleges.
JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the Associate
Director, Alumni and Family Engagement, the Coordinator, Alumni and
Family Engagement assists with the successful development,
implementation, and management of an annual calendar of events and
opportunities for Pomona College alumni, parents, families, and
students that deepen the College’s relationship with these
important constituencies. The Coordinator is responsible for
conveying the vision that is developed in partnership with the
Associate Director, Alumni and Family Engagement, and the Director,
Alumni & Family Engagement. This position will create key
partnerships and design and plan essential programs and events in
the College community with the goal to increase overall
participation and financial support from alumni, parents and
friends of Pomona College in preparation for the most aspirational,
comprehensive capital campaign in the history of the College.
The Coordinator, Alumni and Family Engagement is a key member of
the Alumni and Family Engagement team, working to build a
best-in-class alumni and parent/family engagement program at one of
the national’s leading liberal arts colleges. This work is
accomplished in collaboration and in partnership with other
relationship builders through the College, with the Advancement
Division, including Major Gifts, Leadership and Reunion Giving,
Advancement Services, Advancement Communications and Events and
Annual Giving; as well as other colleagues across the College (such
as the Career Development Office, Admissions, and Student
Education: Bachelor’s degree is required. Employee
will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and
abilities needed to develop in the role of Coordinator.
Experience: Minimum of 3 years event production,
volunteer management, and development support experience in
progressively responsible positions, preferably in a higher
education setting. Demonstrated knowledge in understanding
of, and proficiency in, the areas of: office practices and
procedures; word processing, data base, spreadsheet, electronic
mail; office equipment use and maintenance; telephone etiquette;
letter and report writing; proofreading; correct English grammar,
usage, rhetoric, and spelling. Experience in performing complex and
concurrent tasks involving independent judgment and requiring speed
and accuracy; diplomacy balanced with assertiveness in supervising
a diverse staff; handling confidential information; effective
organizational/administrative abilities including proficiency in
planning and prioritizing.
REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this
full-time position are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Weekend and evening work hours may be required occasionally
throughout the year as related to event production and special
deadlines. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or
division. The position is eligible for
ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS: Regular,
full-time, non-exempt position. Starting pay
rate: $25.30 per hour.
POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College
offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health,
dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending
accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and
wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!
Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive,
and equal opportunity employer.