Director of Alumni Engagement

Administrator / Full-Time

The Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA

The Williston Northampton School, an independent, co-educational boarding school located in Easthampton, MA, seeks a full-time calendar-year Director of Alumni Engagement. The Director of Alumni Engagement fosters alumni connections, affinity, and philanthropic support through volunteer management, fundraising, events, and communications. This role involves developing strategic activities valued by Williston Northampton alumni, maintaining lifelong relationships, inspiring loyalty and financial contributions, and enhancing the school’s reputation. The director also engages alumni in meaningful activities to advance the school’s mission. We seek a highly motivated, outgoing individual who can collaborate with Advancement colleagues and other campus partners to achieve multi-faceted alumni engagement goals. The ideal candidate should bring a broad and inspiring vision for alumni engagement and possess the skills to manage daily operations, including planning, budgeting, and staff development.

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, and five-plus years of experience in development and/or alumni relations and fundraising for education. Experience or familiarity with independent schools a plus. Candidates should possess high energy and enthusiasm to authentically promote Williston and serve as its ambassador to the alumni community; a demonstrated ability to effectively manage staff and volunteers; strong organizational skills; an eye for detail; and be an active and genuine listener with excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Candidates must have the ability to work in a school environment by successfully completing all legally required background checks including CORI, SORI, and a fingerprint-based criminal background check. Full job description available. Full benefit and retirement plan eligibility.

Qualified / interested candidates will direct all inquiries, including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references to Eric Yates, Chief Advancement Officer through the link provided. Non-smoking campus. EOE.

The Williston Northampton School

Easthampton, MA
Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender