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Engagement and Events Manager

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Position Title:

Engagement and Events Manager

Department this Position Reports to:

Advancement, Tuck School of Business

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Not a Union Position

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Not an SEIU Position

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Regular Full Time

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This position is located on campus in Hanover, NH and requires regular weekly on-site work presence of 3 days per week on average, and remote flexibility other days, with the understanding that more on-site presence will be required during heavy event weeks.

Location of Position:

Hanover, NH
Tuck, 100 Tuck Hall

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Position Purpose:

The Engagement and Events Manager plays a pivotal role in managing events and supporting the execution of engagement programming for alumni and donors. With high level guidance from the Director of Engagement, and as informed by Tuck’s mission, strategy, and institutional priorities, this position works as part of a team to ensure that events produced by Advancement uphold a standard of excellence, align with organizational goals, resonate with target audiences, and enhance Tuck’s lifelong commitment to a distinctly personal, connected, and transformative experience.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

Bachelors plus 3-5 years' experience 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 event planning or program management.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and 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, SharePoint, and Zoom).
  • Demonstrated project management and proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive learning community and professional growth.
  • Ability to travel and work occasional evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience working in higher education, alumni engagement, volunteer management, non-profit management, or a related field.

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries:

Lorin Parker

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Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

Lorin Parker, Executive Director, Talent Management

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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.

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Event Management & Execution:As part of the Alumni Engagement team, provides broad and high-level support and management in the planning and execution of a wide variety of Advancement events including regional and on-campus events, virtual programs, reunions, and lifelong learning offerings. Responsible for end-to-end event management for assigned events. Manages engagement-based projects that require high levels of attention to detail, accuracy, sensitivity, and a continued focus on the purpose of those activities. Partners with Advancement Operations colleagues and contributes to the creation of event tools, registrations, and communications. Prepares event collateral and tracks event participation. Works with internal and external vendors/stakeholders to organize logistics including venue arrangements, catering, communication collateral, program speaker needs, and audio visual. Partners with Advancement Operations to manage and maintain event related data to ensure integrity.

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Volunteer Management:In partnership with the team and by leveraging resources from Advancement Operations, triages and fulfills volunteer support requests. Engages with key alumni volunteers to support their planning and execution of successful alumni events and communications and to cultivate engagement with Tuck, providing event planning support, guidance, and advice as needed. Maintains volunteer membership and data in collaboration with the Advancement Operations team.

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Financial Management:
Manages the financial components of engagement initiatives and events, including vendor contracts and payments, tracking and reconciling expenditures, and preparing expense reports and payments. Acts as a key partner to Tuck finance on contracts, payments, and processes.

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Innovation and Professional Development:
Contributes ideas, input, and support to initiatives, decisions, and communications with implications for alumni engagement programming. Seeks out, applies, and shares knowledge of innovations through market research, engagement with peer networks and professional associations, and continuing education opportunities.

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


Performs other duties as assigned.


Dartmouth welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds, with varied experiences, and a range of talents, who are motivated to learn, develop, and achieve success. 

Inspired by its unique New England setting, Dartmouth is dedicated to effecting positive change within a community where everyone collaborates to generate knowledge, engage with the global community, and enhance their personal growth and purpose.

Join a welcoming environment that fosters exploration and promotes teamwork. Here, you'll discover inclusive spaces, open opportunities, and a culture that values diverse identities and perspectives.

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