ADV: Reunion Bates Star (S9648C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities


Reunion Weekend is a weekend-long event, bringing over 1,200 alumni together between 14 classes. Reunion BatesStars work from Wednesday, June 10th through Sunday, June 14th, giving assistance wherever and whenever it is needed. Reunion is an exciting time for alumni, and Bates Stars provide as much assistance as possible, in order for alumni to maximize and enjoy their time with their friends. BatesStars can expect to be on-call and available at a moment’s notice for the entirety of the weekend. The position requires great leadership skills, customer service skills, a positive attitude and lots of energy! We will provide housing and meals for counselors during Reunion Weekend; housing and meals for the two weeks prior to Reunion Weekend are negotiable.

How To Apply:

In addition to submitting the online application below, please send a resume to with the subject “Reunion BatesStar”

Applications are due no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, March 13, 2015.


The Basics

Department: College Advancement
Supervisor: James Patefield
Office Location: Lane Hall, 2 Andrews Road Lewiston, ME 04240
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 40-60 hrs between Wednesday and Sunday of Reunion Weekend
Workers: 35-40

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Students must have a High School degree, and some college education. They must understand how to work in a customer service environment. Students should have a sense of humor, high-energy, positive attitude, be able and willing to adapt to change and the unexpected. Students must have a US or International Driver’s License


Students report to: James Patefield, the Administrative Assistant and Reunion and Class Giving personnel. They also work closely with the BatesStar Coordinator, BatesStar Assistant Coordinators, Annual Giving Staff and alumni


Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

-Serve as knowledgeable resource and ambassador of the college to alumni and their families

-Exhibit a professional, helpful, and flexible attitude

-Work at the Registration Center, directing alumni as they arrive on campus and fielding questions

-Serve as a class host and stay in assigned dorms, and help meet that class’ needs regarding supplies, decorations, and amenities

-Assist in preparation, setup, and running of different class or college-sponsored programs

-Transport alums across campus via golf cart