ADM: Special Events Coordinator (S9996C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Special events and volunteers provide prospective students and families with a personal glimpse to life here at Bates. Often, that glimpse can be the deciding factor in a prospective students’s decision to apply and enroll at Bates. The Special Events Coordinator recruits, communicates, and helps organize a group of volunteers for the Admission Office’s special events throughout the year. Special events include Open Houses, Maine Day, High School visits, and Accepted Students receptions. Communication with other coordinators , staff, and the project Area Dean is vital.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to: 

This job begins with training in the spring and resumes during the fall semester and extends to the end of short term. The Coordinator should understand the seriousness of the job.

The Basics

Department: Admission
Supervisor: Jack Behre
Office Location: Lindholm House, 23 Campus Ave
Pay Grade: C
Hours: Varies
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Required Education: At least one year experience at Bates College Required Experience: Previous experience having volunteered/ worked with the Admission Office in some capacity Desired Experience: Strong organizational and managerial skills, and a knack for recruiting fellow students to help out



Environment: Lindholm House and other parts of campus Physical Requirements: Light lifting, standing, walking, and typing Machines & Equipment used: Computers