ADV: Reunion Bates Star (S9995X)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Bates Reunion Weekend is a signature campus event. Over 1,000 alumni and friends from 14 reunion classes return to campus to reconnect, reminisce, and celebrate their Bates experience. Reunion Weekend takes place June 8-11. Reunion BatesStars’ primary responsibilities are to (1) interact with alumni and serve as a positive Bates ambassador and (2) help the Advancement staff execute a smooth and memorable weekend.

The Basics

Supervisor: Elizah Laurenceau
Office Location: Lane Hall 303
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 40
Workers: 40

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Each BatesStar is assigned to a specific class in addition to other responsibilities — BatesStars can expect to be on-call throughout the weekend. Year after year, alumni say that connecting with BatesStars is a highlight of their Reunion experience, so it’s important that BatesStars have excellent customer service skills and lots of energy. Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to: • Serve as a knowledgeable resource and college ambassador to alumni and their families. • Exhibit a professional, helpful and flexible attitude; expect to be a representative of the Advancement Office and Bates and be willing to help at a moment’s notice. • Work at the Registration Center, welcoming alumni as they arrive on campus, checking them in, and fielding questions. • Serve as a class host and stay in assigned dorms, helping to meet the class’ needs regarding supplies, decorations, and amenities. • Assist in the preparation, set-up, and running of class and college-sponsored programs. • Transport alumni across campus via golf cart Logistical notes: • The minimum time requirement is June 7-June 11, 2023. • Food and accommodations are provided to all BatesStars during Reunion Weekend.


REQUIRED: Driver’s license preferred EDUCATION: Current Bates Student EXPERIENCE: Administrative work


Reports to: Elizah Laurenceau, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Identity and Affinity Programs Coordinates with: Advancement Reunion Staff, BatesStar Coordinators, and Alumni.

Working Conditions

Environment: Lane Hall until Reunion Weekend Travel Requirements: Walk across campus as requested, and carry supplies.