External Relations Coordinator


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Website: williams.edu

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Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

External Relations Coordinator
$18.00 Per Hour
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
At least 2 years office experience or Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education a

Williams College is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for an External Relations Coordinator in the ’68 Center for Career Exploration. This is a full time, year round, regular appointment. The ’68 Center for Career Exploration is dedicated to the success of Williams’ students. It is a one stop shop for student career exploration, internship and job searching, resume critiques, interviewing advice and networking. The ’68 Center for Career Exploration is a member of the Office of College Relations, which includes Alumni Relations, the Development Office and Advancement Information Systems.  

 As part of the ‘68 Center Operations & External Relations team, the External Relations Coordinator is integral in providing outstanding service to a large, highly valued employer and alumni community.  The successful candidate will be service-oriented, organized, energetic, welcoming, independent, unflappable, and tech savvy with a collaborative spirit as part of the ’68 Center for Career Exploration and the Office of College Relations.

Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Applicants should also highlight relevant experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly diverse community.


  • At least 2 years office experience or Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience providing exceptional customer service to demanding constituents and individuals of high value to an organization while fostering long-term relationships.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret individual needs, multi-task, and solve problems while using good judgment to balance the sometimes competing needs of various stakeholders.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a larger team. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including the ability to connect with diverse audiences. 
  • Solid detail oriented time management skills and the ability to respond quickly to a high volume of email correspondence and campus engagement requests from employers and alumni.  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google applications, and Zoom, general database principles, and providing basic instructions to systems users. 
  • Proficiency in Excel preferred, with demonstrated ability to create and present basic reports using pivot tables and graphs

Application review will begin on March 29, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay starts around $18 per hour, commensurate with experience, Job band 18.  Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply. 

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

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