Major Giving Coordinator


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267


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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.

Major Giving Coordinator
$18 to $22 Per Hour
Full Time
Administrative/Clerical/Data Entry
Administrative Assistant
Event Coordinator
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
3 yrs or (A Bachelor’s degree may substitute 2 years of experience)

Williams College is enthusiastically accepting applications for the Major Giving Coordinator in Development. Working as part of a lively team, the coordinator will collaborate often with colleagues throughout the Office of College Relations and the College at large in addition to external constituents including at least vendors and prospective donors. We’re seeking someone eager to bring their enthusiasm to the important work of engaging alumni and parent donors and securing their support for the college. The successful candidate will enjoy close working relationships, detail-oriented paperwork, logistical event planning, time-bound tasks, and occasional autonomous research projects, all in a fast-paced environment.  

Williams is committed to hiring a diverse faculty and staff who will enrich the educational experience and culture at the college. The successful candidate will excel at working in a diverse community--a community that welcomes all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, genders, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.


Your primary role will be to support your team by booking travel, scheduling meetings, keeping the database updated, reconciling credit cards, travel reimbursements and invoices and regularly generating thank you notes.  You will help plan the logistical end of on and off campus events along with virtual events.  The successful candidate will also bring a can-do attitude to a team of people who like to get things done alongside deep warmth and kindness to a highly devoted alumni and parent population. 

This role is eligible to work remotely up to two days per week from locations in MA, CT, NY, or VT – Subject to review and revision as policy evolves, as well as supervisor discretion.



  • 3 years experience in an administrative role with increasing responsibility, or an equivalent combination of education and experience (A Bachelor’s degree may substitute 2 years of experience)
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective, enjoyable relationships internally and externally
  • Accuracy, professionalism and confidentiality are crucial
  • Event planning, customer service, and excellent communication, including proofreading, is essential
  • Ability to work successfully with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds 
  • Strong multitasker with excellent attention to detail and enthusiasm for working with a range of technology systems and platforms 

Application review will begin on January 31, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay range is from $18 to $22 per hour, commensurate with experience. Job band 18. Please visit to apply - all application materials will be reviewed by the search committee.

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 compliance with COVID-19 related policies are required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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