The coordinator of connections possesses a passion for culture and connections while holding the belief that diversity and inclusivity make us stronger as a Wellington community. This individual is passionate about joining a dynamic team with a future-forward vision for Wellington.
This new position at Wellington will be critical in helping to elevate the experience of all of our community members by building meaningful connections with all constituents and overseeing school events. At Wellington, we work to create a home where everyone is known and where they know their voice matters.
This position will be critical in ensuring that this ethos is a reality for all. Lending support for diversity and inclusion initiatives will also form a critical element in helping this role to connect with our entire community of leaders and learners. Keeping a forward-thinking, innovative, and agile approach in mind, the coordinator of connections will work to implement and utilize the latest in communication technology and AV tools to maximize the effectiveness of communication and the quality of our events.
Essential Job Functions
Create and maintain systems for gathering feedback from constituents, including surveys, coffees, and orientation activities
Support diversity and inclusion initiatives for students, parents, faculty, and staff
Execute experience-related functions including:
effective partnership with school leadership to ensure that project goals and outcomes are defined and realized
audio visual support for all-school events
planning and coordination of all logistical aspects of each event, including signage, facility set-up, vendor involvement, printed materials, and all day-of event activities.
Collaborate with key stakeholders on budget, invoicing, vendor payment, and expenses
Creativity, enthusiasm, flexibility, initiative, high energy level, and sense of humor
Sincere enjoyment in connecting with individuals and cultivating relationships
Two years or more of professional experience in customer relations
Event planning experience, in a leadership or supporting role
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Openness to change and creative problem solving, working in a dynamic environment
Knowledge and understanding of latest communication and presentation technology and tools
Ability to work with a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends, depending on event timing and needs
We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.
The Wellington School guides all children to discover and cultivate their inherent genius in every dimension of life--intellectual, social, emotional, aesthetic and physical–by establishing a diverse, inclusive and safe environment that fosters educational excellence, prioritizes deep individual inquiry, ignites curiosity and creativity, promotes social responsibility and prepares students to lead in an evolving global community.