Manager of Special Events
This position is responsible for developing and managing virtual and in-person events and programs designed to achieve Evergreen’s strategic fundraising goals and strengthen relationships with internal and external
audiences. The incumbent oversees an events program with outcomes fostering lifelong relationships with a
diverse constituency on behalf of the College and The Evergreen State College Foundation.
This position collaborates with senior leaders in Advancement, the President’s Office, alumni, donors, friends,
volunteers, Advancement staff, and units across campus employing industry best practices in utilizing events
and other tactics as cultivation opportunities to meet fundraising and engagement goals. This position is
responsible for leading, planning, implementing, and assessing events from inception to completion, ensuring an excellent, inclusive guest experience and campus partner satisfaction.
This is a full-time, overtime-exempt, project position on the Olympia Campus of The Evergreen State College.
The project position is funded through June 30, 2024 and is an “at-will” appointment, exempt from Washington
State Civil Service rules and the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements.
Salary and Benefits: $4,548 – $5,913 per month of full-time work + excellent benefits including paid sick and
vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance package; and a
tuition waiver program.
Closes: September 28, 2021
All requested application materials must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered.
About the College
The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia,
Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a
national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught
academic programs. The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, graduate programs, and public service
centers that constitute a unique academic setting. The college values a student-centered learning environment,
a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working
together. For more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or our website:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or status as a protected
veteran. For more information regarding Evergreen’s non-discrimination policies or to report discrimination, please visit the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity webpage at
https://www.evergreen.edu/equalopportunity or contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Officer
at (360) 867-5371, Room 3102 Library Building, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA 98505.