Feb 1

Job: Community Engagement Officer – Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, USA)

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Position: Community Engagement Officer
Posted by:
Teachers College at Columbia University
Location: New York, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Teachers College, Columbia University is seeking a creative, community-focused individual who is interested in helping the TC Experience Team to build meaningful engagement opportunities with alumni, donors, students and faculty, government officials, and the wider community that will motivate these individuals and groups to support the fundraising priorities of the College.

Reporting to the Director of Government Relations & Community Engagement, the Community Engagement Officer/Manager will provide day-to-day support for both the Government Relations Director and the Associate Director of Engagement & Experience. The ideal candidate is a resourceful individual with superior interpersonal, written, organizational, and relationship-building skills, who is a self-starter, is detail oriented, and who is able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years’ experience in Alumni & Donor Relations, Advancement, or Government & Community engagement
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and Google Drive.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple and varied projects simultaneously
  • Excellent writing skills; a cover letter is a must.
  • Ability to work on-campus as needed – prefer at least 3 days per week.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills;
  • Punctuality and responsiveness

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, HTML, Adobe Creative Suite or other computer software is desired.
  • Experience working in Raiser’s Edge and or Salesforce Marketing Cloud.

Salary Range:


Competitive Compensation and Benefits

The salary range reflects the College’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting.  Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

Our benefits contribute significantly to the total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance plans; flexible and hybrid work schedules; tuition remission; life insurance; short and long-term disability insurance; an exceptional employer retirement matching program; health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility, and a robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

If you would like to request any disability related accommodations to complete the job application or to participate in the interview process, please email:oasid@tc.columbia.edu.


Teachers College maintains a hybrid work environment, which provides employees with flexible work arrangements, while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person college-campus culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite or in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days). Employees are expected to live within a 150-mile radius of the College.  

We will consider qualified candidates that reside beyond this radius based on the responsibilities and duties expected of the position.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Teachers College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and to providing equal opportunity in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here.

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