Staff & Career Opportunities

Current Staff

Diego S. Segalini ’98
Executive Director

YanJie Hou ’06
Founder & Co-Director, Alumni Mentoring Program
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James Khuu ’14
Operations Assistant
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Salome Mumford
Communications Specialist
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Job and Internship Opportunities at SHSAA

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT

The Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association (SHSAA) champions Stuyvesant students and alumni. With 50,000+ alumni around the globe, our powerful network supports Stuyvesant, empowers its dynamic student body of 3,300 pupils, and promotes fellowship among alumni. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible alumni community where all members feel valued, and are as proud to be a member as they were to be a student. We envision Stuyvesant High School, a specialized public high school in New York City that has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best high schools in the nation, as a beacon of hope for all NYC students seeking an incomparable educational experience in STEM, the Arts and Humanities, and more.

SHSAA seeks a permanent full-time Community Engagement Assistant to join the team immediately. The Community Engagement Assistant will be an integral part of the Alumni Office team and works closely with the Executive Director in all activities involving office correspondence, alumni engagement, and program administration, including StuyPrep, Alumni Mentoring, and Scholarship Programs.

Responsibilities include:

• Assists in Reunions, the Annual Benefit, and other event planning;
• Maintains relationships with alumni, students, and school staff
• Answers external and internal inquiries
• Coordinates programs which provide direct support to students, such as StuyPrep and Alumni Mentoring
• Manages the Scholarships application process, including distribution of guidelines, application forms and related program materials
• Supports the Governance Committee in Board Elections
• Supports the office in issuing acknowledgement letters to donors;
• Provides light administrative support to the Executive Director;
• Serves as support staff for events as needed, including evenings and weekends;
• Other duties as assigned.

The Community Engagement Assistant reports to the Executive Director and has the opportunity to supervise interns.

Qualifications: Strong candidates for this position will have:
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not mandatory;
• 1-2 years of work experience; nonprofit or accounting experience a plus;
• Legal authorization to work in the United States
• A strong sense of integrity to operate with the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism;
• Ability to be graceful and diplomatic in maintaining various business relationships;
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.), Adobe, Google Mail and be able to learn and navigate databases;
• Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, or other database tools, a strong plus;
• Occasional requirement to arrive early/stay late on an ad hoc/as required basis;
• Occasional requirement to lift boxes 25lbs (or more) in support of events and School Store needs;
• Ties to Stuyvesant High School strongly preferred.

Compensation: $45,000 – $52,000 annually, commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

SHSAA offers an attractive benefits package, including healthcare insurance (medical and dental), a voluntary retirement savings plan, commuter benefits, and paid time off.

Schedule: Primarily in-person, with occasional remote working, Monday to Friday. Occasional requirement to support events on evenings and weekends.

COVID-19 considerations: As the Alumni Office is located within a DOE Public School building, all positions at SHSAA fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

To Apply: Please e-mail your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, stating how you heard about the position and your qualifications to Diego Segalini, Executive Director at [email protected]. Please title the email “Community Engagement Assistant: YOUR NAME.” No phone calls please. Only those moving forward to an interview will be contacted.

The Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service, or any other class protected by state or federal law. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment, and strongly encourage applications from people of color and women. To learn more about SHSAA, visit www.StuyAlumni.org.