Position TitleManager, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations
Union/Non UnionNon Union
Full Time or Part TimeFull Time
Hiring Salary Range$58,754-$64,629/Annually
Regular or TemporaryRegular
Job Description Summary
Working independently, and utilizing highly specialized best practices, the manager of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations is responsible for developing, planning and implementing a comprehensive annual giving program that will increase participation and financial support from alumni and friends of the college as well as coordinate all logistical functions related to a comprehensive alumni relations effort. The manager of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations will also coordinate and manage all aspects of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations fundraising to include: direct mail; sponsorship solicitations, budgeting, tracking, financial reporting, special events, volunteer management, and stewardship.
- Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of five years of development experience, preferably in higher education.
- Five years of previous fundraising experience required, preferably in a nonprofit environment.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
- Ability to perform detailed work independently as well as in a team environment
- Ability to work, on occasion, during non-peak hours (early mornings, evenings and weekends) to accommodate the availability of various constituents groups
- Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
- Computer literate, with sound working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite®
- Ability to read and comprehend the English language sufficiently with the capacity to understand various forms, documentation, files and information
- Ability to provide direction to others through communication, modeling appropriate behavior, optimism, and high achievement
- Knowledge of database management and fundamentals of gift processing
- Openness to new ideas and their implementation
- Ability to utilize judgment to adapt to changing situations appropriately
- Ability to listen and understand donor needs, both internally and externally, and proactively respond in a timely and consistent and timely manner
- Demonstrated analytical and fund raising skills with the ability to recognize opportunities, identify critical, high pay-off activities and prioritize them to attain goals
- Ability to manage, develop, and mentor staff
- Ability to use own transportation to attend off-campus meetings and events
- Demonstrated skills in gift solicitation
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to represent the Office of Institutional Advancement to external constituents and work effectively with internal constituents across several levels including the president, program directors and trustees
- Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
- A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Open until filled