The Assistant Director-Class and Reunion
Giving, will be responsible for coordinating various fundraising efforts
for the Senior Class Challenge, reunion giving and parent giving.
The incumbent should possess strong people skills and be able to manage
student volunteers for the Senior Class Challenge.
In addition, the Assistant Director will arrange special promotional
events as well as recruit, train and motivate volunteers within the
- Supervise the Senior Class Challenge
Student Director and advise the Steering Committee and core
volunteers. This includes recruitment, selection, training and
motivation of volunteers; project organization; budgeting;
solicitation and event scheduling and planning.
- Create and implement a Class Giving
program that coincides with reunion programs. This includes
recruitment, selection, training and motivation of volunteers;
coordinating and creating all solicitation materials and maintaining
class reunion web site.
- Coordinate parent fundraising and
serve as a division liaison to the Parents Councilís Resource
Planning Committee, serving in conjunction with the Parent Relations
- Committee responsibilities as
- Establish relationships across
campus that will allow interaction with the student community for
greater acceptance and support of the Senior Class Challenge.
- Establish/maintain relationships
within and outside the university that relate to class and reunion
- Make face-to-face visits on a
selected group of leadership annual fund donors to thank them for
past support, account for how their gifts have been used and solicit
their sustained or increased support.
- Work with the Director of the Annual
Fund to establish program and personal goals, training expectations
and career development.
- Provide regular statistical and
financial reports on the status of programs being supervised.
- Under the guidance of the Director
of the Annual Fund, coordinate with the Office of Communications and
marketing to ensure the Annual Fund effectively conveys the
university message in synchronization with broader efforts to brand
- Work with colleagues on the Annual
Fund team and the Office of Donor Relations as appropriate to design
and implement recognition and stewardship activities for donors to
the Annual Fund.
- Work with administrative support to
provide reportable information on goals and objective.
- Assist with the management of
student employees assigned to the Annual Fund.
- Assume other responsibilities as
assigned by the Director of the Annual Fund and work collaboratively
with the Annual Fund team to advance the goals of the Development
Office and the Division of University Advancement.
Working Environment and
The Assistant Director will be a staff member of the Development
Office with full-time responsibilities within the Annual Fund. The
Assistant Director will take his/her direction from the Director of the
annual Fund, to whom she/he will report. Duties will be executed in
accordance with the policies and procedures of the Development Office.
The individual will be expected to participate in the staff meetings and
activities of the Development Office.
The Assistant Directorís performance will be reviewed semi-annually
by the Director of the annual Fund on the basis of a work plan mutually
agreed to by the Director and the Assistant Director.
- Bachelorís degree required/masterís
- Minimum of 1-3 years of experience
in fundraising (preferably in higher education annual fund
environment) or in related fields if the experience transfers
effectively to the requirements of the position.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Strong verbal and written
- Ability to utilize technological
resources to maximum advantage.
- Willingness to work flexible hours,
including evenings and weekends.
- Willingness and ability to travel.