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Development Officer (FULL TIME)

University of Findlay | Findlay, OH | Posted July 15, 2019

Job Description This posting is for a full-time, 12-month, 40 hours per week, exempt position. The Development Officer will build and manage a portfolio of individuals who have the financial capacity to make leadership level gifts to the University of at least $25,000 to support strategic fundraising priorities for endowment, capital, annual, and programmatic projects. The Development Officer will develop an annual plan to qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni, parents and friends for major gifts to support priority funding needs of the university. The Development Officer will have a personal portfolio of major gift prospects (approx. 150 prospect households) they will manage. The Development Officer will utilize staff and departmental resources to focus on prospects who can make the largest gifts to the University, and work with the college deans to assist them in identifying and cultivating donors to their college priorities. Required Education and Experience • Bachelor’s degree. • Three years of professional experience is required. • Computer literacy, including familiarity with the internet, word processing, spreadsheet, E-Mail, scheduling and database software programs. • Experience in fundraising or transferrable skills, prefer prior experience working with volunteers. Preferred Education and Experience • Candidates with a background in higher education fund raising and a history of successfully soliciting five figure and higher gifts will be given first preference. Other candidates with backgrounds in professions with transferable skills will also be considered, e.g. sales, marketing, communications, etc. • Three years of relevant experience. • Experience with Blackbaud's Raiser Edge software. • Experience in development and higher education or other non-profit. • Competencies • Willingness to ask individuals to donate to the University of Findlay. Collaboration Skills. Persuasive Presentation Skills. Communication Proficiency. Integrity. Flexibility. Organizational Skills. Performance Management. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility. Technical Capacity. • Supervisory Responsibility Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For optimal consideration for this exciting opportunity, include a cover letter; current resume and the contact information for three professional references with your application. The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Male/Female/Disabled/Vet. For more information and to apply: https://findlay.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Main-Campus/Development-Officer_R0000795

Alumni Events & Communications Coordinator (FULL TIME)

Baldwin Wallace University | Berea, OH | Posted July 2, 2019

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Alumni Events & Communications Coordinator plans and executes alumni events as well as creates and maintains alumni engagement communications in order to create and reinforce life-long connections with the University and its alumni, students, faculty and community members. This includes working closely with the Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement team, various Baldwin Wallace University campus partners and BW affinity groups to strengthen relationships, form new relationships, and support BW’s overall philanthropy & alumni engagement strategy. 

Compensation:

A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 12 days paid sick leave, 20 days paid vacation, 15 paid holidays, employer-paid long and short-term disability plans, 403 (b) retirement plan, university-paid life insurance and tuition benefits for employee, spouse and children.

A complete job description and application instructions are available here

Deadline to apply is July 22, 2019.


Major Gifts Officer (FULL TIME)

Wilmington College | Wilmington, OH | Posted July 1, 2019

Wilmington College Office of Advancement is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Major Gift Officer – Ohio Region reporting to the Vice President for College Advancement. This is a full time, exempt level position on our main campus in Wilmington, Ohio. This position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of alumni, parents, and friends of the College capable of making gifts of $10,000 or more and who live in the state of Ohio or Northern Kentucky. Some travel is required. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred, plus a minimum of five years of responsible related experience. Experience in non-profit philanthropy preferred. Must demonstrate evidence of ability to solicit major gifts and management experience in activities related to major giving programs. Interested applicants should submit a detailed cover letter and resume unless otherwise indicated in the position information below. Please specify position of interest in the letter of application and subject line of email (if submitting electronically). For positions requiring degrees, unofficial transcripts of college work are helpful. Submit materials to the Director of Human Resources, Wilmington College, Pyle Center 1187, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177-2499 or email to humanresources@wilmington.edu or follow instructions in the position information below. Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate unlawfully in employment matters on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law. EOE Wilmington College conducts background investigations including criminal, work history and credential confirmation on all employees as a condition of continued employment. Some positions may require additional motor vehicle record review and drug screening.

Director of Alumni Engagement (FULL TIME)

Wilmington College | Wilmington, OH | Posted July 1, 2019

The Office of College Advancement carries out the major fundraising efforts at Wilmington College and is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Alumni Engagement. This position is responsible for increasing support to the College through the planning and implementation of programming that engage alumni in the strategic efforts of the College and solicit their support and involvement in these efforts. Their efforts will also include cultivating current students to transition to active alumni through coordination with campus career services and strengthening the enrollment process by connecting current Alumni with prospective students. This position will also manage a portfolio of annual fund donors in support of annual and campaign fundraising goals. The Director of Alumni Engagement reports to the Managing Director of Advancement Services and oversees the activities of the Annual Fund Coordinator, Event and Travel Coordinator and the Director of Athletic Development. The Director of Alumni Engagement works in a collaborative relationship with the Enrollment Management and Career Services Department to create channels of engagement for our Alumni. Major responsibilities include: Oversee the design and implementation of all engagement activities for Wilmington College’s Alumni base. These activities are designed to engage alumni in mentoring, volunteering, recruiting and annual giving. This includes but is not limited to: planning and executing networking, educational and social events; maintaining regular communication, including surveys on interests and employment. Develop WC’s Annual Alumni Engagement Plan. Including Key Performance Indicators, action plans and benchmarks for the following activities: Direct Mail Phonathon Personal Solicitations Student Philanthropy Council Giving Day Events First Decade Society Alumni outreach events Homecoming/ARW Faculty/Staff Campaign Partner with the Office of Admissions to include Alumni in the recruiting and admissions process and with the Office of Student Affairs to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni. Develop ideas and content for Alumni print publications, website and social media in collaboration with the Office of Marketing and Communications. Manage the Alumni Council and the selection process for the Alumni of Distinction awards. Manage a portfolio of annual fund donors and/or prospective donors. Meet established benchmarks for visits, asks and dollars raised. Represent Wilmington College in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, donors, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers. Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s and five years of progressive experience in alumni relations and fund raising in a college advancement setting. Excellent communication skills. Ability to plan and implement projects. Some evening and weekend work and travel will be required. Interested applicants should submit a detailed cover letter and resume unless otherwise indicated in the position information below. Please specify position of interest in the letter of application and subject line of email (if submitting electronically). For positions requiring degrees, unofficial transcripts of college work are helpful. Submit materials to the Director of Human Resources, Wilmington College, Pyle Center 1187, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177-2499 or email to humanresources@wilmington.edu or follow instructions in the position information below. Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate unlawfully in employment matters on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law. EOE Wilmington College conducts background investigations including criminal, work history and credential confirmation on all employees as a condition of continued employment. Some positions may require additional motor vehicle record review and drug screening.

Director of Development, School of Dental Medicine (FULL TIME)

Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH | Posted June 25, 2019

The Director of Development will have primary responsibility for the solicitation of individual gifts for Case Western Reserve University from its natural constituency and beyond. The director will be charged to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of 150 to 200 prospects for the School of Dental Medicine for unrestricted and campaign related gifts from $100,000 to $500,000. This position will require that approximately 80 percent of their time be on direct face-to-face cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, with the expectation that they will be fully responsible for individual major gift activity within a specific program, school, or university priority. Functioning as part of a development team, the director will be expected to work collegially, and in partnership, with school-based colleagues. The director of development will assist in overseeing the dental school’s national fund raising programs and will offer counsel in planning and implementing the school’s fund raising campaign(s) throughout the country. Application review will begin July 12, 2019 http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/employment/career.html

Earlham College Director of Annual Giving — Institutional Advancement (FULL TIME)

Earlham College | Richmond, IN | Posted June 25, 2019

Description Earlham College is seeking to fill the position of Director of Annual Giving in the Office of Institutional Advancement. This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative Faculty position. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package. The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for developing a successful strategy for the College’s annual giving program each year, and has the ultimate responsibility for overseeing the planning, implementation and evaluation of that strategy. The position also is responsible for developing strategies to solicit and steward members of the College’s President’s Circle (donors of $1,500+ annually) via mail, email, social media and special events in order to make the donors feel connected to the College and valued. The Director reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and supervises the Associate Director of Annual Giving and the Assistant Director of Annual Giving. The Director works closely with the Major Gifts staff, Communications and Marketing staff, and other members of the College Institutional Advancement staff. Primary Duties & Responsibilities *Develop and oversee the implementation of the overall strategy for the annual giving effort each year. *Oversee messaging for printed materials, e-communications, social media and the annual fund website. *Develop statistical evaluation of the annual giving effort that informs fundraising efforts. This includes tracking fundraising results from each solicitation, monitoring progress toward the goal of the Earlham Fund, and analyzing trends in giving over time and within donor categories. *Develop and review data-informed solicitation initiatives (e.g., direct mail, email, phone, crowdfunding, social media, the annual giving day, face-to-face meetings). *With the Associate Director, Assistant Director and Alumni Relations staff, develop and implement the strategy for the College’s reunion giving program and for Earlham’s day of giving — Earlham Day. *Develop and oversee the implementation of a strategy for soliciting and engaging with President’s Circle donors via mail, electronic media and special events. Included in this work is consultation with advancement services staff to identify prospects, and coordinating the work of major gifts staff relative to high-end gifts to the Earlham Fund. *With the assistant director of annual giving, oversee the direct mail and phone-a-thon function of the office. *The capability to develop new programs leading to further success in annual giving including, but not limited to, programs targeting parents and young alumni. *Collaborate with Alumni Relations team on communication and outreach to alumni in order to engage them philanthropically. *Cultivate a culture of philanthropy on campus with faculty, staff and students. *Serve as the Institutional Advancement liaison for the Development Committee of the Alumni Council. *Provide regular data-driven reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement analyzing current and multi-year trends in Annual Giving efforts. *Prepare reports for the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the President of the College, the Board of Trustees and the Alumni Council as required. *Maintain and improve the following internal office processes: -Acknowledgement process and -Unit budget and expenditures. *Provide direction and content for annual giving’s presence in Earlham publications, e-communications, social media, and on the College’s website. *Represent the College at selected events and perform other duties as assigned. Experience & Qualifications *Six years of experience in the advancement field with a demonstrated history of increasing job responsibility is required. *Four years of annual giving experience, preferably at an institution of higher learning is preferred; but relevant experience with alumni relations, admissions, marketing or direct-mail fundraising will be considered. *A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. *A commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education is essential. *Must be organized, creative, highly analytical and have excellent communication skills. *Must have a firm understanding of fundraising concepts. *Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team, and have a proven professional track record. *A willingness to travel. Application Instructions Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references as a single electronic file to the Earlham College Human Resources Office at: shiprka@earlham.edu. Full listing: http://earlham.edu/human-resources-and-business-operations/current-openings/?job=68415

Earlham College Director of Alumni Engagement — Institutional Advancement (FULL TIME)

Earlham College | Richmond, IN | Posted June 25, 2019

Description Earlham College is seeking to fill the position of Director of Alumni Engagement in the Office of Institutional Advancement. This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative Faculty position. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package. The Director of Alumni Engagement is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide volunteer service and professional expertise, and partnering with development colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni donors. Alumni Engagement works closely with Annual Giving in the effort to incorporate annual giving themes into alumni activities, including our annual giving day – Earlham Day, in order to increase alumni engagement in the College’s giving programs. The Director of Alumni Engagement reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and supervises the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Institutional Advancement Communications Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. The Director also works closely with faculty, students and other College administrators. Primary Duties & Responsibilities *Serve as liaison between the College and alumni to communicate the needs, interests and concerns of both entities to each other in efforts to create and maintain strong relationships. *Develop and implement innovative strategies that are data-driven to: -Attract alumni to campus, including helping coordinate individual alumni and group visits where appropriate. -Encourage student and faculty participation in alumni activities. -Coordinate communication efforts that promote and educate alumni about the Alumni Association and its benefits, and implement outreach efforts to students transitioning to alumni about becoming members of the association. *Research, develop and oversee alumni programming which responds to alumni demographic factors, including age, vocation, academic background, affinity groups and geographic regions (e.g., young alumni, parent, reunions). *Serve as the primary liaison to The Earlham College Alumni Council and ensure that robust and regular lines of communications are maintained between the College, the Council and the African American Advisory Board. This will include but is not limited to facilitating regular interaction with the College's senior leadership and Institutional Advancement staff at two on-campus meetings per year, and achieve 100% donor participation from Council members on an annual basis. *Oversee all aspects of alumni engagement events including working with alumni and campus partners on scheduling and production (e.g., Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Family Weekend, New Student Orientation, Commencement, special events, regional programming and alumni affinity reunions. *Work with the Associate Director of Alumni Relations on the coordination of alumni volunteer opportunities with campus partners (e.g., Admissions and the Center for Career and Community Engagement). *Support the Associate Director of Annual Giving and Assistant Director of Alumni Relations for reunion planning and giving efforts. *Oversee all communications, outreach and responses to alumni regarding the work of the Alumni Engagement office, including content for the quarterly e-newsletter Straight from The Heart, e-communications, the Alumni Engagement website, and IA’s social media presence, in coordination with Annual Giving. *Plan and oversee collaborative work with Marketing & Communications to conceptualize and design innovative marketing tools to build awareness for and enhance the image of Homecoming and Reunion Weekend and all alumni outreach efforts. *Support the development of Earlham athletics alumni programs in coordination with the Senior Director of Athletics and Director Student-Athlete Development. *Partner with Advancement Services to ensure that databases and alumni records are current, maintain integrity of system, and make certain that it is being utilized in an efficient and effective manner. *Work with the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement to strategically manage, plan and coordinate regional association, target city, young alumni events as well as Earlham Day events, including the oversight and recruitment of regional conveners; support volunteers that are planning and organizing their own events. *Oversee all projects that involve the gathering of information from alumni, including surveys and the production of alumni directories. *Collaborate with Annual Giving and Major Gifts teams on communication and outreach to alumni in order to engage them philanthropically. *Monitor and manage Alumni Engagement budget with the primary objectives of delivering robust alumni programming and engagement while staying within approved budget parameters. *Work closely with the Admission Office and other College entities on programs as they relate to alumni involvement with recruitment and outreach to prospective students, and retention efforts. *Represent the College at selected events and perform other cuties as assigned. Experience & Qualifications *A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred. *3-5 years of experience working with multiple priorities, preferably in an educational setting. *Must have strong communication, organizational, computer and planning skills. *A background in admission or marketing is preferred. *Willingness to travel. *Must work effectively with volunteers and other members of the College community. *Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team, and have a proven professional track record. *Experience in fundraising and with previous responsibilities in the coordination of volunteer activities and special events is highly desirable. Application Instructions Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references as a single electronic file to the Earlham College Human Resources Office at: shiprka@earlham.edu. Full listing: http://earlham.edu/human-resources-and-business-operations/current-openings/?job=68414

Regional VP for Development, Central and Western Ohio (FULL TIME)

Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) | Columbus, OH | Posted June 18, 2019

The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Inc. (OFIC), a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public foundation headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, representing 33 non-tax funded Ohio colleges and universities, is seeking an experienced fund-raiser to fill the position of Regional Vice President for Development. This position reports to the OFIC president and works closely with internal staff and corporate trustees to accomplish annual and long-range fund-raising goals. Responsibilities include planning, development and interpretation of fund-raising strategy and activities, volunteer recruitment and management, maintaining a cohesive working relationship with the OFIC 33-member representatives, face-to-face and written solicitation for contributions from business, corporate, and foundation sectors. The Regional VP for Development will reside in Central Ohio will be immediately responsible for annual campaigns in the greater Columbus, Toledo, Northwest Ohio, Dayton, and Cincinnati areas. Travel limited to Ohio and will have the opportunity to work remotely from a home-based office and from OFIC’s downtown Columbus office. We are requiring a self-starter with ability to work independently to successful conclusion of position responsibilities while maintaining effective working relationships with OFIC staff. Position requires, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years professional fund-raising experience in a nonprofit setting, higher education advancement experience is valued; five years of sales success may serve as a substitute; proven ability to achieve fund-raising goals and work in team environment with staff and volunteers; to effectively communicate (verbal and written); a candidate who is technologically literate; self-disciplined to achieve goals without direct daily supervision; comfortable working with community leaders, executives, volunteers, and donors. Valid driver’s license, ability to travel within Ohio. We are looking for someone with a sense of humor and cooperative attitude with ability to appropriately and effectively represent OFIC to corporate executives, donors, and member-campus presidents. OFIC is an equal opportunity employer, women and candidates of color are encouraged to apply. We provide a comprehensive group benefits program, including health, dental, vision, life and LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, four weeks paid vacation. Salary range for this position is $75,000 to $85,000, based on level of applicable experience. Application review will begin immediately, candidates are encouraged to apply by July 15. The full job description for this position may be found on the OFIC website at www.ofic.org. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and references to OFIC at application@ofic.org. No phone calls or agency inquiries, please.

Advancement Gift Officer (FULL TIME)

Marietta College | Marietta, OH | Posted June 7, 2019

Job Description: Marietta College is embarking on the College's largest comprehensive campaign. Now in the beginning of the leadership phase, this is a great opportunity for a fund raiser to join our team. Marietta College seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual valuing higher education to serve as an Advancement Gift Officer. The Advancement Gift Officer will support Marietta College's mission and strategic plan in coordination with other members of the advancement leadership staff and team. The primary responsibilities will be to assist with the identification and discovery of major gift prospects, conduct cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects (Qualified at $25,000+) and secure President Circle level gifts. This position reports to the Executive Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving. Essential Roles and Responsibilities: Travel extensively throughout the region and across the country to build relationships with the goal of soliciting and closing major gifts and completing 15 to 18 face-to-face visits per month. Build and serve as the primary relationship manager for a portfolio of 130-150 prospects. Discover new or lapsed major gift donors through a discovery process. Significant time spent on the phone to contact and engage prospects. Coordinate and implement activities designed to increase prospect, alumni and donor engagement and secure philanthropic gifts in support of the College. Discover new or lapsed major gift donors through a discovery process. Create interest and excitement about Marietta College and the campaign by articulating Marietta College's needs, values, and ambitions through excellent informal and formal communications. Plan and execute solicitation strategies leading to President's Circle and major gifts. Work together with other advancement colleagues to plan and execute prospect engagement opportunities. Write donor correspondence, contact reports and proposals, and provide updates and briefings on program status. Maintain appropriate files on donor activities/contacts. Communicate fundraising status and donor strategies and wishes with key administrators and faculty. Characteristics and Skills: Exceptional skill in interpersonal relations and communications (both speaking and writing ability). Savvy relationship-building and management skills. Be articulate and persuasive with diplomacy and tact to represent the College to multiple constituents, donors and campus leadership. Ability to work collaboratively with department colleagues and with other members of the faculty and staff while handling multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-oriented environment. A proven ability to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team. Ability to understand the objectives of the campaign, annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, alumni relations and advancement services. Engage and participate in College and alumni special events and activities as needed. Discretion and confidentiality. A passion for higher education and an understanding of complex institutions. Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree 1 to 3 years professional experience in any of the following areas: major or annual gift fundraising, non-profit work, sales, higher education or other related field Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable to drive according to the College's liability insurance provider Preferred Qualifications: Face-to-face fund raising or sales experience Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted through the online Marietta College Employment Web Site. Go to www.marietta.edu and click on Employment at the bottom of the page to view job posting details and to apply. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received. Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.

Gift Processor (FULL TIME)

Marietta College | Marietta, OH | Posted June 7, 2019

Job Description: Job Summary: The Gift Processor is responsible for processing all gifts in the Advancement division and maintaining a high level of data integrity. Essential functions: -Manages the administration of all gifts and pledges accepted on behalf of the College and determines appropriate campaigns, funds, appeals and solicitor for each gift. -Responsible for ensuring proper acceptance, tracking, recording and reporting of gifts and pledges in accordance with college policy and IRS regulations. -Responsible for updating database used to house, track and manage data regarding fundraising initiatives and for ensuring that data is imputed correctly and updated regularly to ensure data integrity. -Responsible for producing all gift receipts, acknowledgements and pledge reminders. -Manages all credit card donations. -Assists with the reconciliation of all transactions with bank statements and the production of reconciliation reports for the business office. -Works with the Associate Director of Gift Administration to implement data tracking projects to help fulfill reporting needs. Other Responsibilities: -Pull queries and exports as requested from the Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Services. -Work on data entry projects to help maintain a clean and consistent database. -Other duties as assigned. Requirements: -High School Diploma or Equivalent required -Associate Degree in business, accounting, or related field strongly preferred -At least two years of experience with data entry. Experience with Raiser's Edge preferred. -Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and aptitude for logical thinking. -Demonstrated computer skills, especially pertaining to database use. -Ability to appropriately communicate sensitive information and to judge how and with whom this information should be shared. -Experience building queries and exports preferred. Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted through the online Marietta College Employment Web Site. Go to www.marietta.edu and click on Employment at the bottom of the page to view job posting details and to apply. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received. Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.

Special Programs Coordinator - Baldwin Wallace University (FULL TIME)

Baldwin Wallace University | Berea, OH | Posted June 7, 2019

Special Programs Coordinator – Baldwin Wallace University Job Summary: The Special Programs Coordinator oversees the planning and implementation of Baldwin Wallace University’s Telejacket Student Calling Program, a program that employs over 30 current students to solicit and steward gifts from BW’s alumni, parents, volunteers and friends during the academic year. The position also manages a portfolio of Annual Fund donors and/or provides portfolio support to Philanthropic Advisors, and serves as the student engagement and young alumni liaison, collaborating with both the Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement teams. This position requires work on evenings and weekends during traditional calling periods and reports to the Director of Annual Giving. Essential duties, tasks and responsibilities: • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling and payroll for over 30 student fundraisers, including four student supervisors. • Provides regular performance evaluations of student callers and student employee disciplinary action, when needed. • Creates a culture of philanthropy and a team-oriented environment within the call center which includes strategy around employee motivation and retention. • Collaborates with the Director of Annual Giving to set program priorities, create program goals and track program budget. • Generates biannual reports to evaluate program trends, gathers statistical information and offers insights and/or recommendations to Director of Annual Giving for the phone program. • Meets with the Vice President and Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement as needed to provide program updates and review and confirm program goals. • Creates calling calendars and establishes calling segments; works with Annual Giving team, Alumni Relations and others to write scripts for student callers. • Manages the overall pledge fulfillment process, which includes coordinating pledge reminder mailings, emails and calls. • Works with the University’s IT and Telecommunications team and outside vendors to trouble shoot any phone/data issues. • Works with Prospect Development & Data Analytics staff regarding data uploads for calling, information updates to donor records, and other items as needed. • Collaborates with the Annual Giving team, Alumni Relations and other University departments to promote events and support the recruitment of volunteers through the phone program. • Maintains strong knowledge of industry best practices and upcoming trends. • Manages a portfolio of Annual Fund donors and/or provides portfolio support to Philanthropic Advisors. • Serve as the young alumni liaison working with the Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement teams to create and execute strategies to enhance the involvement of young alumni with the University. • Collaborates with the Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement teams to recruit students for the annual day of giving (Big Give) and other initiatives. • Other duties and special projects as assigned. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required • 2+ years related advancement experience or equivalent preferred (with a preference for experience in a call center environment) • Previous supervisory experience • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and meet deadlines • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Values a team environment and collaboration • Strong relationship-building and critical thinking skills • Ability to think strategically and comfortable with data analysis • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite • Experience with Raiser’s Edge and automated calling software preferred • Strong appreciation for Baldwin Wallace University, its mission and values • Upholds the Code of Ethical Standards and the Donors Bill of Rights as outlined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals • Strives to maintain a sense of humor • Desire/willingness to develop various fundraising skills beyond call center management • Evening/weekend work required • Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass background check Application Procedures: • The application deadline is June 28, 2019. Please send resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and submit via the To Apply link on BW’s Employment and Careers website at: https://www.bw.edu/employment • Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs: https://www.bw.edu/about/diversity/

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Volunteer Programs (FULL TIME)

Marietta College | Marietta, OH | Posted June 5, 2019

The Assistant Director will promote programs for regional and reunion activities. Collaborate with the Director of Alumni Relations to build on-campus programs that can be deployed within a regional structure. Serve as Public Ambassador for Marietta College. Collaborate with all departments and team members to maximize programming and event options to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Office of Advancement. Job Description: • Recruit, train and supervise regional and reunion volunteers • Writes content for a variety of outlets (calendar, invitation, letter, web, social media, print) to promote a variety of programs including but not limited to regional and reunion programs and activities • Serve as a public ambassador for Marietta College by accurately portraying and building interest in current events and future opportunities. • Actively participate in the management of volunteer-based budget • Collaborate with all departments and team members to maximize programming and event options to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Office of Advancement Requirements: • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university • Two years of experience in volunteer management and program execution • Valid driver's license and the ability to be insured under Marietta College's liability coverage • Proven track record of successful project management experience • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as needed • Ability and willingness to travel within the United States Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted through the online Marietta College Employment Web Site. Go to www.marietta.edu and click on Employment at the bottom of the page to view job posting details and to apply. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received. Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.

Director, The Wolfe Center for Alumni & Parents (FULL TIME)

University of Findlay | Findlay, OH | Posted May 25, 2019

Director, The Wolfe Center for Alumni & Parents

 

The University of Findlay (www.findlay.edu) is seeking a full-time director, responsible for creating programs and strategies for active alumni engagement that encourages robust communication and involvement with UF’s approximately 25,000 living alumni as well as thousands of parents of current and former students.

 

A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred, with 5+ years of volunteer management experience. The candidate must have prior experience in planning and executing events, and strong public relations and communications skills. The ideal candidate will possess fundraising experience, and prior work experience at an educational institution. Status as a UF alumnus or current / former UF parent is a plus. 

 

A valid US Drivers’ license with a safe driving record is required.  Some evening and weekend work, and some overnight travel are expectations of this position.

 

Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the city of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 11 master’s degrees, a doctor of pharmacy, a Ed.D. and a doctor of physical therapy. More than 3,800 students are enrolled at Findlay.  In addition, our faculty and staff strive to create a supportive community in which our students grow and find their path to a meaningful life and productive career.

 

As a member of the city of Findlay, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the top ranked micropolitan community in the United States. Our small city offers so much to professionals like yourself, including a robust business climate, active downtown, and top-rated schools and parks. 

The Office of Human Resources will accept complete applicant files until the position is filled, early submission of materials will afford them optimal attention.

 

All applications will be considered highly confidential. Offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including UF tuition remission for accepted employee, spouse and children (after five months of employment).  The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at: https://www.findlay.edu/offices/business-affairs/human-resources/Open-Positions.

 

For more information on the University of Findlay, visit http://www.findlay.edu.

 

The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Male/Female/Disabled/Vet.