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Assistant/Associate Director of Reunion and Class Giving (FULL TIME)

Denison University | Granville, OH | Posted May 19, 2022

Manage a variety of initiatives including providing oversight of the Annual Fund’s class fundraising volunteer programs to secure leadership level and participatory gifts, with a focus on reunion fundraising for classes celebrating Reunion 0 through 45th. Alumni Volunteer Fundraising Program Management: 80% -Administer a volunteer program to expand class giving at all participation levels. -Plan, coordinate, supervise and implement the various volunteer activities to reach fundraising goals and objectives for reunion classes and ensure these committees reach their full potential. -Create and maintain volunteer fundraising training manuals and materials in collaboration with other Annual Fund staff. -Develop metrics to set and manage volunteer/class engagement goals for all committees; prepare and monitor reports on the progress of volunteer activities and determine whether to alter strategy based on results; and act as a champion for fundraising goals. -In partnership with Major Gift Officers, Annual Fund and the office of Alumni and Family Engagement staff, identify, recruit and steward volunteer leaders and committee members to develop strong committees focused on fundraising. -Communicate frequently to coordinate solicitations and adjust strategies for high-level donors. -Manage Volunteer Network Fundraising (VNF), the web-based volunteer portal, to assign prospects to volunteers and track outreach activities accordingly for each class -Serve as division contact for staff training and campaign oversight for VNF -Support all volunteers through regular contact including personal visits, e-mail, and phone. -Work collaboratively with the Advancement Communications and Marketing team to develop marketing communications strategy for class reunions and events. -Maintain a high level of attention to detail as it relates to managing solicitation reports shared with volunteers, the creation of written solicitation strategies with volunteers, accomplishing projects and tasks in the prescribed time frame, and keeping colleagues engaged and informed as needed concerning program strategies. -Oversee the updating of databases to monitor, discern and track the appropriate activities with various populations — such as volunteer recruitment, committee assignments, and donors. -Maintain a portfolio of volunteers for cultivation and solicitation in support of Advancement’s annual participation goals. Cultivate and solicit alumni via personal outreach. -Serve as Annual Fund liaison with the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement Event Planning: 15% -Plan and implement a fall Volunteer Summit involving Denison Annual Fund volunteers, working in conjunction with the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement. -Plan and implement an Annual Fund volunteer recognition program, including a presidential reception during Reunion Weekend, to recognize volunteers and leadership donors. -Plan and implement class-specific engagement activities and events between reunions in conjunction with Annual Fund staff and the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement. Other duties & expectations: 5% -Attend and staff events including the Fall Big Red Alumni/Parent Weekend, Commencement, Reunion Weekend and Volunteer Summit. -Collaborate with other College offices to meet Denison’s fund-raising objectives. -Participate in professional activities (e.g., presenting at STAFF or CASE workshops and conferences) to raise Denison’s visibility in the profession and to stay current with trends in the field. -Participate as an active member of the university community by attending regular campus meetings (e.g. General Faculty meetings) and events (First-Year Induction Ceremony, Academic Awards Convocation). Perform other duties as assigned. Apply here: https://employment.denison.edu/postings/3745

Prospect Researcher (FULL TIME)

Otterbein University | Westerville, OH | Posted May 16, 2022

The Prospect Researcher provides leadership in research of prospects, portfolio hygiene and development, and serves as lead on data improvement projects. He/she plays a key role in the Division of Institutional Advancement as we are charged with securing six figure gifts as well as developing the pipeline for the University’s next campaign. He/She/They will carry on the important work of identifying high potential prospects, analyzing current donors and recommending strategies for new prospects as well as strategies for initiating new opportunities with existing donors and prospects. . This position reports to the Executive Director, Advancement Services to see the full job description and apply, visit: www.otterbein.edu/about/careers

Director of National Development - Search Extended (Job #9692) (FULL TIME)

Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH | Posted May 4, 2022

The Director of National Development will have primary responsibility for the design, implementation, and solicitation of individual gifts for the College of Arts and Sciences, from its natural constituency and beyond, representing the college and university priorities, and general areas of interest. ($1,000,000+). The director will be charged to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward 150 to 200 prospects primarily for the arts and humanities including the Maltz Performing Arts Center (MPAC), partnering with central and school development officers as appropriate. The position will require that approximately 80% of the incumbent’s time be on direct face-to-face cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, with the expectation that they will be traveling off campus for approximately 40% of their time. Functioning as part of a university development team, the director will be expected to work collegially, and in partnership, with all central and school-based colleagues. Please apply online at https://case.edu/hr/careers

Development and External Relations Coordinator (Job #10002) (FULL TIME)

Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH | Posted May 4, 2022

Working under general direction of the Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs, the Development and External Relations Coordinator provides high-level support for the Development Office including major gifts, annual giving, alumni relations, donor engagement, stewardship and special events programs within the College of Arts and Sciences. Act as the primary liaison to the Dean’s Office. The coordinator performs many of the internal functions necessary to help advance these programs. The coordinator must be a self-starter and have a keen sense of the mission of the Office of Development and External Relations with the ability to triage and to respond to issues and opportunities as they arise. This position requires frequent contact with donors, external constituents, and staff in order to coordinate fundraising and constituent relations efforts, and to facilitate communications with internal and external constituents. The coordinator will also provide support for the work of other fundraising staff within the department on an as needed basis. The position is available due to an internal promotion and is an ideal opportunity for a new/early career/career transition professional to gain a valuable foundation as a development professional. Please apply online at https://case.edu/hr/careers

Associate Director of Alumni Communications (FULL TIME)

Oberlin College | Oberlin, OH | Posted May 4, 2022

The Associate Director of Alumni Communications (ADAC) will work within a collaborative environment and support efforts to communicate with alumni, parents, students, and friends to encourage greater philanthropy, alumni connections, engagement, and a sense of community. The ADAC influences strategy and supports the creation, collection, and dissemination of engaging, compelling, and creative multi-channel communications to support the priorities and goals of the Office of Advancement. Please visit the link below for more information and to apply. https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/12117

Assistant Vice President for Alumni & Family Engagement (FULL TIME)

The College of Wooster | Wooster, OH | Posted May 3, 2022

Job Description:

The College of Wooster is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Alumni & Family Engagement. This position provides strategic leadership for the implementation and enhancement of a comprehensive and high-quality alumni and family engagement program which aims to broadly engage more than 25,000 Wooster alumni, parents and friends living throughout the United States and abroad in the life of the College.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage alumni and family engagement programs. Including planning and execution of all on-campus alumni and family programs (Alumni Weekend and Homecoming).
  • Lead Strategy to engage Wooster affinity and special interest groups, including class officers, the W Association, Wooster LGBTQ+ Alumni Group, Black Alumni Council, Legal Alumni of Wooster, as well as others.
  • Work with APEX and Career Planning to enhance internship, mentoring, networking, and job placement opportunities for students, alumni, families, and friends of the college.
  • Liaison to and principal staff support for the Alumni Board; including partnering with Alumni Board President to drive strategy, direction, recruitment, and engagement of the board to further the mission of the College.
  • Supervise and support staffing for regional programs for alumni, parents, and friends in all Tier 1, 2 and 3 regions, including regular travel to each region for programming, and relationship building with volunteers, donors and for stewardship.
  • Lead and direct special projects and serve on various divisional committees related to Advancement priorities (campaign, celebrations, anniversary).
  • Design high quality regional alumni activities around the country each year, including appearances by faculty and administrators and planning events that coincide with athletic contests, choir and band tours and other special activities.
  • Attendance at Board of Trustee meetings to report on Alumni and Family Engagement, communications, and Alumni Association activities.
  • Oversee Director of Advancement Services and the Advancement Services team keeping a focus on ensuring the keepers of the database and the users of that information actively coordinate.
  • Partner with Director of Advancement Services to ensure data-driven decision-making processes for all engagement related activities, with a special emphasis on maintaining CASE data standards.
  • Work with VP and development colleagues to ensure we are applying communications preferences at constituents’ requests in the least restrictive way.

Requirements 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree.
  • 5-7 years related work experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Application Instructions

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references which includes name, telephone number and email address.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to inclusive excellence in undergraduate education. We are especially interested in hiring faculty who contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service, and who are committed to ensuring the success of diverse student populations. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a criminal background check and verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. Typically, the college is not able to sponsor H1-B visas for visiting faculty. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read our nondiscrimination policy.


Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement (FULL TIME)

Capital University | Columbus, OH | Posted April 1, 2022

Assistant Director Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement Capital University seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and solutions-based fundraiser with experience to join the team as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement is responsible for building strong relationships with alumni and friends while networking and channeling the passions of the Capital community into strategic, targeted fundraising campaigns. This position will have a dual report to the Director of Annual Giving Programs and the Director of Alumni Engagement. The salary range is $38,000-$45,000 based on experience. Primary roles and responsibilities: • In partnership with the Director of Alumni Engagement and the Director of Annual Giving Programs, develop a key set of performance indicators and goals/objectives for alumni, friend engagement and fundraising. Ensure that evaluation systems are in place to monitor performance and report on progress. • In partnership with the Director of Alumni Engagement, provide vision, leadership, and oversight to the alumni engagement department; plan, coordinate, enhance and execute alumni events including, but not limited to, Homecoming, the Athletic Hall of Fame, and the Alumni Awards program. Assist the Director with Alumni Advisory Board meetings. • In partnership with the Director of Annual Giving Programs, prepare compelling annual giving solicitations and program materials for use in solicitations. Track, analyze, and report all annual fund donor activity. Develop new and build upon current communications, giving campaigns and solicitations to engage alumni and friends. Develop strategies to increase participation around signature fundraising campaigns, including the Memorial Gateway Society, faculty/staff solicitations, and specific campus giving campaigns. • The Assistant Director will utilize both digital and traditional fundraising channels and ensure all efforts thoughtfully complement the overall Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement programs and remain consistent with the University’s fundraising priorities. • Ensures all micro-campaigns and volunteer initiatives are in service of the University’s funding priorities and broader campaign goals. • Collaborate with development staff on strategies for pulling donor giving data for solicitation and recognition purposes. • Attends Advancement meetings and university-wide meetings. Attends and staffs key Advancement special events. Participates actively in the life of the university. Serves as an enthusiastic ambassador of Capital University, articulating its mission, vision, and priorities to internal and external constituencies. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required with 1-2 years of related experience. • Ability to think and act strategically while managing special projects at the intersection of alumni engagement and annual giving. • Ability to work with leadership in the University and the alumni community and assist staff in successfully supporting stakeholders. • Ability to assist in overseeing development, planning, and execution of a comprehensive alumni relations program as well as alumni activities and events. • Motor vehicle license is required. • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; prior experience in Raiser’s Edge preferred; ability to learn other software and hardware systems as needed. • Must be energetic, outgoing, and personable with strong interpersonal skills. • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented. • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as well as to do some out-of-state travel. Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation. Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu. Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking. Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

Director of Major Gifts, College of Arts and Sciences (Job # 9957) (FULL TIME)

Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, OH | Posted March 26, 2022

Apply today at https://case.edu/hr/careers

Director of Alumni Engagement (FULL TIME)

Capital University | Columbus, OH | Posted February 3, 2022

Capital University seeks an experienced leader to join the team as Director of Alumni Engagement. The Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for the development, planning, and execution of a comprehensive alumni relations program designed to celebrate, recognize, and steward relationships in support of the University. The Director oversees the planning and execution of alumni activities and events that enhance a sense of community, loyalty, dedication, and support for Capital University. This position supervises 1.5 staff members and will report to the Associate Vice President for Advancement. The salary range is $54,000-$60,000 based on experience. Primary roles and responsibilities: • The Director will provide vision, leadership, and oversight to the alumni relations department; plan, coordinate, enhance and execute s alumni events including, but not limited to, Homecoming, the Athletic Hall of Fame, Alumni Awards and the Alumni Advisory Board meetings; and staffs the 50th reunion committee with a development officer. • Provides vision, leadership, and oversight to the Office of Alumni Relations, the Capital University Alumni Advisory Board and its committees, and other partners and committees to plan and execute the vision and strategy of the University related to alumni engagement and philanthropy. • Utilizes considerable creativity and imagination in identifying and implementing new programs to increase and retain alumni engagement. Yearly evaluates current programming to assess viability. Benchmarks programs to assess the likelihood of success and the overall need to expand programming or refocus on essential programs to strengthen efforts. • Works with Integrated Marketing and Communications and the Alumni Engagement staff, provide oversight for all printed and promotional, branded pieces, electronic pieces, multiple dynamic website pages, and interface. Work with Alumni Engagement staff to keep information on the alumni website pages consistent and current. • Provides fiscal management for the department. Oversees budget and develops cost analysis for projects. Maximizes quality of solicitations and other material with attention to conserving university resources. • Attends Advancement meetings and university-wide directors' meetings. Attends and staffs key Advancement special events. Participates actively in the life of the university. Serves as an enthusiastic ambassador of Capital University, articulating its mission, vision, and priorities to internal and external constituencies. Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree (M. A.) preferred. • Must be a seasoned alumni relations and development professional with particular experience in higher education that focuses on high-impact visibility and relationship-building among complex organizations and audiences, 4-6 years of experience preferred. • Must have experience with creating, planning, and measuring the effectiveness of high-touch events and programming designed to foster engagement and provide meaningful opportunities for alumni to support the University with their time, expertise, and philanthropy. • Must have experience with managing complex event-related logistics, including but not limited to serving as the primary decision-maker for all event-related needs, contract negotiation and procurement, marketing and communication, registration, and budget management. • Ability to work directly with leadership in the University and the alumni community and assist and mentor staff in successfully supporting stakeholders. • Ability to oversee development, planning, and execution of a comprehensive alumni relations program as well as alumni activities and events. Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation. Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu. Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking. Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.