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Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Volunteer Programs (FULL TIME)

Marietta College | Marietta, OH | Posted June 5, 2018

Job Description: Marietta College seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Volunteer Programs. This position is responsible for directing and managing signature reunions and Regional Associations while developing and implementing strategic plans and goals for Alumni Engagement and Giving programs. The Assistant Director will work in collaboration with members of the Advancement Division to identify and cultivate volunteers for these programs. This position is also responsible for managing and soliciting annual gifts from these volunteers. The successful candidate will communicate the goals and mission of Marietta College to alumni volunteers through telephone and face-to-face meetings and must be comfortable soliciting prospects for all levels of support. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist in personally developing a pipeline of Annual Fund prospects to support Marietta College through identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding gifts from current and potential volunteers with a focus on The President's Circle Effectively communicate program and individual results of contacts to appropriate personnel, such as other Advancement and College staff and utilize Raiser's Edge to document, actions and notes, specifically call reports and other relevant information about volunteers and donor within our prospect moves management system Establish and maintain consistent and meaningful contact with volunteers, and conduct on-going stewardship activities to further enhance the relationship between the volunteers/donors and Marietta College Create and deliver solicitation plans for colleagues to visit and solicit volunteers/donors, specifically at The President's Circle level Develop and oversee the volunteer programs, including: Identification of potential volunteer(s) through database analysis and in collaboration with Advancement Staff In collaboration with the Director of Annual Giving, set and manage individual class and regional giving and participation goals Build and manage a peer-to-peer solicitation plan Develop and manage plans to implement events to maximize giving opportunities and provide donor recognition Develop and work with colleagues on implementation of comprehensive communication plan for programs Work with volunteers to compile event details, and promote and execute event; work with event managers on implementation of events Support volunteers through: On-going contact, including personal visits, e-mail, and phone calls Regular updates to colleagues and volunteers on giving statistics Effective motivation and education to maximize giving Other duties & expectations include: Attend and staff events including Homecoming activities and other events Willingness to travel for visits and events Collaborate with Advancement staff to meet Marietta's fund-raising objectives Perform other duties as assigned Requirements: A Bachelor's degree is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate experience of one to three years in volunteer or event management, as well as fundraising and development Must be results oriented and effective at time management, handling multiple projects simultaneously Successful candidate must have demonstrated strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and the ability to motivate and lead a team of volunteers to meet goals and deadlines Must be self-motivated, possess the ability to work as a team member in a complex organization, and able to work independently to accomplish goals Proven success in building relationships and understanding of working with volunteers at all generational levels Willing to work evenings and weekends as needed Additional Information: This position reports to the Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement. Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted through this online process. 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. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Veterans and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Apply at: https://marietta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=98507#pageTop

Coordinator/Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Development (FULL TIME)

Hiram College | Hiram, OH | Posted May 23, 2018

Hiram College’s Office of Alumni Relations and Development invites applications for the Coordinator/Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Development. The position supports the efforts of the Office of Alumni Relations and Development as it works to meet institutional goals through education, fundraising, and outreach to the College’s alumni and friends. Responsibilities include developing and implementing annual giving initiatives including, but not limited to, the student calling program, Giving Day, Giving Tuesday, and Reunion Giving efforts. This position also provides support for mail and electronic solicitation campaigns to targeted groups including athletes, parents, legacy families and friends of the College. Other responsibilities include helping to plan and implement select alumni events designed to more closely engage Hiram’s alumni and friends in the life of the College. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a related field, a minimum two years of experience in annual giving and alumni relations preferred, solid computer skills (with experience using Banner, Microsoft Office applications, website content management software and social media) and excellent communication and organizational skills. Ideal candidates value a team environment and collaboration with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Experience in higher education with a background in marketing and communications preferred. The chosen candidate will be committed to fostering a closer relationship between the Hiram alumni and their alma mater and to helping to achieve the financial goals of the Hiram Fund. This is a full-time 12-month position reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations and Development. Frequent evening and weekend hours are required. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample electronically as a Word of PDF document(s) to HR@hiram.edu. Writing sample: applicants should include a one-two paragraph marketing piece that promotes Hiram’s Alumni Weekend. The piece would be used in an electronic newsletter and on social media. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity. www.hiram.edu

Multimedia Specialist and Social Media Manager (FULL TIME)

Ohio Northern University | Ada, OH | Posted May 8, 2018

Website Visit https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/5631
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Job Title: Multimedia Specialist and Social Media Manager
Position Title: Multimedia Specialist and Social Media Manager
Position Type: Administrative Staff
Classification: 2
Department: Communications & Marketing
Benefits Summary:

Benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% additional in matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), twenty days of vacation and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Summary:

The Multimedia Specialist/Social Media Manager is responsible for creating and distributing digital content in support of Ohio Northern University online. This position identifies storytelling opportunities in the form of student experiences, sponsored University events and alumni interactions, to name a few, and is able to deliver concise, compelling content that relates those stories to appropriate audiences through various digital platforms including social media, email marketing and ONU website.

Scope:

Supports all campus branding, communications and marketing efforts by providing video and motion graphics creation, handling event coverage, managing multimedia assets, developing social media content and analyzing digital data. The Multimedia Specialist and Social Media Manager will use a full range of equipment from mobile, drone and GoPro cameras to Canon DSLRs and Canon video cameras.

Principal Responsibilities

• Schedule, storyboard, script, manage and complete video and motion graphics assignments in a fast-paced environment
• Develop video content for the University’s website and other media outlets
• Implement multimedia and social media strategies, maintain the digital voice for ONU, and create, modify and implement content calendar
• Conduct interviews with various University guests and personnel as part of covering events
• Maintains knowledge of trends in digital and emerging media and develops strategy for incorporating them into Ohio Northern’s platforms
• Work within the University’s brand guidelines and content management system to promote the University
• Provide limited backup and support for other photo and web functions
• Evening and weekend availability is required
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

• Extensive experience with online video and multimedia productions including pre-production, production, post-production (Adobe Premiere PRO, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Audition) and delivery for digital, social and web
• Working knowledge of a DSLR camera and professional video/audio equipment
• Experience with the principles of graphic design and interface design plus a high level of proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat
• Experience working with a social media content strategy and content calendar
• Working knowledge of social media analytics, platforms, tone and delivery including but not limited to: Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat, LinkedIn, Vimeo, etc.
• Knowledge of communication and standards in a web-based information environment
• Familiarity working within a content management system
• Ability to effectively meet deadlines and work in a diverse academic environment, especially troubleshooting and assisting others with basic computer issues and using the Macintosh Operating system
• Working knowledge of various digital delivery methods
• Ability to work individually as well as contribute to a robust creative team
• Ability to work nights and weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in a field related to journalism, graphic design, marketing, or public relations
• At least two years of experience with all aspects of multimedia including but not limited to production, project management, creative direction, and one year preferred experience with writing/editing
• Experience in both still and video work with DSLR cameras, expert level skills in photo and video editing software, experience with strobe and studio lighting
• Demonstrated success as a web interface designer in a complex web environment

Preferred Qualifications:

• Five or more years of similar work experience
• Experience in a higher education setting

Appointment Length: 12-months
Closing Date: 06/08/2018
Open Until Filled No
Status: Full-Time

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Associates Degree in progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Masters Degree in progress
    • PHD
    • PHD in progress
  2. * How many years of similar work experience do you have?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7-9
    • 9+
  3. * Do you currently have experience with Canon video cameras and DSLR cameras?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio
  4. Copy of Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

 


Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations - Institutional Advancement (FULL TIME)

Earlham College | Richmond, IN | Posted May 3, 2018

Description Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations in the Institutional Advancement Office. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package. The Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations facilitates coordination of activities related to providing a supportive environment for the research and scholarly endeavors of the faculty. Through collaboration with the Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations, they will assist with pre-proposal strategy development, proposal writing and editing, administrative oversight of awards, coordination of budgeted activities, post-award reporting, compliance for sponsored funding, and the faculty-student collaborative summer research program. The position will report to the Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations and work closely with faculty, the Controller, and the Institutional Advancement office staff. Earlham College entered its most ambitious fundraising campaign in July 2017. The Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations will contribute to the College’s ability to attain the campaign goal through strategic identification of potential funders and collaborative proposal development. Primary Duties & Responsibilities Communicate regularly with the Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations and the Controller regarding grant activity. Organize grant files, including external grant applications, maintenance of report schedules and grant policies. Identify funding sources for institutional priorities and faculty research, and disseminate this information to appropriate teaching and administrative faculty. Demonstrate an ability to work with faculty in a proactive way to find funding and develop pre-proposals, letters of inquiry and final proposals in accordance with sponsor guidelines. Obtain approvals for pre-proposal (with budget), final proposal (with budget) and awards from responsible Vice Presidents and the Controller and, when appropriate, the President. Assist with budget development, management and expenditure tracking. Work with diverse constituencies across campus, including staff and faculty, to provide effective grants management and timely, accurate grant reporting. Inform grant seekers of and maintain currency of federally mandated and foundation grants policies and procedures that include but are not limited to Responsible Research Conduct, Research Misconduct, Conflict of Interest, Human Subjects, and Vertebrate Animal use. Assist with development of an office website housing announcements of recent grants and policies for submission and administration of grants. Perform other duties as assigned. Some job responsibilities may be assigned based on the strengths of the candidate. Experience & Qualifications A bachelor’s degree is required. Excellent written communications skills with solid attention to detail in editorial and proofreading work. Good interpersonal skills for developing and maintaining effective working relationships with faculty, co-workers and external constituencies. Must be comfortable and proficient with managing budgets. Strong organizational and administrative skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and to organize and manage time effectively. Word processing and spreadsheet competency. Initiative, creativity and talent for problem solving. Ability to manage multiple projects with different deadlines. Discretion in dealing with confidential information. General knowledge of a broad range of academic fields is preferred. Prior experience in Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations or related fundraising/grant-writing is preferred. Application Instructions Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to: Human Resources Office Earlham College 801 National Road West Richmond, IN 47374-4095 Email: thistbe@earlham.edu Phone: 765-983-1393 The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.