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University Advancement - Associate Director of Annual Giving

St. Lawrence University, University Advancement

Job Title: University Advancement - Associate Director of Annual Giving
Job Location: Canton , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Development/advancement, alumni affairs
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

University Advancement - Associate Director of Annual Giving
St. Lawrence University

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for coordinating the reunion fundraising component of the St. Lawrence Fund. This includes the identification, recruitment, and management of reunion fundraising volunteer committees for all reunion milestones, excluding the 5th and 10th reunion classes. The Associate Director will work with members of the Annual Giving staff, University Advancement staff, and the Reunion Development Committee chairs (volunteers) to coordinate and make solicitations for leadership gifts within these milestone classes. S/he works closely with the Director of Annual Giving to develop cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for leadership and general annual fund prospects. The Associate Director travels extensively to visit with reunion prospects and volunteers as well as to staff Laurentian events as required each year.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLUís homepage at St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, or a related field required. Comparable experience in higher education with a focus on development, alumni relations, admissions or student life will be considered.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Exposure to using relational databases.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team, build effective relationships, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with Laurentians with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • A willingness to travel frequently and to work some evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with The Raiserís Edge and Reeher Class Agent preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions

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