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Senior Director of Alumni and Constituent Giving

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Emory University os seeking a Sr. Director of Alumni and Constituent Giving to lead, develop and implement strategies and effective solicitation programs for centralized constituent giving, for university and healthcare audiences. Programs may include direct mail, donor engagement, telefund, digital fundraising, or affinity programs. The Sr. Director leads the Constituent Giving team and sets goals and strategies for responsible programs, and oversees the evaluation of outcomes and effectiveness. The Sr. Director acts as strategic partner to Emory's schools and units to design and implement fundraising projects for priority programs, and determines data needs for programs including data collection, data management, analysis and high level reporting for projects, as well as how data should be collected, routed, analyzed, and reported in CRM system.

Senior Director of Donor Relations– Constituent Giving and Donor Relations

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

 

The Constituent Giving and Donor Relations team develops and implements programming to engage, solicit, and steward prospective and current donors across Emory University and Emory Healthcare. On the Constituent Giving side, the team is responsible for broad, multi-channel campaigns for all of Emory’s constituents, to include direct mail, email, targeted ads, telephone, and texting, as well as targeted programming and crowdfunding to acquire and renew donors. Within Donor Relations, the team is responsible for stewardship strategies for all donors, Emory’s loyalty societies, and those who give to specific campaigns or projects. In addition, they design stewardship for major and principal-level donors across the university and partner on donor-specific recognition and stewardship plans. This position will report to the Executive Director of Constituent Giving and Donor Relations.

Unit Manager, Alumni Relations

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX

 

Under the direction of the AVP Institutional Advancement and National Advisory Board, develop a strategic vision and annual plan for Alumni Relations. Successfully executes plan according to timeline and budget. Serve as Membership Liaison, Special Event Coordinator and National Advisory Board Coordinator.

Senior Director, Alumni Advancement

University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

 

The Senior Director will provide strategic leadership of the Alumni Advancement team (annual giving, alumni engagement ) resulting in measurable and meaningful outcomes. This role will effectively support and supervise staff responsible for all aspects of annual giving and alumni engagement, maintain an active portfolio of leadership annual giving prospects and donors, collaborate with stakeholders across the division and the University to coordinate and execute plans, ensuring effective communication, analysis, and reporting, and serve as a principal member of the Advancement leadership team. 

Vice President of Development/Foundation CEO

Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO

 

Serves as the chief development officer for Colorado Mesa University and chief executive officer of the CMU Foundation and is responsible for the Foundation achieving its operational and strategic goals including the success of the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives. The Foundation CEO oversees all fund development, fiscal management, grant programs, community relations and donor development and stewardship. Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates all of the University’s fund-raising programs including major, planned, and annual gift programs as well as oversight of capital campaigns. Provides leadership, direction and management of Foundation strategic initiatives, activities, events and staff while facilitating interactions between Board Directors, Board committees and University officers and departments.

Stewardship Manager

Children's Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

 

Responsible for leading foundation-wide comprehensive donor relations and stewardship strategies that consistently create a gratifying giving experience and assists in articulating the impact of philanthropy. Responsible for developing and leading all strategies and initiatives related to recognition, system and individual stewardship, donor reporting, engagement with individuals and groups related to our strategic/campaign objectives, and giving societies.

Director of Prospect Research & Information Management

Dakota State University

Madison, SD

 

Dakota State University invites applicants for a Director of Prospect Research & Information Management. This position will report directly to the Executive Director of Constituent Services and Engagement. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing crucial assistance in Dakota State University’s fundraising efforts by maintaining leadership of the DSU donor database, creating efficiencies within all data policies and procedures, and designing and executing an internal prospect management system.

Director of Individual Giving

The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

Boston, MA (Possible hybrid/remote)

 

Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Director of Individual Giving solicits and manages a portfolio of major gift prospects. The Director proactively plans development events tailored to various audiences, with the goal of attracting and retaining mid-level and major donors. S/he also formulates and executes the annual strategy, including written appeals, for segmented direct mail and electronic appeals. The Director actively partners with the CEO, COO and CMO to match donors’ interests with organizational needs and works closely with the Senior Director of Development and the Senior Director of Finance to assist with budgets. S/he will serve on the senior leadership team for the Development Department, actively collaborating in prospect review with all team fundraisers and serving as a mentor in the department and with all staff. This key position requires a professional with a deep understanding of non-profit organizations, preferably in healthcare; significant experience with the full spectrum of fundraising with individual donors; and a high level of professionalism, organization, collegiality and self-motivation.

Director, Donor Relations

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

 

This position is responsible for planning and overseeing implementation of the Foundation’s comprehensive donor relations program, including recognition and stewardship activities. Reporting to the vice president for the Office of Advancement Relations (OAR), the director provides leadership, administrative oversight and strategic direction to the Donor Relations team. The individual is expected to uphold and exemplify the operating practices and mission of the Florida State University Foundation.

Director, Donor Recognition and Events

University of Houston

Houston, TX

 

The Director, Donor Recognition and Events directs the overall strategy for donor recognition and events with the Division's priorities and goals. Contributes to regular brainstorming on innovative, unique and personalized donor relations/stewardship communications and experiences. Coordinates complex administrative assignments and special projects within and/or across operating units at the directions of the Executive Director. The Donor Engagement program is organized into the following component areas: Donor Recognition and Events, Gift Impact and Compliance, and Development Communications. This team is a part of the Division of University Advancement's Strategic Initiatives department, which encompasses strategic planning and projects, campaign initiatives and planning, donor and volunteer engagement.

Assistant Director, Donor Recognition

University of Houston

Houston, TX

 

The Assistant Director, Donor Recognition develops and implements a comprehensive donor relations program (including acknowledgments, gift stewardship, donor reports, signage and donor societies) operated from the central office of University Advancement. Provides leadership, staff management and budget oversight for several significant donor relations and stewardship programs. The candidate will be experienced in the field of Donor Relations and Stewardship and be prepared to serve as a leader in this area of increased focus.

Manager, Donor Recognition

University of Houston

Houston, TX

 

The Manger, Donor Recognition manages strategic planning for Donor Relations and Stewardship to help deploy resources, develop evaluation measures and ensure consistent high quality work. Ensures consistency in stewardship communication strategies through publications, events and custom engagement opportunities. Plans and executes strategies to work independently and under limited timeframes to meet deadlines ensuring project deliverables are met. The Donor Engagement program is organized into the following component areas: Donor Recognition and Events, Gift Impact and Compliance, and Development Communications. This team is a part of the Division of University Advancement's Strategic Initiatives department, which encompasses strategic planning and projects, campaign initiatives and planning, donor and volunteer engagement

Assistant Director, Donor Engagement Events

University of Houston

Houston, TX

 

The Assistant Director, Donor Engagement Events manages a portfolio of campus partner relationships, providing leadership and driving the strategy behind in-person and virtual donor engagement experiences. Collaborates with Strategic Initiatives Team to manage invitations, registrations and guest services. Also responsible for evaluating the success of these experiences and their impact on the Division.The Donor Engagement program is organized into the following component areas: Donor Recognition and Events, Gift Impact and Compliance, and Development Communications. This team is a part of the Division of University Advancement's Strategic Initiatives department, which encompasses strategic planning and projects, campaign initiatives and planning, donor and volunteer engagement.

Director, Development/Fundraising Communication

University of Houston

Houston, TX

 

The Director, Development/Fundraising Communication serves as a leader within the Strategic Initiatives Team guiding communication strategies that support the goals of the overall division including but not limited to; driving participation in annual fundraising initiatives, cultivating alumni engagement and enhancing UH's culture of philanthropy through stewardship and storytelling.The University of Houston's Donor Engagement program seeks to appreciate, inform, meaningfully engage and recognize current and prospective donors in the life of the University of Houston. The University recognizes its fiduciary responsibility to care for the investments that have been made and entrusted to the institution. Consistent contacts and programs for donors and prospective constituents are critical and valuable components of the fundraising efforts and are focused on building lifelong relationships with donors, instilling in them pride for the institution, and trust that their gifts are being carefully and responsibly managed. The Donor Engagement program is organized into the following component areas: Donor Recognition and Events, Gift Impact and Compliance, and Development Communications. This team is a part of the Division of University Advancement's Strategic Initiatives department, which encompasses strategic planning and projects, campaign initiatives and planning, donor and volunteer engagement.

Coordinator, Communications

University of Houston

Houston, TX

 

Coordinates communications activities in support of a university program, including, but not limited to, publications, newsletters, annual reports, web site, and informational and solicitation materials.

  • Coordinates various communications projects, to include compiling, editing, and layout of materials.

  • Works with other departments to research, obtain material and organize the content of written communications.

  • Provides content for regular updates of the program web site.

  • May be responsible for producing regularly recurring communications such as annual reports, monthly publications or newsletters.

  • Provides writing and editing services for other communication projects as assigned.

  • Represents the program at conferences and community events.

  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Donor & Alumni Engagement Coordinator

University of Colorado 

Denver, CO

 

The Donor and Alumni Engagement Coordinator (AKA Stewardship & Event Coordinator) is responsible for the full execution of event and engagement opportunities for the Office of Advancement, and will provide support and coordination of donor and alumni programs, stewardship and annual giving efforts. The focus of this position is to serve the team in a very collaborative and proactive nature, working with partners and other areas of the University to identify activities that meet strategic priorities and take ownership of the planning, preparation and execution of the engagement activities. 

Associate Director of Donor Relations

Penn State

Hershey, PA

 

The Associate Director of Donor Relations reports to the Director of Donor Relations at Penn State Health and the College of Medicine and works closely with colleagues in Development, the central office of Donor Relations at University Park, academic and health system leadership, department financial officers, and other internal and external partners to establish, implement, and manage a comprehensive stewardship and donor recognition plan that enriches the philanthropic experience for alumni, friends, grateful patients, and corporate and foundation partners. 

 Manager of Donor Relations—Convocations

Purdue Research Foundation

West Lafayette, IN 

 

Purdue Univeristy is seeking a Manager of Donor Relations—Convocation to manage the day-to-day operations of the Friends of Convocations annual fund program including planning, implementing, and managing the execution of annual fund solicitations, data analysis and reporting, special event and activity planning, donor benefits and services, mailing and communications planning and management, and other fundraising-related administrative functions.​

Manager of College Special Events

Purdue Research Foundation

West Lafayette, IN 

Purdue University is actively seeking a Manager of College Special Events to plan and stage high level College-affiliated events, on and off campus, designed to serve Purdue University and Purdue for Life’s engagement and advancement missions. In this role, the Manager will identify College requirements and expectations for each event and outline a plan to help them achieve their event goals and identify opportunities for new and innovative events in support of the assigned College's programs, engagement and advancement efforts and opportunities for event collaboration with other units. Duties include overseeing the development and management of special event budget for designated College(s), communication pieces, attendee lists, and seating assignments. ​

Development Officer for Diversity Initiatives

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

The Development Officer for Diversity Initiatives will function as a member of a team of development and alumni relations professionals who are part of the Division for University Advancement. This work involves developing and executing initiatives that engage diverse alumni and other constituents to foster a culture of giving. Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, this position will identify, cultivate and solicit and steward prospective donors.

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