SUMMARY: This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of gift processing and acknowledgements; establishing benchmark reporting, assisting with annual audit of gifts; leading data updates and transfer, and serving as the project management lead to support marketing and fundraising initiatives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Supervise and manage the gift entry process and daily deposit of gifts.
Create mail merge documents for gift acknowledgements, pledge reminders and other mailings.
Data Management, Reporting, and Integrity:
Work closely with all internal constituencies on gift, pledge and acknowledgement procedures.
Responsible for updating donor data, including establishment of benchmark reporting, queries and other reports
Acquire an in-depth familiarity of current federal regulations and University policies regarding gifts and pledges.
Maintain the accounts/pledge receivables file.
Develop system for transfer of information from Gift Clarity to Raiser’s Edge and from Raiser’s Edge to Datatel
Work directly with the Business Office on monthly and annual reporting, including serving as the point of contact for the audit.
Oversee Scholarship Program, working directly with the Financial Aid Office, with all aspects including communication, stewardship and logistics of luncheon
Oversee and manage marketing requests to advance mission of the University.
Work directly with vendors to ensure integrity of orders and follow through in a timely manner
Oversee and executive media value analysis for Briar Cliff University in Sioux City Journal and The Globe with potential expansion of other measures in the future.
Work with Events Coordinator for handling all logistical arrangements and requests for internal reservations of campus facilities, including University Relations.
Process invoices on behalf of department, ensuring staying within scope of budget.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree or similar required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in one or more areas of accounting, finance, and data entry required. Experience in working in Datatel/Ellucian or Raiser’s Edge preferred.
Briar Cliff University is a community committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective. In the Franciscan tradition of service, caring and openness to all, Briar Cliff emphasizes quality education for its students, combining a broad intellectual background with career development. The University challenges its members to grow in self-awareness and in their relationships to others and to God.