The Assistant Director, Donor Relations and Special Events determines the amount of Foundation scholarship awards, monitors compliance with donor agreement guidelines serves as a liaison with the Office of Student Financial Aid and scholarship committees on campus to facilitate communication, coordinates the scholarship notification and donor thank you process, and reports on privately funded scholarships. The Assistant Director, Donor Relations and Special Events assists in all aspects of planning and executing Foundation and University events.
Description of Primary Duties:
The Assistant Director, Donor Relations and Special Events determines the amount of Foundation scholarship awards, monitors compliance with donor agreement guidelines serves as a liaison with the Office of Student Financial Aid and scholarship committees on campus to facilitate communication, coordinates the scholarship notification and donor thank you process, and reports on privately funded scholarships.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor's degree is required; a bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or Business-related field is preferred.
Experience: At least two years of successful professional experience is required. Prior experience in fundraising or development work is preferred; a demonstrated record of success in a related career field is preferred.
Skills: Exceptional interpersonal skills with all ages are required. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially word processing and Excel, is required. Database management experience is preferred. Must be detail-oriented and have excellent follow-through and planning abilities; must be able to manage deadlines. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Effort: Occasionally required to lift and move boxes of materials and equipment weighing twenty-five to fifty pounds.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration 10/5/18.
Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
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