Pay Range: $50,290 per year or higher depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Director of Stewardship is responsible for designing, implementing, managing and coordinating a university-wide stewardship program to strengthen long-term relationships with university donors. The Director of Stewardship will also manage a stewardship portfolio of the top donors and prospects for the President and VP of Advancement office ensuring the continued personalized stewardship of these top prospects and donors for the University. The director will design and guide the stewardship process for these top donors. In addition, this position will provide direction and management of policies and procedures related to university-wide stewardship activities and administering and evaluating established stewardship and recognition practices.
Bachelors degree and at least 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in donor relations, development, alumni relations or communications
Experience developing, recommending and evaluating program procedures and recommending changes
Experience gathering, assembling, correlating, analyzing facts and compiling data into concise reports
Possess and demonstrates interpersonal relationship skills such that one can work independently and in a multi-layered team environment while fostering positive relationships, teamwork and cooperation so that the organization can be successful in meeting its goals
Familiarity with database computer systems and applications
Experience in advancement, preferably in higher education or a not-for-profit field
Experience in budgeting, tracking and reporting on stewardship activities
Experience planning and implementing donor stewardship
Experience with layout and design using Adobe Creative Suite or similar software program
Evidence of excellent planning and organizational skills
Willingness to travel and work odd hours and weekends
Knowledge of university/UI Foundation organizational structures, policies and procedures
Experience providing technical program assistance to staff
Demonstrated excellent written and communication skills
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002178P
Posting Date: 05/07/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the required qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.For first consideration, please apply by May 21, 2019.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.