Associate Director, Individual & Class Giving

Dartmouth College Hanover , NH 03755

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date 06/20/2022 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes Position Number 1010444 Position Title Associate Director, Individual & Class Giving Department this Position Reports to Dartmouth College Fund Hiring Range Minimum $81,900 Hiring Range Maximum $93,000 SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position FLSA Status Exempt Employment Category Regular Full Time Scheduled Months per Year 12 Scheduled Hours per Week 40 Schedule

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement opportunity. The individual needs to be living within commuting distance to the Dartmouth campus.

Location of Position

41 Centerra Parkway

Lebanon, NH 03766

  • This position offers a hybrid work arrangement opportunity. The individual needs to be living within commuting distance to the Dartmouth campus.

Remote Work Eligibility? Hybrid Is this a term position? No If yes, length of term in months. Is this a grant funded position? No Position Purpose

To engage and educate alumni of all generations to provide philanthropic support through restricted and unrestricted gifts in support of institutional priorities set by the Board of Trustees. To motivate donors to make significant gifts in support of the Dartmouth College Fund while engaging alumni in the life of the College.

Description Required Qualifications

  • Education and Yrs Exp Bachelors plus 3-5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience Required Qualifications

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Four years of experience in a complex college or university development operation.

  • Ability to work with and command the respect of faculty, senior officers, Trustees, and other high-level volunteers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated presentation abilities

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, and listening skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with appropriate discretion

  • Understanding of and appreciation for the philanthropic process and individual giving behaviors combined with direct solicitation experience.

  • Demonstrated integrity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Lesa Knapp Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/63684

Key Accountabilities

Description

Develops and implements cultivation and solicitation strategies for individual prospects and reunion/non-reunion classes based on reviewing, analyzing, and researching prospects to determine capacity, inclination, and interests. Establishes strategy and performance goals in assigned areas and continually monitors progress to ensure goals are met. Establishes and maintains relationships with donors and prospects and implements strategies that lead to short and long-term solicitation, gift commitments, and stewardship. Develops short and long-term plans for solicitation and overall stewardship strategy for individual major donors and works alone or with volunteers or senior officers of the College to cultivate and solicit prospects. Collaborates with Advancement colleagues and volunteers to identify ways for prospects to engage with the College and in the preparation of proposals and materials for major donors in request for funding support of initiatives. Participates in strategy and implementation of marketing programs, including direct mail, advertising, and associated collateral that communicates and advocates the needs of the College. Recruits, trains, manages, and motivates key volunteers while providing strategy and support in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Oversees the collection and management of donor information. Educates young alumni and undergraduates on the important role of philanthropy in the fiscal health of the College and cultivates them to be lifelong donors through strategic and creative marketing and solicitations. Travels as necessary to visit prospects and volunteers, often with institutional officers, and coordinates engagement opportunities for all generations of alumni through events and activities, including visits to campus.

Percentage Of Time 85 Description

Participates in long-range planning for the department. Manages budgets associated with fundraising activity in a fiscally responsible manner. Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates staff to meet evolving department needs. Develops and maintains strong and effective relationships with colleagues and other networks to remain current with best practices and emerging trends in philanthropy for all alumni generations.

Percentage Of Time 10

  • -- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.
  • 5%

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Talent Acquisition Consultant

  • AbilityJOBS

  • American Library Association

  • CareerBuilder

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • Dartmouth College Employment Website

  • Glassdoor

  • Internal Employee Referral

  • HERC

  • Higher Ed Jobs

  • Indeed

  • Inside Higher Ed Jobs

  • LinkedIn

  • National Black MBA Association

  • Recruit Military

  • Prospanica

  • Valley News

  • Other (Please specify below)

  • Handshake

  • If you answered "Other" to the above question, please specify here

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Additional Document #1
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Associate Director, Individual & Class Giving

Dartmouth College