The Assistant Director of Stewardship is responsible for strategic stewardship at Fox School of Business in the Development and Alumni Relations Office. This position is responsible for supplemental gift acknowledgment at the school level in coordination with central Institutional Advancement Gift Accounting, as well as collaborating on Fox School of Business donor recognition events. The Assistant Director of Stewardship also coordinates with the Fox Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations, Fox Chief Financial Officer, and central Institutional Advancement regarding pledge statements and endowment reports. In addition, the Assistant Director of Stewardship collaborates with Fox development field staff and other internal departments to report to donors on the use of gifts, to arrange meetings between donors and beneficiaries, if appropriate, and to help celebrate gifts and to participate in the cultivation of new pledges in collaboration with major gift officers. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and growing a stewardship plan for the Fox School of Business and the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in related field and three years' of related experience that includes working in a highly visible service-focused environment preferably in higher education; writing, proofreading and editing; planning strategic communications; planning communication resources; and project management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of a comprehensive stewardship program and the ability to manage such a program.
Demonstrated knowledge of event management and development/fundraising principles and techniques
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while working in a very fast paced, high energy environment
Strong ability to adapt quickly to last minute changes or requests
Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate professionally in complex, diverse, high profile settings with a variety of constituents
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Strong abilities in communication assessment, editing, research, and summary
Ability to attend evening work events, as required
This position requires a background check.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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