The University of Tennessee Foundation is seeking a professional to join the Advancement team for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus. The Assistant Director of Stewardship will be responsible for managing stewardship initiatives with a focus on acknowledgements to increase retention rates among donors, as well as to showcase the impact of private support. This position specifically manages stewardship strategy for donor segments such as first-time ever donors, reactivated donors, and mid-level donors. The position also manages stewardship efforts for privately funded scholarships. Reporting to the Director of Stewardship, this position will provide specialized stewardship support in endowment reporting and donor recognition groups for the Advancement division.
The Foundation is an interdependent nonprofit corporation that enriches the lives of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Tennessee through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private investments.
The UT Knoxville Advancement team aspires to be a key driver in UT's vision to be a top public research university, produce at the level of a top 5 SEC fundraising program, and create a culture across campus that appreciates philanthropy and volunteerism.
Knoxville sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. With a variety of outdoor activities, parks and recreation, Knoxville can provide a top notch outdoors recreational experience to nature lovers. Arts, music, events and annual festivals add to the list of things to do for those interested in the not-so-active opportunities.
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About Development Foundation
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.