Oversees project requests and assesses staff capability and capacity; coordinates with managers and designated staff for project training; confirms progress and quality of work with managers.
Instructs staff to be âœpower usersâ in Griffin and Phoenix databases to maintainÂ constituent records, extract data, run queries, develop ad hoc reports and analyze data. Ensures staff records event and visit details timely and accurately.Â Maintains team data necessary for review and management.
Trains staff on researching constituents and providing briefing materials to requester. Supports teams on donor prospecting and qualifying activities.
Maintains thorough knowledge of University priorities and programs.
Builds professional network within the University, with colleagues at peer institutions and a broad, external constituency with a focus on diversifying talent for ARD.
Demonstrates professional development, provides useful strategies and encourages peers to seek professional development within ARD, the University and externally.Â Evaluates staffsâ™ professional development and make recommendations for continued growth.
Encourages career aspiration discussions and goal setting while identifying options for achieving these goals.
Highlights development and fundraising as a potential career to recent graduates and young professionals through internships, externships and career exploration programs.Â Assists with recruitment searches for Development Associates, Interns, Externs and other development roles.
Understands and highlights ARDâ™s work to external candidates and career changers with a focus on diverse professionals with transferable skills. Creates innovative programs and avenues to develop a diverse ARD talent pipeline.
Provides opportunities between staff and senior leaders to meet and interact regarding career paths and professional development.
Staffs events as needed.
Seeks opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
Has a moderate/solid understanding of fundraising operations for a school or department of the University. Identifies budget requirements and staffing needs on a project or event basis.
Has a moderate/high level of authority in drafting informational and marketing materials for review for assigned programs. Assists in developing support materials for specific fundraising activities.
5) Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum of two years of professional work experience in fundraising, development, alumni relations, donor relations, nonprofit management, research, marketing, communications, sales or similar professional work experience.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to listen, speak, and write effectively.
Manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
Act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
Self-motivated and the ability to take initiative.
Prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
Standard office environment
Travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
Work evenings and weekends.
Cover Letter addressed to Angela Jacobs, Director, Talent Acquisition & Development (preferred)
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