Full Time Benefit Eligible
Grade E2, Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Director is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing a comprehensive and aggressive Annual Fund program to generate annual gifts from a diverse group of alumni, parents, students, faculty/staff, and friends. The Director will develop and execute strategies to increase alumni participation and to meet ambitious goals. The primary programs within Annual Giving are reunion class campaigns and class agent programs, the Terrace Council (leadership giving society), alumni and parent participation giving, paid student telemarketing program, direct mail, senior class gift drive, corporate matching gift program, and the Annual Business Campaign. The Annual Fund Office works closely with the Alumni Relations Office on a number of engagement efforts including reunion and recent graduation development. The Director will manage a team of professional staff and will be joining a strong and complex annual giving program. Responsibilities of the Director include creating reports and using statistics to evaluate current annual giving programming and making recommendations for program improvement; analyzing giving trends to achieve fundraising goals during the fiscal year, and setting annual goals and objectives; and serving as project manager for the development of annual giving materials, which includes creating and managing budgets, securing resources, and scheduling and delivering materials to appropriate constituents. The Director will also manage a portfolio of Annual Fund prospects.
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years direct fund raising experience, preferably in higher education, required. Must have a proven fund raising record of success with knowledge of reunion class fund raising campaigns, excellent communication skills, management experience and the capability of creating a highly successful, motivated, fun, and exciting team. Some travel, and weekend/evening work is required.
Please apply in person, via fax, U.S. Mail or email:
Req. # 7095
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.
Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).
Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.