Assistant Director of Annual Giving 7319

College Relations

FT-Benefit Eligible | Grade E1 - Salary Commensurate with Experience |


The Assistant Director of Annual Giving is primarily responsible for the planning, development and execution of annual giving solicitations, projects and programs related to annual giving and parent engagement. The selected candidate will assist with alumni, parent and community fund raising programs, which include reunion class campaigns, the Parents’ Fund and the Community Scholars Fund, is responsible for soliciting prospects for Terrace Council level gifts, creating strategies to increase the donor participation rate, managing volunteers, creating engagement opportunities for recent graduates, and managing a portfolio of prospects. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of the Annual Fund.


The position requires a Bachelor’s degree with one to three years of professional work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experiences. Demonstrated excellence in written communications, fundraising and working with volunteers required. Must be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7319 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. 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, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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