Assistant Director of Annual Giving 7294

Annual Giving

Full Time - Benefit Eligible

Grade E1, Salary Commensurate with Experience


The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for managing the Phonathon program and current student giving programs. Other responsibilities include managing assigned reunion classes, soliciting prospects for leadership gifts, creating strategies to increase the donor participation rate, managing volunteers, and creating opportunities for alumni to become involved. The selected candidate will also be responsible for managing the telemarketing solicitation program with student affiliates, and recruiting, training and managing volunteers for the purpose of serving on fund raising committees.

The Assistant Director will work closely with their counterpart in Alumni Relations on current student activities, will make reunion giving a priority in the giving cycle of a donor, will manage a portfolio of gift prospects, and will participate in creating an environment that promotes a team atmosphere, creativity, fun, excitement, and a high level of motivation and accomplishment.


The position requires a bachelor’s degree, excellent oral and written communication skills, with 1-2 years fundraising experience preferred. Must be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals.


Please apply via email, U.S. Mail, fax or in person:

Human Resources
Req. # 7294
Union College
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.

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.