Position InformationPosting Number S-3075
Position Number 72290 Type of Recruitment External Position Title ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/DONOR RELATIONS AND STEWARDSHIP Position Summary
The primary responsibilities of this position are to develop and manage donor relations and stewardship processes for the Chippewa Athletic Fund (CAF). This includes but is not limited to, executing daily, monthly and annual stewardship processes, gift transmittal and acknowledgement, database/data management, generating donation reports, and special event planning and execution.
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and work experience that equates to at least four years. Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with complex databases. Team-oriented with a customer service mindset. Proven time management skills. Ability to meet deadlines and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations to ensure institutional compliance with athletics development initiatives. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Bachelor's degree. Experience in fundraising at the collegiate level. Ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information.
Duties & Responsibilities
Executes and manages overall Chippewa Athletic Fund (CAF) donor relations and stewardship programming. Coordinates CAF stewardship polices and processes. Leads CAF gift transmittal process. Plans and implements donor special events. Runs donation reports, pull data for analysis, and coordinate data for solicitations and communications. Coordinates gift acknowledgement process: weekly and monthly gift reporting to Deputy Athletic Director, CAF staff, coaches and administrators. Implements appropriate recognition and stewardship efforts for all donors, including gift acknowledgement letters and appropriate benefits from CAF/department, coaches and administrators. Supports fundraising team with gift tracking, acknowledgement delivery, and other communication. Responsible for data management of direct mailings/merges/solicitations. Plans and implements donor special events. Projects a positive and professional image of the University and the CAF within the public at CAF and athletic events. Other duties as assigned.
Message to Applicants
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
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Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary Staff Pay Level Pay Range $36,000 - $42,000 Division President Department Athletics - External Operations Position Status Regular Position End Date Employment Status Full-Time FTE 1.00 Position Type 12 month Weekly Work Schedule M-F, 8a-5p; evenings and weekends as required Location Mount Pleasant, MI About the Department About CMU
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