Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Kettering University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Job Title Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Position Class Type Regular Position Type Professional Other Position Information

About Kettering: Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Flint Michigan: A storied past and an innovative approach to the future drives Flint forward. No other city of Flint's size can boast similar cultural and social resources; the Flint Institute of Art, Flint Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Institute of Music, the Sloan Museum, the Flint Farmers' Market, and several colleges and universities contribute to a rich social fabric. A vibrant array of dining, entertainment, and lodging options now enliven the walkable Flint city center. Kettering University is an important partner in the renaissance of Flint.

Our Mission and Vision: Kettering University prepares students for lives of extraordinary leadership and service by linking transformative experiential learning opportunities to rigorous academic programs in engineering, science, mathematics and business. Kettering University will be the first choice for students and all our partners seeking to make a better world through technological innovation, leadership and service.

Position Status Full-time If Part Time, hours per week

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Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Ellucian Banner.

Job Specific Required Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree with relevant marketing, sales or fundraising experience.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals in a fast-paced environment.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality as well as a proven ability to articulate organizational objectives and development goals.

· Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Willingness to work nights and weekends, as required.

· Intermediate to advanced level skills using various MS Office applications and Google Suite.

Understanding and commitment to Kettering University Values

a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students. b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics. c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation. d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners. e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Posting Information

Posting Number SP00343

Posting Date 01/12/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Duties

Job Duties

Percent of total time 10


Collaborates with the Senior Director of Annual Giving to develop annual goals and objectives and operating budget. Analyzes existing annual giving programs and goals; using results to determine new strategies and appropriate modifications. Utilizes results to develop a set of acceptable evaluation mechanisms and benchmarks to establish how future success is measured.

Percent of total time 30


Develops and manages solicitation strategies for young alumni Kettering Keepers program and current student donor constituencies.

Percent of total time 15


Creates and produces the development of printed materials used to promote and solicit contributions of unrestricted funds, including direct mail, email correspondence and response mechanisms.

Percent of total time 20


Together with the Senior Director of Annual Giving is responsible for acknowledging annual gifts and stewarding annual donors, as well as continued outreach encouraging employer matching contributions.

Percent of total time 25


Develops and manages social media communications plans and crowdfunding sites to receive gifts through online platforms.

Posting Specific Questions

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  • Please describe an instance in which you used data and analytics to create a plan to address a fundraising goal.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you willing to work occasional evenings and weekends?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please provide the specific name of the publication or website where you learned about this posting.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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