Assoc. Dir. of Gift Mgt.

Clemson, SC
May 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clemson University

Location CU Foundation, Tiger Park
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


The Associate Director of Gift Management shall have the responsibility of overseeing the Gift Receiving/Entry staff and shall develop process improvements and gift management reports through statistical and metrics based analysis. The Associate Director will be a source of reference for CUF policies and procedures and will occasionally serve as a project manager for gift management projects. Performs other duties as assigned.


40% - Essential - Management and Supervision:
Manage work-flow for booking gifts including, but not limited to, cash, checks, credit cards, payroll drafts, pledges, pledge payments, gifts-in-kind and planned gifts. Manages staff and evaluates performance. Provide training on current and new procedures. Facilitate staff efficiency. Foster an atmosphere in which staff may be more effective.

20% - Essential - Reporting and Gift Entry:
Responsible for oversight in the recording of all gifts into the fundraising database including receipting, and acknowledging gifts, pledges, pledge payments, gifts-in-kind and planned gifts. Maintain fundraising data integrity by ensuring compliance with all policies and procedures are followed pertaining to the recording and reporting of gift data. Review and approve reconciliation of gifts.

10% - Essential - Long Range Planning and Process Improvements:
Set goals for the Gift Management department and staff in conjunction with the Director. Coordinate implementation of strategies to reach goals. Analyze and update gift management procedures for efficiency and effectiveness. Propose and implement new processes to improve staff efficiency and effectiveness. Develop long term solutions and process improvements for gift processing, matching gifts, and gift processes.

15% - Essential - Statistical Analysis and Metrics:
Provides analytics to the Director of Gift Management related to gift metrics and efficiency. Determines best practices in recording and acknowledging gifts and makes recommendations for system improvements. Develop and implement metrics to measure gift trends and staff efficiency.

15% - Essential - Customer Service:
Work with internal and external constituents to answer gift questions and resolve problems. Deliver outstanding customer service to both donors and staff in a timely manner.


A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or related field and professional experience directly related, such as accounting, auditing, finance or commercial lending.


Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06 ($ 39,960.00 - $ 50,000.00)


June 12, 2017


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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