University of North Texas - Assistant Director of Donor Relations
** EFFECTIVE START DATE FOR THIS POSITION TO BE NO EARLIER THAN SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 **The Division of Advancement at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Assistant Director of Donor Relations to join our team. This position will write donor communications on behalf of the Division and the Office of the President, assist with the development and implementation of a comprehensive, impact filled reporting process for endowment donors, manage the University's donor recognition societies, assist with executing gift agreements, and develop activities that keep endowment donors engaged.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Write donor communications and personalized acknowledgement letters on behalf of the Vice President of the Division of Advancement and the President of the University* Welcome and upgrade members to the five lifetime giving donor recognition societies, and recommend and implement engagement activities and communications to enhance membership.* Maintain comprehensive knowledge of UNT Foundation and University scholarship administration processes.* Collaborate with Development Officers, Donor Relations, Finance, Legal Counsel and University Administration to ensure endowments meet the expectations of the donor, do not contain illegal language, and can be expended on a regular basis.* Maintain a process for tracking the status of new agreements from creation to completion.* Draft gift agreements, amendments and letter agreements for review by Director of Donor Relations.* Serve as a university contact for questions from donors regarding endowment funds and their associated expendable accounts.* Coordinate with Student Financial Aid and Scholarships to assist in oversight of student stewardship activities.* Other related duties, as assigned.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and two years of professional experience in marketing, fundraising, event planning, public relations, corporate account sales, or communications; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.