Associate Director of the Clark Fund 199771

Worcester, Massachusetts
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University’s University Advancement seeks to fill the position of Associate Director of the Clark Fund. Reporting to the Director of the Clark Fund, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with the University Advancement team to cultivate alumni engagement, solicit new and increased gifts, and steward donors. Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Associate Director will manage a cohort of B.A. alumni classes, including Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D), for solicitation, volunteer development and recruiting volunteer committees for 5-6 reunion classes. In addition, the Associate Director will manage the student phonathon program and Senior Class Gift. The Associate Director will travel, mostly in New England and New York, for face-to-face solicitation meetings, and will conduct telephone solicitation, as well as other duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend work is required. Qualifications The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years’ experience in fundraising (prior work in student fundraising is preferred) with high ethical standards and an imaginative and energetic approach to annual fundraising. The candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills, be self-motivated and goal and deadline-oriented. Technical qualifications include proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12-month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to Applicants must reference Job code 199771 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.