Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Development



Posting Details
Posting Summary


Posting Number STA00077PO17 Classification Title Alumni/Development Manager I Internal Title Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Development Campus School of Medicine Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Development Department Development Office Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $44,056 Advertised Salary Range $44,056 - $60,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week. Ability to conduct regular day travel and/or overnight travel in SC, NC, and GA. Ability to conduct more extensive travel on occasion. Occasional evenings and/or evening work required, primarily around special events.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Alumni Development

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.



Benefits for Temporary Positions

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision, reporting to the Senior Director of Development for the School of Medicine, the Associate Director of Alumni Relations & Development supports the operations of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations by designing and implementing successful events and programs designed to strengthen relationships with alumni, and interest School of Medicine initiatives and priorities. The Associate Director is charged with implementing and managing all alumni engagement programming, overseeing annual appeal programs and collateral; coordinating special events & sponsorship solicitations, and managing alumni and student volunteers for School of Medicine events and programs. In collaboration with the Senior Director of Development, the Associate Director additionally works with the Senior Director to develop cohesive cultivation and stewardship strategies for alumni prospects and donors. This position will operate within the system and procedures of Development to ensure consistent and well-coordinated activities. The Director demonstrates commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethnically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree and 4 years related related experience in alumni development, fundraising, prospect research, or business development. Ability to conduct regular day travel and/or overnight travel in SC, NC, and GA. Ability to conduct more extensive travel on occasion. Occasional evenings and/or evening work required, primarily around special events.

Preferred Qualifications

Fundraising or development experience in higher education. Familiarity and/or experience in the medical profession and/or a healthcare/health sciences field.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Appropriate knowledge of fundraising and development principles and procedures. Comfortable in being a part of a comprehensive fundraising program and in cultivating /soliciting gifts. Ability to establish effective working relationships with donors, alumni, faculty, volunteers, development and university colleagues. Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Willingness to travel as required by the geographic location of donors/prospects. Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as necessary. Effective computer experience including word processing and the ability to learn donor database operation. Required to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/19/2017 Job Close Date 08/14/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/16949 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree and 4 years related experience in an area such as alumni development, fundraising, prospect research, or business development?
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    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If so, please tell us how you qualify?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you willing to accept this position with a salary range from $44,056 to $60,000?
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    • Yes
    • No
  4. Describe your training or professional development experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you willing to travel during the day, travel overnight, work evenings and weekends as part of the requirements for this position?
    • no response
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents

    PI98746330