Assistant Director, Annual Giving (Telefund)

Requisition Number S1295

Position Number 999769

Position Classification Title University Program Associate

Functional Title Assistant Director, Annual Giving (Telefund)

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The Office of Annual Giving is currently seeking a detail-oriented individual with strong communication skills to serve as the Assistant Director.

Annual Giving is part of the Division of University Advancement, whose mission is to communicate the University's message and needs to the public in a way that generates friends and funds for the institution. Other departments in the division include Advancement Services, Alumni Relations, Development, Donor Relations, and Event Planning.

The primary responsibility for the Assistant Director, Annual Giving (Telefund) is to managing the recruiting, training, scheduling, performance improvement, motivation, and payroll for over 50 employees at UNCG's 20 station Telefund.

Other duties include:

  • Supporting, promoting, and participating in key Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement projects, such as the annual Believe In The G giving day,
  • Researching the behaviors, preferences, and affinities of key constituents to develop and implement tactics which motivate these constituents to participate philanthropically as a member of UNCG's alumni community,
  • Achieving marketing, branding, scheduling, and fundraising goals as defined by the Director of Annual Giving.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Qualifications
  • UA Banner and Campus Call experience desirable.
  • Robust analytical thinking, detail-oriented consistency, excellent time management skills, and experience contributing as a member of a goal-oriented fundraising team will be highly valued.

Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name,
  • Company Name,
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range $18,000 - $20,093 (.5FTE)

Org #-Department Annual Fund - 34401

Work Hours of Position 2PM-6PM, Monday-Friday and occasional evenings and weekends

Job Family Administrative and Managerial

Band University Program Associate

Competency Level Journey

2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

Program Administration (Journey):
Ability to administer an aspect of a program or functional area. Ability to make recommendations for program expectations and direction. Ability to identify and understand issues, client needs and problems of a recurring nature to effectively address and resolve situations. Ability to track and monitor program outcomes. Ability to collect, research, and analyze information for processing, monitoring, or measuring data. Ability o develop internal processes and prioritize workload. Ability to generate reports with varying standards of application.

Knowledge - Program and Organization (Journey):
Knowledge of policies, procedures and precedents affecting program area(s). Ability to analyze and explain how policies or procedures apply to programmatic and client needs. Operational knowledge of the purpose of the program's organization including its mission, services, clients and measures of business effectiveness. Ability to assess needs and assure assistance is appropriate to the situation. Ability to identify and understand non-specific issues and problems without standard resolutions and resolve them independently. Ability to modify processes using applicable technology, web-based data systems and programs.

Information/Records Administration (Journey)
Ability to access, review, compile and store multiple sources of data and information to generate appropriate criteria for reports. Ability to determine sources and gather information, via interviews, surveys and other methods, to complete work in assigned program area(s). Ability to research, compile, explain, and present data. Ability to clarify the rationale for the information/records management policy and practices.

Open Date 08/09/2017

Close Date 08/18/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment 0.50 (Part-Time)

FLSA Non-Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency 63

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Writing Sample(s)
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following options best describes your higher education history?
    • No Response
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a directly related field
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in an unrelated field
    • Associate's Degree in a directly related field
    • Associate's Degree in an unrelated field
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • less than 1 year
    • High School Diploma or GED
  2. * How many years of experience in a directly related field do you have?
    • No Response
    • 6 or more years
    • 5 years
    • 4 years
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • 4 months
    • less than 4 months
  3. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  4. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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