Philanthropy Assoc Spec - Annual Giving

Lexington, KY
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The UK Philanthropy is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent management skills for the position of Associate Director of Annual Giving - Phonathon. Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving, Phonathon is responsible for managing all aspects of the phonathon, including:
• The recruitment, hiring, training, and monitoring of all call center employees, including six shift supervisors.
• Plan calling strategies to meet annual goals as well as develop scripts and other fundraising materials, change strategy from day-to-day as needed and provide marketing orientation for employee callers prior to each shift.
• Administer the phonathon software, serve as contact person with the software service provider, and work with Annual Giving and Office of Philanthropy staff to extract and manipulate data from the database. Provide extensive phonathon reports.
• Maintain time sheets and all HR related functions for 60 student employees as well as work with the director to manage and maximize the payroll component of the phonathon budget.

Job Title
Philanthropy Assoc Spec - Annual Giving

Requisition Number

Working Title
Associate Director of Annual Giving - Phonathon

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Movement through compact room. Communicating with multiple students at multiple calling stations. Sitting for extended periods of time and performing repetitive motion tasks.


Evenings and Sundays.


MS Windows, Excel, Ruffalo Noel Levitz's CampusCall software, managing and working closely with students.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience with managing student workers.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe any experience you have with Ruffalo Noel Levitz's CampusCall software.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe a recent work task that required paying close attention to and manipulating large sets of data.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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