Development & Alumni Coordinator
Position Summary: This position reports to the Dean for the College of Public Health (CPH) and is key to provide stewardship and annual fund support for CPH. Annual Fund initiatives, meetings solicitations are integral to grow the major giving pipeline for the College. Stewardship is an important part of a comprehensive giving program and provides an opportunity for additional/future giving. This position must provide stewardship and annual fund planning, face to face meetings, portfolio management and overall strategy to ensure CPH has a successful annual fund program.
Responsibilities: Collaborate with the dean to design and implement fundraising strategies to meet the college's annual and long term needs Working with the dean, assist in managing a portfolio of annual leadership and major giving prospects for the school/college focusing on qualification and partnership with university development, conducting monthly face-to face meetings with donors and prospects. The purpose of the meetings is to qualify major gift prospects and cultivate, solicit, and steward annual leadership prospects. Work collaboratively with all offices in the Development and Alumni Relations Division including financial services, gift accounting, and development colleagues across campus. Manage and oversee donor stewardship and recognition processes including coordination with the Donor Relations & Stewardship Office. Complete telephone, correspondence, preparation, follow-up; record meetings, interactions, and plans in the giving and alumni database (GAIL) in a thorough and timely manner for coordinator and the dean. Coordinate with the university development annual giving office to create and implement an annual donor solicitation plan. ( direct mail, electronic, and phone) Prepare necessary meeting materials for the Dean or others making a major gift presentation or solicitation
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in an appropriate curriculum and considerable experience in public relations, alumni relations or development work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
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