Assistant Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship

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Assistant Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship

Position Number: 53068231

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 04/05/2018

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship. Donor Relations and Stewardship is responsible for engaging and fostering relationships with donors and key prospects through developing, implementing and coordinating a donor relations and stewardship system that promotes interaction and recognition of donors at all levels. The Assistant Director position works closely with the Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship to design, implement and manage these programs.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Assistant Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship will:

  • Coordinate and manage external reporting and communications for the Office of Donor Relations, including but not limited to, Foundation Annual Report; Donor Impact newsletter, and other projects as assigned. Reports to include donor lists and financial statements to produce stories on the impact of philanthropy.
  • Plan and implement high-level donor recognition events such as the President's Dinner; annual Scholarship Gala; Scholarship donor appreciation events, and other donor relations events as assigned. Coordination for these events include communication with the President's office and other senior UNG leadership.
  • Manage external reporting and communications to steward donors for approximately 200 Endowment Funds. Coordinate and create collateral materials for Endowment Reports to communicate with donors about scholarship recipients and communicate annual financial summaries.
  • Manage all aspects of the annual donor wall project for multiple campuses, including but not limited to, donor letters; coordination of wall production; and follow up post-reveal.
  • Be responsible for outgoing Foundation Trustee recognition such as service/dedication awards and gifts.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Donor Relations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of donor relations, non-profit management or public relations.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects is essential.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Three years of related experience preferred or an equivalent combination or education and experience.
  • Event planning experience.
  • Raiser's Edge experience is desired.
  • A high level of confidentiality.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.





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Posted: 3/24/2018
Application Due: 4/28/2018
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