Assistant Director of Donor Acquisition & Retention

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  • ADVN - Advancement
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Assistant Director of Donor Acquisition & Retention

    St. Edward's University is seeking for an ambitious and out of the box thinker for our Assistant Director of Donor Acquisition & Retention position. The incumbent will develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive annual donor acquisition and retention program. Serve as a key member of a team charged with the development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive annual donor acquisition and retention program which provides critical support for academic programs, scholarships, and co-curricular programs that support student development and success. The incumbent is charged with coordinating an integrated omni-channel fundraising program that will increase participation in annual giving to St. Edward's University.

    For consideration, a Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science in marketing, communications, English, or related field or equivalent work experience required. Project management experience preferred. Minimum of two years of experience in the advancement/development field in a higher education or other non-profit setting required. Experience using Microsoft Office and database software programs required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere preferred. Experience sourcing and managing content development, publishing, photo, and video editing preferred. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clear and compelling correspondence required. Must have an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to pass a criminal background check.

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    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

    Medical & Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA & FSA Available)

    Dental Guardian Dental

    Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

    Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

    Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

    Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

    Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

    Tuition Benefits

    Paid Holidays

    Services & Discounts


    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

    In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 1000 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #: J19083

    Posted: 9/12/2019

    Available: Immediately

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    Posted: 9/13/2019
    Application Due: 11/12/2019
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