Development & Alumni Coordinator

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS04164PWorking TitleDevelopment & Alumni CoordinatorDepartmentPublic Health Development & Public RelationsAbout the University of Georgia

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 ( 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.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department website TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM with occasional nights/and weekends.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date10/17/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/01/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleDevelopment/Fundraising ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAExemptJob FamilyDevelopmentFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition 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 is expected to provide stewardship and annual fund planning, face to face meetings, portfolio management and overall strategy to ensure CPH has a successful annual fund program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently with minimal supervision and experience with Microsoft Suite.

Physical Demands

In state and out-of-state travel to annual conferences and meetings with donors/prospective donors. Perform modest lifting such as moving tables, etc. Sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



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.

Percentage of time75 Duties/Responsibilities


With the assistance of the Dean and the Senior Director of Development for Constituent-Based Programs, submit an annual and long-term fund raising plan for the college that includes written strategies for top donor prospects in portfolio.
Assist with the development and implementation of all donor and alumni events.
Assist with the identification of new development prospects and provide this information to the major gift liaison assigned to the school/college.

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Meet weekly with the Dean. Meet monthly with the Sr. Director of Constituent Programs.
Attend development and division meetings in the Division of Development and Alumni Relations.

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    Posted: 10/19/2019
    Application Due: 12/18/2019
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