Manager, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS140847Position TitleManager, Annual Giving and Alumni RelationsDepartmentAlumni RelationsDivisionAcademic AffairsLocationClassificationProfessionalFLSA ClassificationExemptUnion/Non UnionNon UnionFull Time / Part Time? Full TimeSalary Range - Minimum$52,618 annuallyHours per week40Temporary? NoPosting Date09/14/2020Closing Date09/23/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:


  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:


  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick
Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Details

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

  • Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
  • Position Summary

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Manager assists the Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement in managing and implementing a comprehensive annual giving program for Joliet Junior College (JJC). Develops and implements an annual giving and stewardship plan to cultivate and retain donors, including fundraising events, programs and services. Manages programs that foster affinity, advocacy, and active support among JJC alumni. Some early morning, evening and weekend work will be required.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    1.Develop and enhance the annual giving program, including creative conception and design, copy writing, objectives, strategy development, planning and execution of multiple direct mail, e-campaigns, and annual giving solicitations to alumni, friends, and faculty/staff per year. Draft promotional materials, organize mailings, refine goals and create analytical progress reports.
    2.Develop and implement an annual fundraising and stewardship plan to cultivate and retain donors.
    3.Take a leadership role on a team to plan, organize, promote and implement special fundraising events, including JJC Foundation 5K Run/Walk, Night of Stars, JJC Athletic Golf Outing, Employee Alumni Holiday Party, anniversary events, etc.
    4.Participate in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of leadership gift donors/prospects.
    5.Manage the functions of Alumni Relations and the associated budget.
    6.Supervise and evaluate a full-time employee in Institutional Advancement, delegating duties related to annual giving, special events, and database management.
    7.Recruit, train and motivate alumni leaders as volunteers, serving as a catalyst for the JJC Foundation Board. Cultivate and maintain strong bonds with alumni, parents, friends and donors.
    8.Work with faculty/staff to identify new opportunities for alumni involvement in college student programming.
    9.Work with database administrator on Raiser’s Edge projects to identify alumni and annual giving prospects and create special reports, troubleshoot problems and implement new projects.
    10.Organize and manage the annual Employee Giving Program, including the creation of engagement opportunities for alumni employees throughout the year.
    11.Develop and implement a robust social media/web presence for the JJC Foundation and Alumni Relations. Expand communication on alumni relations/annual giving-related web pages and social networking sites, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others.
    12.Assume special project responsibilities and related duties as assigned by Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement.

    Minimum Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of development or community relations experience.
    2.Experience in planning and coordinating special events.
    3.Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
    4.Budgeting, program planning and organizational abilities.
    5.Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet goals within deadline.
    6.Demonstrated ability to work as an assertive, energetic leader with a high degree of creativity, enthusiasm, initiative and diplomacy.
    7.Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

    Preferred Qualifications

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Master’s degree in communications/English, marketing, management, business or a related field.
    2.Three (3) years of successful experience in fundraising, sales, marketing or a related field.
    3.Knowledge and experience with donor databases, specifically Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge.

    Physical Demands

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    1.Normal office physical demands.
    2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.
    3.Ability to travel in state and nationally.

    Working Conditions

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor environment.

    Compliance Announcement

    ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING


    Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety


    If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.


    This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Do you have a bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of development or community relations experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. Do you have experience in planning and coordinating special events?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. Do you have budgeting, program planning and organizational abilities?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. Do you have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. Do you have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet goals within deadline?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. Can you demonstrate that you have the ability to work as an assertive, energetic leader with a high degree of creativity, enthusiasm, initiative and diplomacy?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. Are you proficient in Microsoft Office Suite?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. Do you have a master’s degree in communications/English, marketing, management, business or a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    9. Do you have three (3) years of successful experience in fundraising, sales, marketing or a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    10. Do you have knowledge and experience with donor databases, specifically Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge?
      • Yes
      • No
    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Document
    2. List of References

     

     

     

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