Award Services Manager
Permanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?:
Public Comm Specialist - JourneyWorking Title:
Award Services ManagerPosition Number:
P012092Budgeted Hiring Range:
$41,282 - $54,985Pay Band Information:
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Full-Time PermanentHours per week:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00Department Name and Number:
University Development Office-250100Date First Posted:
Chapel Hill, NCPosition Posting Category:
Development and FundraisingDepartment Description:
University Development’s purpose is to support the mission of the university by raising private resources from alumni, friends, and other constituents to enhance financial support for students, faculty, programs, and facilities. University Development provides leadership and centralized development services to the 30+ other development shops across campus, serving as a focal point for principal/major gifts, gift planning, annual giving efforts, prospect development, corporate and foundation relations, stewardship, and communications.Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Position Description:
University Development’s purpose is to support the mission of the university by raising private resources from alumni, friends, and other constituents to enhance financial support for students, faculty, programs, and facilities. University Development provides leadership and centralized development services to the 30+ other development shops across campus, serving as a focal point for principal/major gifts, gift planning, annual giving efforts, prospect development, corporate and foundation relations, stewardship, and communications.
This position will be responsible for the Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) stewardship program in University Development. The goals of the position are to (1) ensure that the university maintain a very positive relationship with private foundations and companies that have provided major grants and gifts to the university; (2) ensure that reporting requirements are met for grants and gifts from foundations and companies; and (3) collaborate with CFR staff and university communications and public relations initiatives to identify and implement opportunities to acknowledge and publicize grants and gifts from companies and foundations.
Achievement of these goals will require close working relationships with: Corporate and Foundation Development Officers, the CFR Director of Strategy, Proposal and Award Services, and other CFR staff; other central development departments, notably Communications and Stewardship; faculty who lead programs funded by corporate and foundation gifts and grants; departmental and school business offices and grants managers; the UNC Office of Sponsored Research; university leaders, and many others in the university community. The Award Services Manager will sometimes interact directly with program officers and grants managers at major private foundations and companies. The Award Services Manager reports to the CFR Director of Strategy, Proposal and Award Services.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Professional experience in related field.
Skills required for success in this position include: Excellent communication skills, including verbal acuity and confidence, and outstanding writing skills; excellent understanding of financial spreadsheets and budgets; flexibility in working with each funder’s unique reporting requirements; outstanding skills in diplomacy and negotiation, with success in solving institutional roadblocks so as to achieve outcomes and meet the needs of major funders, while maintaining excellent collegial relationships between CFR and other UNC departments and personnel; ability to interact well with faculty and high-level university administrators, including department chairs, deans, and vice chancellors; excellent organization and planning skills, including the ability to create a system for tracking and fulfilling many different grant reporting requirements; the ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a deadline-driven, high pressure environment; and creativity and enthusiasm for discovering, developing, and implementing new ways to express appreciation to important corporate and foundation funders, and communicate the positive outcomes of the university’s partnerships with them in exciting, attention-gaining new ways.Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 – 3 years professional experience in related fields.
Experience with project management and complex budgets; experience representing organizational interests to external audiences preferred.Stimulus/ARRA Funded: