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Stewardship and Communications Coordinator

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Stewardship and Communications Coordinator



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Job Description Summary:

The Stewardship and Communications Coordinator is responsible for duties that are essential to the effective stewardship of University donors, alumni and friends. Those functions include ensuring that donor intentions are honored, donors are recognized, and communications are produced, as part of a comprehensive stewardship program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Works as part of an integrated team to establish overall goals and strategies for increasing private support to the University.
• Provides professional support to the staff in implementing donor recognition, donor stewardship and other related activities.
• Works in conjunction with Finance, Financial Aid, and other departments to track all endowed and restricted fund balances and ensures available funds are being utilized to donor intent.
• Works in conjunction with Marketing to develop donor impact reports and customized stewardship materials.
• Assists in coordination of donor recognition and stewardship events.
• Coordinates specific donor communications such as pledge reminders and statements of understanding for endowed funds.
• In coordination with Advancement Services, devises a comprehensive gift acknowledgement process that encourages donor retention.
• Manages a portfolio designed to enhance stewardship with key constituents.
• Serves as a cross-trained back up for Advancement Services in gift and data entry, reporting, and event record maintenance.
• Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Education and Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Must be able to work independently and without supervision. Have excellent written and oral communication skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office products. Experience with Raiser’s Edge is preferred. Needs to have attention to detail, good judgment and mature decision making abilities. The ability to maintain confidentiality and the aptitude to work closely with donors and recipients is essential. Occasional evening, weekend, travel and overnight work is required.
Education and Experience

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Experience with Blackbaud/Raisers Edge a plus
• Bachelors degree preferred
• Advancement experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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