Job Location: St Augustine Campus - St Augustine, FL
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Salary Range: $38,000.00 - $45,000.00
Travel Percentage: Negligible
Job Shift: Day
Job Category: Education SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE
The Donor Engagement Coordinator reports to the Director of Development & Family Engagement and is an essential member of the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position will serve as the facilitator for all Flagler College advisory boards as well as the Alumni Board of Directors, including leading logistics of board meetings, as well as campus initiatives and events in support of board business and board fundraising.
Institutional Advancement staff at Flagler work to foster the relationship between the College and its donors through activities that acknowledge, engage, recognize, and report on board member gifts to Flagler. Through this donor-centric approach, each member of the Institutional Advancement team plays a role in ensuring that the experience of Flagler donors around their philanthropy is an exceptionally positive and fulfilling one. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Collaborate closely with the Directors of Development, the Director of Alumni Engagement and Special Events team to plan, orchestrate, and implement board meetings and social events with the objective to deepen the bond between Flagler College and its board members.
- Serve as the secondary point of contact and provide administrative assistance to all advisory boards.
- Coordinate all advisory and Alumni Board operations, including meetings, subcommittee meetings, activities, and fundraising events.
- Collaborate with the Special Events staff for space reservations, event design, and scheduling.
- Coordinate with Advisory Board Chairs, Deans, Faculty, and Development staff to ensure the productivity and effectiveness of all Flagler College boards.
- Assist the Director of Alumni Engagement in facilitating meetings and correspondences for the Alumni Board of Directors.
- Create and assist in the distribution of communications related to board business.
- Assist in the creation and coordination of any new departmental advisory boards at Flagler College.
- Assist with board events, including invitation lists and RSVPs, event collateral, and follow-up communications.
- Respond to inquiries from fundraisers and board members.
- Other duties may also be assigned
- Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and this position will remain open until filled.
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in volunteer/donor relations, with an understanding of philanthropy as it relates to not-for-profit organizations.
Knowledge and Skills
- Superior organizational skills.
- Excellent writing and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
- Strong attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills.
- Strong initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Strong project management skills to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
- Ability to listen and respond with diplomacy and tact.
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
- Proficient in MS Office Suite and database applications.
- Strong customer-service focus.
- Ability and confidence to communicate, interact with, energize, and lead varied constituencies; that are effective with a diverse range of audiences including board members, volunteers, internal staff, donors, executives, potential funding partners and all constituencies.
- Ability to think strategically and translate to individual areas of responsibility;
- Ability and confidence to design, recommend and apply creative solutions to meet objectives.
- Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required.
Physical and Working Conditions
While performing the functions of this job, the position is both sedentary and at time requires the ability to be active including standing, walking in the outside elements, in and out of vehicle, bending, lifting and/or arranging files and office products and supplies.
Non - Discrimination Statement
Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the Colleges Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix.