Director of Annual Giving

McMinnville, Yamhill County
Jul 30, 2014
Linfield College - a private, undergraduate, liberal arts and sciences college serving over 2,400 students - seeks a full-time Director of Annual Giving to raise private charitable gifts with a major emphasis on unrestricted gifts. The Director’s activities include analysis, planning, execution, administration and evaluation of campaigns for the annual giving campaign. The Director also conducts special campaigns for restricted funds. Key responsibilities include coordinating direct mail appeals, electronic appeals including crowd-funding campaigns, and other campaigns focused on the community, alumni and students. This role is also involved in developing stewardship materials, analyzing data, and supporting electronic, print and website communications. Qualifications: Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and three or more years of annual fund-raising experience, preferably in a higher education environment. Benefits: Linfield College offers a comprehensive benefits package as part of its overall compensation program. Among these benefits are tuition remission, an 11.25% retirement contribution (with immediate vesting) after 1 year of employment or immediately if you have received contributions from a qualified institution of higher education within the last 12 months, flexible spending accounts, college-paid life insurance and short- & long-term disability insurance, generous paid time off, the choice of two medical insurance plans, and a dental and vision insurance plan. Additionally, employees and their eligible dependents receive free access to gym and swimming pool facilities, the library, and entrance into athletic events. Environment: Founded in 1858, Linfield College is recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding programs, and distinctive international emphasis. Linfield has a challenging and exciting academic program that features a broad liberal arts core and an atmosphere in which there is genuine concern for individuals and their progress. The College includes three divisions - the historic and traditional campus in McMinnville, the Portland campus (serving nursing majors), and the Adult Degree Program (online courses), which began in 1975. Linfield College is ranked in the U.S. News 2014 Best Online Programs and is highly rated as a national liberal arts college by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, among other publications. For more information about the College, please explore Application: Interested candidates should view the complete position description and submit a cover letter and resume online at Linfield College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse learning community.