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Assistant Director of Alumni Relations (FULL TIME)

Ohio Northern University | Ada, OH | Posted May 2, 2023

The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations will oversee and manage aspects of the following: on-campus engagement events, affinity group programming and support, Homecoming, Reunion Weekend, alumni social media channels, recent alumni engagement, legacy programs, current student engagement, and other initiatives as they arise. The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations will work closely with the Director of Alumni Relations to develop and execute meaningful, effective, and strategic programs, events, and communication with ONU’s alumni and friends. These strategies will lead to both volunteer and financial support for Ohio Northern University and will align with the University’s strategic goals, mission, and vision. The Assistant Director will develop and report on strategies that are in line with industry best practices and the priorities of Ohio Northern University. View full job posting and apply online at

Associate/Senior Associate Director of Planned Giving (FULL TIME)

Kalamazoo College | Kalamazoo, MI | Posted April 27, 2023

Kalamazoo College is a community of students, faculty, staff and alumni who are committed to making an exceptional place to learn, live, and work. Kalamazoo College is committed to a sense of belonging and strives to support inclusivity. Individuals who share similar commitments are invited to apply for employment. Interested individuals are encouraged to provide a resume and cover letter to ensure full consideration. Immediate Supervisor: Associate Vice President for Development Position Summary: The Associate/Senior Associate Director of Planned Giving will be responsible for the continued development and implementation of the College’s gift planning program, an integral component of the Office of Development. Responsibilities: --Develop and implement a gift planning marketing plan that will increase deferred giving to the College, increase the number of Stetson Society members, and inform and steward existing Stetson members. --Oversee operations for the Stetson Society, the College’s deferred gift donor recognition group. --Collaborate with gift officers and assist them in marketing and closing planned gifts. --Communicate with donors, K’s Business Office, Advancement Services, third-party vendors, and external constituents regarding charitable trusts, charitable gift annuities, and other planned gifts. --Ensure the College is compliant in all matters related to gift planning. --Develop and maintain regular reports for internal use to monitor the status of the program. --Ensure receipt of the necessary documentation for planned gifts. --Serve as a resource for training staff, senior administrators, volunteers, boards, and professional advisors in gift planning options and opportunities. --Manage a portfolio of approximately 50 planned giving donors and prospects, geared toward those with higher gift capacities and with a higher likelihood to make a planned gift. Contact and visit donors and prospects, with annual goals for closed gifts, solicitations, dollars raised, and face-to-face/video visits. --Develop and implement cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies in accordance with institutional standards. --Occasional travel in Michigan and other Midwest states. --Participate in professional activities to stay current with and inform development staff of trends and changes in the field of gift planning. --Coordinate and attend gift-planning events as necessary. --Attend Advancement and Development staff meetings. --Participate in Homecoming and Commencement weekend activities (required). --Maintain a high level of professionalism and subscribe to the ethics of the gift planning and development profession. --Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: The Associate/Senior Associate Director will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (Associate) to five (Senior Associate) years of experience in planned giving, preferably in higher education, or comparable experience. In addition, he or she must possess the following skills and abilities: --Demonstrated success in the solicitation and closure of significant planned gifts. --The ability to forge strong working relationships with others and a capacity for engaging confidence and trust among donors and professional advisors. --Must be a team player. --Exceptional oral and written communication skills. --High motivation for success coupled with diplomacy, tact, and consistent follow-through. --Willingness to travel and participate in occasional evening and weekend activities. --A valid Michigan driver’s license and a driving record in accord with College policy. The division of College Advancement is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff and cultivating a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We aim to create a welcoming workplace that celebrates the diversity of our staff, alumni and donors. Kalamazoo College is a selective, nationally known liberal arts college offering students a personalized, integrated undergraduate experience known as the K-Plan that interweaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum with individualized research and experiential educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. Founded in 1833, Kalamazoo College is one of 40 dynamic Colleges That Change Lives, a group of 40 colleges that excel at developing potential, values and initiative, and provide the foundation for success beyond college. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 that supports four college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. An equal opportunity employer, Kalamazoo College is committed to equal rights, equal opportunities, and equal protection under the law. The College administers its programs without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, height, weight, marital status, physical disability as protected by law, or sexual orientation. The College’s definition of sexual orientation proscribes discrimination based on a person’s sexuality, or gender identity, actual or presumed.

Senior Philanthropy Advisor (FULL TIME)

Baldwin Wallace University | Berea, OH | Posted March 8, 2022

Senior Philanthropy Advisor

Job Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy, the Senior Philanthropy Advisor is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding current and potential donors to secure major gifts in support of Baldwin Wallace University’s strategic priorities and fundraising initiatives.  The Senior Philanthropy Advisor is an experienced fundraising professional who will manage a portfolio of approximately 100-150 active donors and prospects with special emphasis on securing major and principal gifts for the University.


Essential duties, tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Manages a portfolio of approximately 100-150 active donors and prospects with specific goals and benchmarks intended to secure annual, major, planned, and estate gifts; along with determining their level of support and engagement. 
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major gifts on behalf of the University.
  • Organizes prospect visits efficiently and strategically.   Includes key BW faculty, staff, leadership, and/or trustees as appropriate in order to build relationships and secure gifts.    Communicates with all parties via briefings, cultivation and solicitation plans/updates, and donor correspondence.
  • Records fundraising progress via contact reports, cultivation and solicitation updates, correspondence, and other documentation; recording this information in Raiser’s Edge.  
  • Regularly meets with the AVP for Philanthropy and Director of Prospect Development regarding prospect assignments, portfolio reviews, cultivation and solicitation strategies, and general fundraising progress.
  • Requests and makes effective use of prospect research as appropriate.
  • Communicates with Prospect Development and Data Analytics staff regarding information updates to donor or prospect records.
  • Strives to meet and exceed goals for quality monthly visits, yearly proposals.
  • Travels regionally and nationally to meet current and prospective donors.
  • Monitors travel budget and expenses.  
  • Builds and maintains an in-depth knowledge of BW, its funding priorities, and giving opportunities in order to articulate a compelling case for support to all constituents. 
  • Collaborates with Alumni Engagement and other campus partners to engage alumni and friends in meaningful ways, and encourage increased levels of involvement and philanthropic support.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned


Full position description, qualifications and application instructions may be found here.

Director of Alumni Engagement (FULL TIME)

Capital University | Columbus, OH | Posted February 3, 2022

Capital University seeks an experienced leader to join the team as Director of Alumni Engagement. The Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for the development, planning, and execution of a comprehensive alumni relations program designed to celebrate, recognize, and steward relationships in support of the University. The Director oversees the planning and execution of alumni activities and events that enhance a sense of community, loyalty, dedication, and support for Capital University. This position supervises 1.5 staff members and will report to the Associate Vice President for Advancement. The salary range is $54,000-$60,000 based on experience. Primary roles and responsibilities: • The Director will provide vision, leadership, and oversight to the alumni relations department; plan, coordinate, enhance and execute s alumni events including, but not limited to, Homecoming, the Athletic Hall of Fame, Alumni Awards and the Alumni Advisory Board meetings; and staffs the 50th reunion committee with a development officer. • Provides vision, leadership, and oversight to the Office of Alumni Relations, the Capital University Alumni Advisory Board and its committees, and other partners and committees to plan and execute the vision and strategy of the University related to alumni engagement and philanthropy. • Utilizes considerable creativity and imagination in identifying and implementing new programs to increase and retain alumni engagement. Yearly evaluates current programming to assess viability. Benchmarks programs to assess the likelihood of success and the overall need to expand programming or refocus on essential programs to strengthen efforts. • Works with Integrated Marketing and Communications and the Alumni Engagement staff, provide oversight for all printed and promotional, branded pieces, electronic pieces, multiple dynamic website pages, and interface. Work with Alumni Engagement staff to keep information on the alumni website pages consistent and current. • Provides fiscal management for the department. Oversees budget and develops cost analysis for projects. Maximizes quality of solicitations and other material with attention to conserving university resources. • Attends Advancement meetings and university-wide directors' meetings. Attends and staffs key Advancement special events. Participates actively in the life of the university. Serves as an enthusiastic ambassador of Capital University, articulating its mission, vision, and priorities to internal and external constituencies. Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree (M. A.) preferred. • Must be a seasoned alumni relations and development professional with particular experience in higher education that focuses on high-impact visibility and relationship-building among complex organizations and audiences, 4-6 years of experience preferred. • Must have experience with creating, planning, and measuring the effectiveness of high-touch events and programming designed to foster engagement and provide meaningful opportunities for alumni to support the University with their time, expertise, and philanthropy. • Must have experience with managing complex event-related logistics, including but not limited to serving as the primary decision-maker for all event-related needs, contract negotiation and procurement, marketing and communication, registration, and budget management. • Ability to work directly with leadership in the University and the alumni community and assist and mentor staff in successfully supporting stakeholders. • Ability to oversee development, planning, and execution of a comprehensive alumni relations program as well as alumni activities and events. Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation. Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information on Capital University, visit our website at Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking. Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

Listing Overview

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Ohio Northern University

Associate/Senior Associate Director of Planned Giving
Kalamazoo College

Senior Philanthropy Advisor
Baldwin Wallace University

Director of Alumni Engagement
Capital University