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Assistant Director of Annual Giving (FULL TIME)

Oberlin College | Oberlin, OH | Posted July 10, 2024

The Office of Annual Giving at Oberlin College and Conservatory seeks applications for the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving. Under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director provides important programmatic support and project management for the annual giving team. The Assistant Director leads and initiates projects related to campus partner fundraising campaigns, student philanthropy, and young alumni giving in support of the initiatives and goals of the Division of Advancement. For more information and to apply, please visit:

Assistant Director of Philanthropy and Engagement position. (FULL TIME)

Denison University | Granville, OH | Posted July 1, 2024

Complete job description and  application information available at

Reporting to the Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Giving and working in collaboration with the Annual Fund team, campus partners and volunteers, the Assistant Director of Philanthropy and Engagement is responsible for directing our student calling/outreach program, managing student philanthropy efforts including oversight of the Senior Class Legacy Challenge, Denison’s senior class gift initiative, as well as creating and executing strategies to increase young alumni philanthropic support.

Directly manages all activities of the call center including hiring, training, onboarding, and managing student ambassadors during call shifts. Maintains a student calling stewardship plan. Creates educational materials for students, benchmarks with other institutions to measure success, and attends professional conferences throughout the year to create successful call and texting efforts, and increase engagement and fundraising efforts with alumni, parents, families, and students.

Coordinates the Senior Class Legacy Challenge by identifying, recruiting, and engaging members of the graduating class. Creates and executes a comprehensive plan and attends and leads all committee meetings and events.

Develop and implement fundraising strategies to provide outreach to graduates of the last decade and other young alumni. Devise and execute a plan to increase first time donor retention and increase participation.. Collaborate with Stewardship team to provide recognition of young alumni support.

Collaborate with Alumni Family Engagement through their work with Student Alumni Council to grow student philanthropy efforts on campus and educate students on the importance of philanthropy.

Serve as the primary contact for all student fundraising efforts on campus by collaborating with Student Life and student organizations.

Collaborates with offices within Institutional Advancement on projects and provides student support and engagement. Seeks out new opportunities for student involvement within existing programs in Institutional Advancement.

This role requires the willingness and flexibility to work an irregular schedule that includes evening and weekend hours during the call center campaign period, as well as weekends during major annual campus events.

Director of Foundation Relations (FULL TIME)

Denison University | Granville, OH | Posted June 11, 2024

The Director initiates, cultivates, and maintains foundation relationships to leverage support for college initiatives and faculty research. Researches, identifies, and manages private and public grant prospects for projects aligned with university priorities. Collaborates with senior leadership, faculty, and other administrators to identify and prepare grant projects and budgets. Coordinates required stewardship reporting to fulfill post-award expectations. Facilitates meetings and site visits between program officers at foundations and government agencies, college faculty, and the Office of the Provost. Basic Function: - Plans and implements solicitation strategies for foundation and government prospects including writing and submitting grant proposals, developing grant budgets, and maintaining relationships with foundation program officers and the appropriate government offices. - Manages stewardship activities for foundation donors including report writing, collaborating with other departments to monitor the progress of projects and gather information for reporting, tracking grant expenses and preparing financial reports, and advising on major grant projects. Serve as an advisor on program teams for major grant projects. - Assists faculty in identifying funding sources for research and provides support throughout the grant application and reporting process. Essential Job Functions: - Maintain and grow a portfolio of qualified institutional grant prospects and other key individuals/organizations, including elected public officials, with a focus on building relationships with foundations and other grantmaking organizations. - Assists faculty to develop and monitor subaward grant agreements. Liaises with other departments to administer the grant’s financial requirements. Processes award pledge with gift accounting. - Collaborates with other Institutional Advancement staff (such as major gift officers) on foundation activities that intersect with individual prospect work, including proposal writing and budgeting. - Performs other duties as assigned. For complete job description and application procedures visit

Assistant Prospect Manager (FULL TIME)

Oberlin College | Oberlin, OH | Posted June 3, 2024

The Assistant Prospect Manager assists the Director of Advancement Research with portfolio management, and the identification, research, and analysis of top-tier prospects and donors for the Office of Advancement, in support of the fundraising efforts for the college. For more information and to apply please visit:

Associate Director of Advancement (FULL TIME)

University of Indianapolis | Indianapolis, IN | Posted May 28, 2024

Job Description The Associate Director of Advancement is responsible for securing gifts ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to support the strategic needs of the University. This person will collaborate with numerous internal and external stakeholders in order to create successful partnerships. This person is responsible for implementing fundraising strategies as it relates to annual gifts including identification, qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects with a focus on fostering positive, professional relationships with annual donors and emerging major gift donors. Company Description Become a Greyhound! The University of Indianapolis is a private, liberal arts university and home to a close-knit community of more than 700 faculty and staff supporting 5,600 undergraduate and graduate students on our main campus. We offer an inclusive work environment where your individual contributions will be recognized and rewarded and the University’s motto, “Education for Service,” provides the foundation for all our work. Situated on 65 acres in the University Heights neighborhood and just minutes from downtown Indianapolis, UIndy’s campus is close to all of the cultural, shopping, sports, and recreational amenities you’d expect in the 13th-largest city in the United States. Want to cheer on your Hounds when they play their rivals in the Great Lakes Valley Conference? UIndy employees and their families enjoy free admission to home sporting events, and many arts and cultural events on campus are free for employees as well. The University is proud to offer a competitive total rewards package, including a generous time off policy, ensuring you can enjoy your time outside of work as you wish. If you’re interested in joining our dynamic environment and experiencing hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application. The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX. Benefits Medical Insurance Vision Insurance Dental Insurance Life Insurance Tuition Discount Retirement Savings Plan - 403B Paid Vacation and Sick Time Accruals Paid Holiday time and additional University days off Employee Discounts & Services Free Parking Onsite Health & Wellness Center For more information about the benefits of being a staff member at UIndy, visit our Benefits site. Qualifications-Associate Director of Advancement 0-2 years of fundraising experience or experience in working in a non-profit setting Bachelor's degree required Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including the demonstrated ability to communicate well in writing and speak before large groups. Knowledge of alumni relations, corporate relations and advancement communications preferred. Ability to travel independently across the United States as needed. Valid Driver’s License. Responsibilities- Associate Director of Advancement Responsible for securing a minimum of 175 visits annually with donors and asking them for philanthropic support. Develop and execute a plan to connect donors to the University, working closely with the Associate Vice President of Advancement, Vice President of Advancement, the Office of Advancement staff and other university faculty and staff. Identify and establish personal contact with current and prospective donors whose interest and financial capacity have the greatest likelihood of strategically meeting the University fundraising goals, in consultation with the Vice President of Advancement, and the Associate Vice President of Advancement. Frequent travel and/or evening and weekend duties are required. Collaborate with appropriate advancement and academic staff to develop prospect strategies and build relationships. Solicit alumni and friends of the University to support the UIndy Fund, Greyhound Club Fund, and other campus priorities. Represent the University of Indianapolis in a professional manner, at all times. Host or co-host receptions and other donor events locally and regionally. Become familiar with and understand key initiatives of the University relating to faculty, students, instruction and research. Continually improve professional competency through training and participation in and/or leadership in professional, organizational and other not-for-profit organizations. APPLY HERE:

Associate Director of Affinity Engagement (FULL TIME)

Denison University | Granville, OH | Posted December 21, 2023

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The Associate Director of Affinity Engagement is responsible for managing affinity-based alumni networks, events, volunteers, communications, and programs. Affinity programming is focused on cohorts of alumni with a shared interest or experience. This position will manage affinity-based volunteers and committees while strategically developing programs and communications to engage, connect and inform.

Essential Job Functions:

The Associate Director of Affinity Engagement is a member of the Alumni Engagement Programming team and plays an important role in successfully executing the strategic priorities for alumni engagement. The position is a member of the Alumni and Family Engagement Office and the Division of Institutional Advancement.

Strategy, Implementation and Assessment
  • Inform strategic direction focused on engagement, proactive “customer” service, communication and responsiveness to the needs of Denison’s alumni community.
  • Tracks affinity programming metrics, using consistent data to inform long-term planning.
  • Assesses the effectiveness of existing alumni affinity programs to determine better pathways for successful engagement.
  • Partners with colleagues to identify and foster alumni engagement synergies across Advancement and with campus partners (i.e. Annual Giving, Athletics, Knowlton Center, etc.)
  • Advise alumni interested in forming a shared interest group.
  • Supports planning and execution of affinity events, regionally and on-campus. Partners with Advancement Communications and Events on budget, marketing, content and implementation.
Volunteer Management
  • Responsible for nurturing and maintaining key relationships with leadership of alumni affinity groups.
  • Guides senior volunteer leaders in building strong leadership teams, to ensure a volunteer pipeline for sustained success.
  • Advises and consults with volunteer leaders on a range of issues including annual programming, volunteer recruitment and retention, best practices, University policies, and event planning and communications strategies in collaboration with divisional and campus partners.
  • Convenes affinity group leaders regularly to provide training opportunities, share annual priorities, key initiatives and events, recent learnings, and opportunities for collaboration.
  • Partners with AFE’s Senior Associate Director, Marketing & Communications and Advancement
  • Communications to ensure consistent, relevant, and timely communications for affinity programming.
  • Partners with affinity volunteers to create relevant marketing and communication materials and timelines.
Additional Responsibilities
  • With the Director of Alumni Engagement Programming, manage the day-to-day budget for affinity programming.
  • Regularly assess affinity networks, report key findings to Alumni & Family Engagement and Institutional Advancement leadership. Research and implement industry best practices to achieve success.
  • Assist with and attend “all-hands” Alumni Engagement events, Big Red Weekend, Family Weekend, Reunion, Alumni Council meetings, special on-campus events/conferences, and volunteer leadership assemblies.

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.