JOB POSTED ON: September 11, 2015 Associate Director, Donor Outreach & Stewardship: Humboldt State University (Job #15-71) Associate Director, Donor Outreach & Stewardship, Administrative Analyst/Specialist I Non- Exempt, $3,288-$5,529/month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a full-time, benefited, probationary, 12-month position in University Advancement. Position Summary: The Associate Director of Donor Outreach & Stewardship collaboratively develops and provides lead oversight to a comprehensive program to engage new and existing donors in an increasingly deeper philanthropic partnership with Humboldt State University. The largest components of the position involve applying strategic and creative approaches to grow a broad-based yet donor-centric mid-level giving program using multiple communications channels, coordinating donor relations & stewardship initiatives, and crafting philanthropy-related written content & campaigns. Duties: Reporting to the Executive Director of Philanthropy, the Associate Director of Donor Outreach & Stewardship develops and coordinates diverse donor communications and stewardship activities to deepen donors’ affinity and support for HSU using a range of analytical and data-driven approaches. Working in close collaboration with the Philanthropy team as well as with other stakeholders within the University Advancement Division and campus community, s/he implements strategic and creative initiatives to enrich the giving experience for donors. Key areas of responsibility include: • Oversight of the mid-level donor engagement program (currently donors and prospective donors with the capacity to give in the $1,000 – $10,000 range) via data analysis and communications strategies that identify and respond to donors’ philanthropic passions; • Initiating donor-centric stewardship strategies, in collaboration with campus partners and the Philanthropy team, that enable donors to see the impact of their giving using a range of communications channels; • Developing concepts and copy-writing for a range of philanthropic program needs, such as appeals, giving campaigns & projects, acknowledgments, gift & grant proposals and reports, donor storytelling, and impact messaging; • Coordinating the planned gift marketing program, including promotional campaigns, website, market segmentation and results analysis, and vendor relationships. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs. One year of program management and/or donor/client relations experience is preferred. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated passion for raising funds that will enrich the learning environment for students and create meaningful philanthropic experiences for donors. Demonstrated analytical skills and marketing orientation to frame effective fund-raising strategies, test approaches, and achieve measurable results. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communications with staff, faculty, students and constituents, which fosters a working environment supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Strong creative-thinking and excellent writing skills to develop persuasive communications approaches and content, including demonstrated sensitivity to cross-cultural perspectives and experiences. Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a fast- paced, result-oriented environment. Demonstrated good organizational skills and professional judgment. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise good judgment and use discretion appropriately. Ability to anticipate, analyze and propose possible solutions to problem. Ability to apply thorough and detailed knowledge of university infrastructure, policies and procedures to areas of responsibility. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft and Google applications, including Word, Excel, Gmail, and databases. Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary to meet donor relations and programmatic needs. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the Raiser’s Edge donor database. Prefer experience with donor or customer relations to build positive and productive relationships. Prefer development office experience, ideally in a university or major nonprofit setting. Application Procedure: Applicants must submit a letter of interest, HSU Employment Application, resume and contact information for at least three professional references to Human Resources, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299 or via e-mail to Applications that do not include the HSU Employment Application will not be considered. To apply, visit: Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin September 21, 2015. HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply. Human Resources Siemens Hall – Room 211 Arcata, CA 95521-8299 (707) 826-3626 Fax: (707) 826-3625 Email: It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education – or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus. Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university. Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Copyright ©2015 Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-a8b19a261c43134983d880ef3a0a505d

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