*Assistant Director of Annual Giving
University of Massachusetts Amherst*
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has an opening for an Assistant Director of Annual Giving and is seeking a highly experienced and motivated individual to join its Development team as the campus prepares for a new comprehensive campaign.
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving reports to the Associate Director of Annual Giving and is responsible for managing all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the Annual Fund Phone Program, including daily management of the student staff and supervision of evening call sessions. The Annual Fund Phone Program is a year-round operation that raises more than $1.6 million annually from alumni, parents, and friends of the University through 4-9 calling session per week. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, and supervision of approximately 100 student employees (equivalent of 20-28 full-time employees) in a high-energy, fun, and productive work environment that provides each student the tools they need to be effective in increasing fundraising results and reaching goals.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; one to two years of fundraising or related sales experience; ability to relate well with prospects and donors from varied academic backgrounds and different age ranges; ability to conduct interviews, train, supervise, and evaluate employees; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work evening and weekend hours.
Preferred qualifications: Strong organizational and supervisory skills; ability to work with senior executive administrators.
Hiring Salary Range: $36,500 to $45,700
Normal Starting Salary Range: $36,500 to $41,100
Review of applications will begin on May 2, 2013; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references (who will not be contacted without permission) to: Search# R42564, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.