Job Summary/Essential Functions : This position will plan, coordinate and execute comprehensive fundraising efforts for Eastern Washington University at the Major Gift level of $10,000 and above for the College of Science, Health & Engineering. The employee will identify priority goals for the assigned focus area and work with the Provost, Dean and Department Chairs to articulate these initiatives and cultivate donors for support. Work with areas of annual giving, planned giving and athletics to support donor initiatives. Write and present proposals that best reflect the interests of the donors. This work primarily includes alumni, friends of the university, and corporations. Participate as directed in the recognition and stewardship programs as gifts are received. Manage and maintain donor contact reports through proprietary donor contact software.
Travel is required for donor visits, primarily utilizing personal vehicle for visits in Eastern Washington region. Mileage reimbursement per state rates.
Conditions of Employment : This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults, or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.
Screening to Begin : 03-18-2013
% Full Time : 100
Term of Appointment : 12
Work Schedule : Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Required Degree : Bachelors
Degree required by : Date of application
Required Discipline(s) for Degree : Preferred disciplines include Communications, Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field.Minimum Qualifications: Two or more years of professional work experience in fundraising work, and familiarity with non-profit organizations.
Two or more years of experience marketing an organization and/or its events utilizing traditional and modern marketing techniques.Valid drivers license.
Additionally, candidates must offer a demonstrated high degree of interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications : Preference given to those with education and/or experience in STEM related fields.
Preference will also be given to those candidates with experience in Higher Education fundraising or development.
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