Director of Annual Giving

Position Information

Position Title Director of Annual Giving Working Title Director of Annual Giving Department 900000-Foundation Pay Rate $65,000 annually FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Position Number 997923 Classification CJS15 Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete UCM electronic application, cover letter and resume required. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Initial review of applications will begin on 05/03/2021 and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday; 8 am to 5 pm
Requires some evenings/weekends.

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 04/07/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

This position strategically plans and implements effective charitable giving solutions in support of the UCM Central Annual Fund targeted to alumni and friends.

The Annual Giving program is part of the UCM Office of University Advancement and Alumni Foundation, which builds relationships with individuals and organizations, secures and distributes philanthroptic support, and promotes engagement opportunities to help advance UCM .

Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree in any field required.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - Social media Experience

Three (3) years of successful experience in development/fundraising, sales, public relations, communications, etc. required.

Experience in higher education fundraising preferred.

Experience working in CRM database like Raisers Edge preferred.

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Credit check required as part of the background check.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.

Strong organizational skills.


Ability to work independently.

Demonstrated high level customer/client service and response.

Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.

Ability to professional, tactful and diplomatic.

Ability to learn, explain and maintain current knowledge of Foundation fundraising policies.

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Other Physical & Environmental Factors Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Travel required, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions Other Special Working Conditions

Irregular work hours – requires some evenings and weekends.

Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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