Assistant Director, Annual Giving
ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.
JOB PURPOSE: The Assistant Director Annual Giving will work in partnership with the Director of Annual Giving to create and manage a comprehensive annual giving program focused on shaping sustainable growth in donor count and provide annual operational support for Pomona College.
The Assistant Director, Annual Giving is a key member of the Annual Giving team and will help to build a best-in-class annual giving program at one of the national’s leading liberal arts colleges. The Assistant Director is responsible for leading a successful Student Calling Program (Star47), Senior Glass Giving Committee, student philanthropy program with support of social media marketing efforts as part of the College’s annual fundraising, and in preparation for the most aspirational, comprehensive capital campaign in the history of the College.
The Assistant Director Annual Giving will work in partnership with other relationship builders throughout the College, the Advancement Division, including Advancement services; Principal, Major, Leadership and Annual Giving; and Advancement communications and Events and data and administrative staff within the Office of Annual Giving. Much of the Assistant Director’s work is undertaken within the context of student calling, student philanthropy, and Senior Class giving, with other duties as assigned.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communication or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
- Experience: A minimum of 2 years of fundraising, sales or related experience is required. 2 years of experience at an academic institution is preferred. Experience leading and managing student callers, creating successful programs and working effectively in teams.
ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS: Regular, full-time, exempt position. Starting pay rate: $65,000 annual salary. Please submit your resume and cover letter. Persons from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!
Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.