The Division of University Advancement at Miami University is
looking for new team members who want to make an impact on the
lives and experiences of our students through philanthropy. Miami
University is a public university founded in 1809 with over 200,000
alumni and 20,000 enrolled students. With its close proximity to
the city of Cincinnati coupled with a nationally recognized
excellence in undergraduate education, there is a significant
opportunity to increase support from alumni, friends, and partners.
Everyone on our team plays a part in achieving this goal.
This position is responsible for planning and executing custom
stewardship plans that deepen donor relationships with Miami
University through personalized and meaningful engagement. The
position collaborates with development staff and other campus
partners who have relationships with donors. The position is an
integral member of the Stewardship & Donor Relations team and
reports to the Director of Donor Relations.
In alignment with Miami University’s statement on Diversity and
Inclusion, University Advancement is committed to and fully
embraces the philosophy and belief that a diverse community is
among an institution's greatest strengths. The Division of
University Advancement is committed to creating an inclusive work
environment where all people feel safe, valued, and respected. To
view our full statement including our specific commitments, please
visit our website: miamialum.org/DEI_statement.
● Proactively collaborate with development staff to create and
implement personalized stewardship plans that strengthen
relationships with major gift donors who are unmanaged by
● Develop a personalized menu of stewardship touches that are
meaningful to each donor.
● Manage an efficient system for tracking upcoming and completed
● Coordinate campus visits to connect donors with the beneficiaries
of their giving.
● Manage relationships with a pool of select donors and make
personal visits with donors as necessary.
● Provide support for the Lifetime Giving Societies.
● Support other donor engagement projects and support the
Stewardship & Donor Relations team as assigned.
● Bachelor’s degree.
● Must be able and willing to travel.
● Previous experience in fundraising, donor relations,
communications, or public relations.
● Proven success building relationships with donors in a large
● Previous project management experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
● Must be self-motivated, work independently, organized, have a
strong attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
● Must have good interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellent
● Must work collaboratively and be an excellent team player.
● Must be creative and have excellent problem-solving skills.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer,
encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans
and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits
harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40
years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression,
genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry),
pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster
parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its
application and admission processes, educational programs and
activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests
for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to
employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and
safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to
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which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics,
and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to
prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and
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report also contains information on programs and policies designed
to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating
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Written notification is also provided to prospective students and
employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety
Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department
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