Stewardship Program Coordinator

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Posting date


Application Review date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Stewardship Program Coordinator

Department this Position Reports to

Recognition and Stewardship

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Location of Position

41 Centerra Parkway
Lebanon, NH 03766

This position offers a hybrid work opportunity, however, employee needs to be within commutable distance to Dartmouth College as there are times employee will need to work on campus.

Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.

Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

To manage activities and programs supporting stewardship for Dartmouth’s alumni and friends, including managing the design, creation, and order fulfillment of branded token gifts; to serve as the point-of-contact for the creation and stewardship of endowed funds and memorials.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Associates or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

* Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Three years of experience in development work in higher education, or similar field.
* Strong interpersonal skills and comfort in interacting with faculty, administrators, and donors.
* Good judgement: ability to handle highly confidential material.
* Demonstrated excellence and facility in writing and editing.
* Excellent organizational and planning skills.
* Ability to learn and use various web-based financial systems.
* Experience and proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader/Pro and FileMaker Pro.
* Understanding of the College’s endowment and fiscal systems.
* Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
* Demonstrated research and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Lesa Knapp, Director of Advancement Business Operations

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Ray Garcia

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note that Dartmouth has a COVID vaccination requirement for all employees; visit to review the policy and for details and information on requesting an exemption and/or reasonable accommodation. Compliance with the Dartmouth COVID -19 Employee and Appointee Vaccination Policy is a condition of employment.

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Key Accountabilities


Collaborates with colleagues in the President’s Office, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Advancement, and the Advancement Division to support the highest levels of recognition and stewardship; plans and manages new product creation and development, source designers and artists to produce one-of-a-kind, custom gifts for donors and friends of the College. Manages Dartmart branded token gift program and associated budget. Works with Office of the General Counsel, Procurement Services and Risk Management colleagues to onboard new vendors, including managing licensing, insurance and trademark registration.

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Serves as the point of contact and manages memorial gifts program, consulting with Office of Endowment Administration colleagues and others to prepare statements of understanding and other documentation required to transact in memory of/in honor of gifts in accordance with Dartmouth’s gift policy. Drafts stewardship correspondence for communication with families and alumni. Serves as point of contact and manages Dartmouth’s tree and bench dedication program.

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Liaises with internal and external constituents to advance divisional objectives.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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