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Assistant Director, Stewardship and Donor Engagement

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Director, Stewardship and Donor Engagement Overview
Leads or primarily supports various engagement and stewardship functions, including communications, strategic initiatives, reporting, and organizing meetings. These functions all contribute to a best-in-class donor experience, and, in turn, directly support the fundraising goals of the College. Essential Duties:
1. Lead and maintain stewardship reporting. This may include, but is not limited to, gift acknowledgment processes for annual benefactors, endowed fund reports, and the annual donor gratitude report. Collaborate with Annual Giving, Athletics, and Advancement Services to strategize and recommend updates to gift acknowledgment processes. Under the direction and guidance of the Director, execute the annual endowment reporting process. Collaborate with the OIA and Marketing & Communications team to lead the production of the annual donor gratitude report.

2. Launch and manage the engagement and stewardship of the Providentia Society and its Leadership Committee, a group of top benefactors, high-impact volunteers, and campus leaders. Serve as the OIA liaison for the President’s Council, and the PC to Wall Street Council.

3. Identify and catalog volunteer opportunities for donor engagement, with focus on top prospects. Create and maintain a database to track and match opportunities. Consult with campus partners to identify needs and areas for volunteer support. Collaborate with OIA staff to identify prospects for enhanced engagement. Utilize CRM to identify, match, and track engagement opportunities and volunteers.

4. Collaborate with the Sr. Director on leadership volunteer training including, but not limited to, an annual Volunteer Leadership Series and Tri-annual Conference. Identify areas for personal and professional development, recommend topics and speakers, and organize logistics. Marginal Duties:
erform all other duties as may be required Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required
  • Two to four years’ relevant experience with fundraising/stewardship, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Teams, Excel, Word, ect.) with an emphasis on Excel skills
  • CRM platform such as Affinaquest
  • Collaborative team player who interacts successfully and professionally with colleagues and external constituents
  • Excellent time and project management skills with strong attention to detail, donor-centric focus, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to independently problem-solve, think strategically, and be proactive
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and sensitivity
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with benefactors and volunteers
Physical Demands
  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
  • Communication skills using the spoken word
  • Ability to see within normal parameters
  • Ability to hear within normal range
  • Ability to move about
Employee Status Full Time Union Status Non-Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Requisition Number AS584P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * We require all employees to be vaccinated. Are you vaccinated or have a valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation


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