Columbia University Assistant Director, Annual Fund in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Assistant Director, Annual Fund

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number

088823

Department

5002- ARH Administration

Location

Morningside

Job Type

Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week

35

Job Family

Development / Alumni Relations

Salary Grade

12

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience

Advertised Summary Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Dean Development and Alumni Relations, at Columbia's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), the Assistant Director of Annual Fund oversees GSAPP's annual giving program and manages annual fund stewardship activities. The Assistant Director is also responsible for the management of a Leadership Annual Fund portfolio.

Manages a portfolio of leadership annual fund portfolio; solicit renewals and upgrades of GSAPP's leadership annual fund donors; portfolio based in California, Florida and New York and with a focus on Reunion classes.

Oversees activities to achieve annual fund goals as set by the Associate Dean in coordination with the University's Annual Fund Programs liaison. Implement new strategies for continued growth of the School's annual fund over time.

Manage GSAPP's Giving Day activity in strategic coordination with the annual fund strategy.

Manage stewardship activities for all annual fund donors. Maintains consistent schedule of donor acknowledgement letters and other outreach. Develops and implements new strategies for stewarding our annual fund donor population.

With Associate Dean, work closely with the GSAPP Alumni Board committees and help execute their initiatives.

Indirectly supervises (2) short term casual hires.

Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience required.

Experience with front line fundraising strongly preferred.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated success working in development and understanding of the development process and stewardship.

A commitment to higher education and ability to articulate a compelling case for strong discretionary support, as well as support for various projects at GSAPP.

Strong organizational ability and attention to detail. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to use current Microsoft office technologies and ability to adapt to and use future technologies. Ability to navigate large donor database systems and e-blast software. Experience with Advance a plus.

Experience utilizing social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr) to communicate campaign objectives and facilitate higher rate of participation and giving.

Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team and to work cooperatively with other staff.

Outstanding interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and experience handling highly confidential information.

High energy level, enthusiasm, flexibility, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit absolutely required.

Ability to travel and to work weekends and evenings.

Essential Functions

Manages a portfolio of leadership annual fund portfolio; solicit renewals and upgrades of GSAPP's leadership annual fund donors; portfolio based in California, Florida and New York and with a focus on Reunion classes. (50%)

Oversees activities to achieve annual fund goals as set by the Associate Dean in coordination with the University's Annual Fund Programs liaison. Implement new strategies for continued growth of the School's annual fund over time. (20%)

Manage GSAPP's Giving Day activity in strategic coordination with the annual fund strategy. (10%)

Manage stewardship activities for all annual fund donors. Maintains consistent schedule of donor acknowledgement letters and other outreach. Develops and implements new strategies for stewarding our annual fund donor population. (10%)

With Associate Dean, work closely with the GSAPP Alumni Board committees and help execute their initiatives. (5%)

Additional duties as assigned. (5%)

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

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HIPAA Compliance training required

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Participation in Medical Surveillance required

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What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date

07-17-2017

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=163589

EEO Statement

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