Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
The purpose of the position is to coordinate the College of Nursing's annual giving program. Duties include coordinating annual fundraising plans and activities such as Call-A-Coug, direct mail, giving days, and e-solicitations for gifts of $25,000 and under. This position will focus on scholarship solicitations and upgrades by incorporating annual support, endowment, and planned gifts in the annual giving plan.
This position functions as the liaison with the central WSU Foundation and WSU Alumni Association to perform a variety of fundraising and alumni engagement activities. This position assists with alumni and donor engagement activities to support the priorities of the College of Nursing.
Responsible for coordination of annual giving at the College of Nursing for gifts under $25,000. Direct and coordinate annual giving for WSU College of Nursing including Call-A-Coug, direct mail, and e-solicitations. Work in collaboration with the WSU Foundation to provide material for scripting and appeals.
Implement and solicit sponsorship program for the College of Nursing, including identification of potential interested sponsors and coordination of sponsorship materials. Ensure that sponsorship policies are in line with WSU/WSU Foundation policies; ensure that sponsor benefits are fulfilled.
Identify and qualify annual gift prospects to help build the College of Nursing's major gift donor pipeline. Draft and edit fundraising letters, run donor prospect reports, and write proposals to support fundraising priorities for the College of Nursing. Develop outreach strategies to identify new annual giving prospects.
Renew and upgrade scholarship donors. Create and track criteria for all scholarships, including review, and confirm all scholarship criteria for the scholarship committee. Collaborate with the Office of Student Affairs to administer the college's scholarship application and award process.
Review thank you notes from students to donors. Notify scholarship donors of scholarship recipient(s). Identify potential student and donor speakers for scholarship and donor events.
Create and track gift use agreements for all 17A funds, including scholarships.
Design and manage donor relations and stewardship activities for the College of Nursing.
Accurately document fundraising activity through donor database; maintain confidentiality of donor information. Coordinate with the WSU Foundation to request data, mailing lists, and reports as necessary.
30% Special Events and Alumni Relations
Assist with the organization, implementation, and evaluation of annual and special events that increase knowledge, awareness, interest, involvement, and commitment from the college's major constituent groups. Assure event adhere to applicable state and university regulations, policies, or guidelines.
Plan, coordinate, and implement stewardship events for donors and alumni.
Organize, execute, and attend special events on and off campus that increase engagement opportunities for alumni. Act as liaison with the WSU Alumni Association for regional alumni events.
15% Strategy and Prospect Management
Identify prospects and conduct research to determine interest and giving potential.
Prepare reports on corporate programs and fundraising priorities for the College of Nursing.
Meet with College of Nursing faculty and researchers to determine unit priorities; research and identify areas of collaboration between the health sciences program in support of fundraising needs.
5% Other Duties as Assigned
Other related duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience, which includes six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation or public contact work with evidence of ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing and organize and execute assignments. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and to travel.
Possession of, or ability to obtain by the time of hire and maintain, a valid driver's license.
Demonstrated computer capabilities and familiarity with spreadsheets and database systems and willingness to learn new technologies.
Experience with health care organizations and foundations.
Demonstrated experience working independently, but within a collaborative team environment, and ability to establish priorities and follow-up in a timely manner.
Demonstrated ability to keep accurate records and completely timely reports and maintain the confidentiality of proprietary data.
Monthly Salary: $3,844.00-$4,166.67 per month DOE FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by January 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents: Cover Letter and Resume.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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