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Assistant Director Annual Giving
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Nov. 28, 2017
  • Assistant Director Annual Giving
  • Lifetime Engagement for Alumni, Parents and Friends
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Worcester, MA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Development/Institutional Advancement
    Business & Administration
    Alumni Relations
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Assistant Director Annual Giving

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Department: Lifetime Engagement for Alumni, Parents and Friends

Position Status: Administrative Exempt Positions

Basic Function:

Manage weekday, weekend, and daytime shifts in the WPI student calling center.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist with hiring and training of student callers, and management and development of callers.
  • Organize student caller schedules and shifts throughout the academic year.
  • Produce shift-end reports, calling center performance reports, and prospect and donor information update reports.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of strategy designed to attain call center giving and participation goals. Assist in strategy analytics and long-term planning.
  • Liaison with call center software vendor and maintain software and call center physical environment.
  • Assist with the organization and implementation of the Senior Class Gift program, assist with the management of chairs and gift committee.
  • Coordinate and support the fundraising for select reunion classes, establish fundraising and participation goals, manage class committees and volunteers.
  • Participate in other Annual Giving projects and programs as assigned.

Position Requirements
  • Bachelors degree and student calling center or fundraising experience.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends required.
  • Ability to work well with student employees, volunteers and other constituents; ability to manage a volunteer structure.
  • Willingness and ability for some travel in the greater New England region.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and to collaborate effectively with colleagues in other university departments.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office; knowledge of constituent databases preferable.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.

Posting Date: 11/27/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

EEO Information:

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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