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Job ID: 143072

Director, Stewardship
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jun. 16, 2020
Title Director, Stewardship
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Development/Institutional Advancement

University of Idaho

Director, Stewardship

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Advancement (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $66,539 per year or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Director of Stewardship reporting to the Associate Vice President of Advancement Services advances the University of Idaho's fundraising and engagement efforts by fostering a culture of donor and volunteer-focused stewardship and relationship-building throughout the University. The Director creates and manages a program for the strategic cultivation, recognition and stewardship of individual donors and volunteers that fulfills the University's responsibility to its constituents through regular contact and reporting of contribution and impact.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in communications or related field and five years experience in fundraising or related area, such as communications, marketing, sales or hospitality
  • Supervisory experience with direct reports and/or volunteers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in advancement, preferably in higher education or not-for-profit organization
  • Strong knowledge of development activities, particularly donor relations and stewardship
  • Demonstrated professional writing, editing, analytical and research skills; strong prior experience composing correspondence and/or copy is preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated project management skills and proven ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and an ability to interface professionally with administration, faculty, staff, students and donors
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of database systems and word-processing systems to create and manage list segmentation, reporting and tracking mechanisms

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to travel and work odd hours and weekends

Posting Number: SP002504P

Posting Date: 06/12/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the required qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.

For 1st consideration, please apply by July 13, 2020.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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