JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement; this position is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of the annual fund program, building relationships with all constituent groups. Establish contact with alumni, parents and students through travel, events, activities and long-term projects that purposefully engage and involve constituents, building relationships towards advancement initiatives and campaign activity.
QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel computer applications. Strong people skills, demonstrated organizational skills, detail oriented and time management skills. Team oriented office environment with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Able to travel, work occasional evenings and weekends.
A. Education Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
B. Experience Administrative duties, customer service etiquette
REPORTS TO: Vice President for Advancement
A. Provide an education with a Leadership and Technology focus, and enliven that provision through adherence to the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality.
B. Represents the College in a positive manner with prospective, current, and former students, employees, and the community.
C. Demonstrates enthusiasm, self-motivation, and a positive attitude in meeting and dealing effectively and courteously with students, other personnel, and all members of the community.
D. Interprets departmental and/or college policies and procedures.
E. Works harmoniously with others.
F. Performs in a manner which benefits student learning.
G. Personal visits (15 face to face contacts per month)
H. Establish and cultivate relationships essential for stewardship of WPU donor relations
I. Manage portfolio of 100 giving club level prospects
J. Responsible for 3 direct mail appeals – coordinate solicitation piece for target constituent audiences
K. Phonathon (1500 completed calls) – coordinate, train and implement
L. Assist VP for Advancement in advancement initiatives and campaign activity
M. Develop and organize events/activities related to fundraising activity
N. Compose monthly feature story articles to increase visibility and promote success of WPU alumni
O. Assist in enlistment of volunteers and alumni relations development program when needed
P. Assist with special events coordination within the Advancement Office
Q. Develop and promote campus activities for enrollment growth and revenue generation
R. Travels to promote William Penn University and works closely with other professional staff to implement development program.
Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Directors of William Penn University.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: At will employee
Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled
Application Sent to: Send cover letter, resume and references:
Attn: Human Resources Coordinator
William Penn University
201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.