Advertised Summary Job Description: The Associate Director of Annual Giving will be an integral part of the Annual Giving Team within the Office of Development for the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S), Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The incumbent will report to the Executive Director of Development, Annual Giving. She/he will develop and implement a comprehensive annual giving plan including but not limited to alumni from VP&S, the Institute of Human Nutrition, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. The Associate Director will also be responsible for a Leadership Annual Giving program for unassigned donors of $10k+ to <$1M, helping to transition them to major gift portfolios. This includes creating personalized and innovative approaches for program growth. The Associate Director's primary focus will be coordinating solicitation and outreach, vendor management, data analysis and reporting, and creating/managing program budgets.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Related work experience in annual giving or development. Ability to organize and manage, as well as take initiative and work independently required. Must possess strong writing and analytical skills and have experience maintaining data and information in a fundraising database, such as Advance. Advanced Microsoft Office skills are required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary. Attention to detail and an ability to foster strong teamwork while simultaneously able to work independently will be essential.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_173072
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