Salary Range U21: $53,189.40 - $58,512.66. *NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the State of New Jersey and AFT, AFL-CIO Agreement and will follow promotional calculations as outlined in the bargaining unit agreement.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Coordinator is responsible for performing professional functions in support of seeking annual gifts from alumni, parents, friends, staff, and students.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Review and interpret applicable principles, federal and/or state laws and regulations in the course of official duties;
Participates in the selection of and supervises subordinate staff including clerical, part-time and/or student workers.
Monitors the work of students and/or staff, identifies problem areas and makes suggestions for improvement
Consult with his/her supervisor concerning progress on assignments and to resolve problems; makes recommendations for resolution
Establish, liaison, and coordinate activities with other staff or organizations that relate to or impact on assigned responsibilities;
May assign and supervise the work of clerical, part-time and/or student workers as required;
May serve on standing and ad hoc committees;
Attends and participates in meetings or college events related to assigned responsibilities.
Compiles and analyzes statistical, financial and other data.
Prepare clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations;
Prepare correspondence in the course of official duties;
Maintain essential records and files.
The following is representative of specific duties, which may be assigned at this level. This list is not conclusive.
Implement a comprehensive direct mail program in support of the Annual Fund;
Implement the College’s Phonathon;
Liaise and work with the Communications and Public Relations and Marketing/Web Administration department to coordinate, implement and ensure consistent messaging, and monitor a full-service marketing, public relations and communications program for the Annual Fund;
Provide cultivation, solicitation and stewardship services to prospective donors;
Work closely with the Director of Alumni and Development Information Service for Institutional Advancement to maintain and follow the policy and procedures for recording and acknowledging gifts;
Prepare, assemble and review reports and budgets pertaining to the Annual Fund;
Represent the College at conferences, meetings, seminars and to the public as required.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree
Two years professional experience in an institution of higher education or other field that is directly related to the functions of the position to be filled. Ability to work nights and weekends and must have a valid driver’s license with ability to transport themselves to and from appointments and events.
ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Basic knowledge of the principles and techniques essential to performance of assigned responsibilities assigned.
Ability to acquire basic knowledge of college policies and procedures.
Ability to understand and apply established College policy and procedures, the Foundation Gift Acceptance Policy and industry-wide fund raising standards and practices.
Ability to establish cooperative working relationships and coordinate with other offices or organizations that impact on assigned responsibilities.
Ability to develop informative solicitation material, prepare meaningful correspondence. And have strong verbal communication skills
Ability to assign and supervise the work of other employees; including referral of students to college programs, activities and other services
Ability to represent the college by participating in or speaking at conferences, meetings, seminars, etc.
Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 112922426
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."