Position Type: Professional Location: Brockport Division/Equivalent: Advancement School/Unit: Donor Relations and Stewardship Categories: Professional Non-Faculty
Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator
The College at Brockport
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator in the Division of Advancement. This individual will work with the Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship to develop communication and marketing plans for each event and program.
Plans, coordinates, and manages logistics for events and programs (i.e. reserving venues, catering, audiovisual needs, tracking registration, creating name tags, reserve and confirm parking) including major events such as: Winter Gala, President's Donor Recognition Luncheon, President's Barbeque, Thank Your Benefactor, First Fridays, Lunch on Us, Mornings with the Professors, Art of Fact, Writers Voice, and the Faculty and Staff Campaign Kick-Off. Tracks special event expenditures and provide final event budget reporting. Designs and disseminates event invitations and program announcements. Requests and verifies guest lists from Advancement Services. Oversees special event operations including audiovisual capacity, guest registration, and guest reception. Coordinates travel for guest speakers, which may include greeting, arranging transportation, monitoring and collecting expense information. Researches event venues and provide feedback to supervisor on venue recommendations. Interviews, screens, and selects candidates for the Green and Gold Ambassador program. Coordinates the Green and Gold Ambassador training, including but not limited to, etiquette, philanthropy, and networking development.
Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to achieve project deadlines. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, and perform as a valued team member. Ability to exercise good judgment and to use discretion in interactions with prospects, donors, and volunteers. Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, as needed. Attention to detail. Proficient with computer programs such as MS Office.
Professional experience working in higher education and/or in a nonprofit organization. Paid or volunteer fundraising experience. Paid or volunteer special event coordination and planning experience. Proven ability to conduct research and analyze information to prepare effective reports and proposals. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent writing ability. Ability to work effectively within a diverse community.
Department Description The College at Brockport Division of Advancement is made up of the Offices of Advancement Services, Alumni Engagement, Donor Relations and Stewardship, Finance, and Giving. In addition to their daily responsibilities, Advancement staff members provide support to the volunteer boards of the Brockport Alumni Association and the Brockport Foundation.
The mission of the division is to build a culture of philanthropy and engagement among the entire Brockport constituency. The team members are recognized as leaders in supporting the academic enterprise by securing private investments, cultivating and stewarding the College's most strategic relationships, engaging the greater community, and building the Foundation endowment.
The College and Region The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation.
The College is located along the famous Erie Canal, in the village of Brockport in western New York State, a region known for its low cost of living and stable housing market. The College benefits from a small-town atmosphere, even while located near major metropolitan cities. Brockport is:
16 miles west of the city of Rochester, which is the home of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball franchise;
45 miles east of Buffalo, which is the home of the University of Buffalo, the Bills NFL franchise, and the Sabres NHL franchise;
75 miles from Niagara Falls USA, which features the American, Horseshoe and Bridal Veil Falls;
140 miles from Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the home of the University of Toronto; and
350 miles from the many attractions of New York City.
The area features a number of technology companies, including Paychex, Xerox, and Kodak, and other large companies such as Wegmans and Excellus. Rochester and its suburbs feature some of the highest-quality public, private, parochial, and charter schools in New York State. The region is known for its natural beauty, including Lake Ontario, the Genesee River (with three major waterfalls in Letchworth State Park), and the Finger Lakes region with its notable vineyards and wineries.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurances, retirement and generous paid time off. The starting salary for this position is $45,000.
Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.