The Associate Director of the Alumni Annual Fund, Leadership Giving is a collaborative Alumni Annual Fund (AAF) team. Carleton has a well- established volunteer-driven culture of philanthropy. The AAF staff partner closely with the AAF Board and alumni volunteers to develop strategies for effective peer-to-peer solicitations. Carleton’s Annual Fund brings in $10 million annually from alumni, parents and friends in support of the College's operating budget.
This role is responsible for the strategic oversight and growth of Reunion Giving and the Three Oaks Society, Carleton’s leadership giving society. Reunion giving generally accounts for nearly 30% of total revenue received through the AAF and Three Oaks Society donors gave nearly 70% of the dollars raised from alumni to the AAF. In addition, this role is responsible for coordinating fundraising priorities identified in collaboration with the Multicultural Alumni Network.
This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) exempt, regular, benefit-eligible staff position. Some travel, as well as some evening and weekend work is expected.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.
The successful candidate possesses a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with three or more years of previous experience in relationship management, fundraising, volunteer management, or comparable experience. Must have a strong and persuasive oral and written communication skills, with the judgment and discretion to handle confidential or sensitive matters.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers an interesting alternative to working in corporate America. A place with small town charm with big city opportunity. If you are looking for a stimulating environment to work, take a closer look at this opportunity today.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.