The primary goal of the Associate Director for Alumni Relations and Advancement is to increase alumni engagement and philanthropic support for programs of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education including the Hutton Honors College, Engaged Learning, and Wells Scholars Program.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Collaborates with the Director of Development on effectively engaging a large student population to develop long-term relationships and awareness of future responsibilities as alumni to establish the habit of annual giving; managing relationships, engagement and giving among alumni; and connecting alumni with resources and programs that create loyalty, and personally soliciting funds from alumni.
Manages multiple units' relationships with alumni and the IU Alumni Association, works with the Director for prospect research and gift prospect strategy; and proactively seeks strategic partnerships and opportunities.
Assists with OVPUE programs alumni engagement activities and volunteer boards, events, and the gift recognition and donor stewardship programs.
Identifies new prospects, cultivates relationships, and manages a portfolio and/or region of donors building a pipeline for solicitation.
Executes plans and designs campaigns to sustain and increase donations.
Collaborates with development colleagues university-wide to align prospects/donors' interests with university funding needs and opportunities.
Maintains meaningful and consistent contact with potential donors to communicate university goals and solicit their support.
Introduces campus/school fundraisers to appropriate gift prospects for cultivation.
Documents communications, analyzes data, evaluates success and makes recommendations for change to campaign strategy.
Bachelor's degree in related field
2 years of experience in fundraising/development, sales, communications, public relations, a higher education foundation, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
$50,000 - $53,000 annually
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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