Position Title: Assistant Director of Donor Stewardship
Posting Number: U2100067
Employer: University Affiliates
The Assistant Director of Donor Stewardship will serve as the conduit between the division's Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship and the following units:
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Nursing
School of Dental Medicine
School of Public Health and Health Professions
School of Social Work
The Assistant Director will work in partnership with advancement colleagues in these units to enhance existing donor relationships through highly personalized stewardship services including gift acknowledgment, fund reporting, donor engagement, and recognition opportunities.
Further, the Assistant Director will work to understand and become knowledgeable about each unit by developing and strengthening relationships with key partners including advancement officers, deans, business officers and key faculty. The Assistant Director will also develop relationships with top donors in order to best support the stewardship of these important individuals.
UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world. Home to more than 31,000 students, the university is consistently recognized as one of the world's most exceptional and most affordable universities, making it a top choice for students and faculty around the globe. Here, students and faculty work side by side, seeking knowledge that leads to new cures, improved processes, stronger materials, faster computers, smarter software, smaller machines and thousands of other innovations. Building strong connections with our 280,000+ alumni and donors worldwide is critical to fueling UB's future, which includes the aspiration to be situated in the Top 25 of American public universities. Through the $1 billion Boldly Buffalo campaign, the Division of University Advancement is leading that charge by helping foster a new UB environment that broadens opportunities for alumni engagement, capitalizes on positive student experiences and builds philanthropic support.
Salary range: $45,000-50,000
A minimum of three years progressive experience in an office environment requiring multi-tasking skills to effectively complete assignments
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
Good judgement and ability to interact with a diverse group of people (internal and external)
Commitment to confidentiality and attention to detail
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.