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Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Class Fund Director Program

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Position Information

Date New Hire Needed
Job Title Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Class Fund Director Program
Department Development and Alumni Relations

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Grinnell College Annual Giving program is responsible for driving participation and gifts to the College. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Class Fund Director Program provides comprehensive leadership, management and stewardship to 150+ Grinnell Alumni who volunteer as Class Fund Director’s supporting the College’s fundraising vision, mission and goals. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a portfolio of about 100 annual giving prospects, which require travel throughout the year.

The Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Class Fund Director Program works closely with the Annual Giving team and the rest of the Development and Alumni Relations personnel, while also coordinating with faculty and staff as needed to ensure that volunteers and annual giving prospects are being properly stewarded, to ensure the planning and efficient implementing of this piece of the Annual Giving program.

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Class Fund Director Program is part of a seven-person team which provides support and leadership to the College’s annual giving program as it supports and drives the mission of the College and the strategic plan for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience. Familiarity with volunteer management and partnership as well as a willingness to travel is essential. An ideal candidate also possesses strong organizational skills, attention to details, ability to maintain confidentiality, excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a competence in direct fundraising asks. Valid U.S. driver’s license is required. Ideal skills include an ability to work within a team but confidently independently.

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Link to Job Description Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Class Fund Director Program
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FLSA Category Non-Exempt
Staff/Faculty Staff
Employment Status Full-Time
Employment Category Regular
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Selected candidate will need to successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.

Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number S00460
Diversity Statement

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

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