Coordinator, Development Operations

Coordinator, Development Operations

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$42,000-$46,000 annually

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 1, 2021
Closes: Monday, November 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

A 40-hour work week is required to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half-day work weeks.

Employment Type

Full-Time position

Minimum Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree required.
Work Experience: Minimum of three years of related experience in fundraising. Experience in sales or marketing may be considered relevant.

Work Experience:Fundraising, alumni relations, event planning, stewardship, donor relations, database usage.

Preferred Qualifications

Fundraising in higher education preferred.

Position Description

 

 

Job Title:Coordinator, Development Operations

Department:Institutional Advancement

FLSA:Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:N/A

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.
Work Experience: Minimum of three years of related experience in fundraising. Experience in sales or marketing may be considered relevant.

Work Experience: Fundraising, alumni relations, event planning, stewardship, donor relations, database usage.

Preferred Qualifications: Fundraising in higher education preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Demonstrated organizational skills, and ability to plan, schedule, and finalize activities to meet deadlines;
2. Ability to advance departmental priorities independently and move multiple projects forward with a team, adapting to change as needed;
3. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with donors, alumni, community members, and colleagues;
4. Excellent verbal communication and persuasive writing skills;
5. Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications;
6. Proficiency using a database system, preferably Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, to support resource development activities;
7. Demonstrated data analysis and evaluation skills.

Essential Functions

The Coordinator, Development Operations is responsible for aiding in the execution of the annual fundraising campaign and supporting the operations of the department’s programs, chiefly the department’s scholarship program. More specifically, duties and responsibilities are as follows:

Job Duties

1. Execute a comprehensive annual fundraising campaign with colleagues that incorporates direct mail, email, online giving, social media, and special events;
2. Plan and provide appropriate stewardship for donors, including thank you letters, donor honor rolls, and event invitations;
3. Cultivate and steward leadership annual donors giving at least $1,000 per year, including organizing an annual appreciation event and supporting staff team with additional donor events;
4. Engage alumni and student ambassadors to represent the College at various fundraising events and develop opportunities for them to engage with Durham Tech leadership;
5. Manage the annual Durham Tech Foundation scholarship program, operationalizing the application, selection, and awarding processes in collaboration with the Business Office and the Office of Financial Aid;
6. Create ad-hoc reports and donor updates to inform donors of the impact of their gifts;
7. Work collaboratively with the President and the Institutional Advancement team to accomplish fundraising goals in accordance with College and Foundation strategic goals; and
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development, Executive Director, or President.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

Required Working HoursA 40-hour work week is required to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half-day work weeks.

How to Apply

https://durhamtech.peopleadmin.com/

 

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