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>> ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING, YOUNG ALUMNI PROGRAMS -- UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY
The UAlbany Fund, in the Division of University Development at the University at Albany, is hiring an Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Young Alumni Programs. The primary responsibilities will include the engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of young alumni donors; designing and implementing a comprehensive social media strategy and UAlbany Fund’s GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) direct marketing and solicitation efforts with special emphasis on the GOLD 1844 Society.
Bachelor’s degree required. For a full description and instructions as to how to apply, please visit: http://albany.
>> ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT -- SUNY CORTLAND
SUNY Cortland seeks candidates for the full time position of Associate Vice President of Development in the College's Division of Institutional Advancement.
Major responsibilities include: The Associate Vice President maintains responsibility for developing and cultivating solicitation strategies for assigned major prospects including goals for the number of contacts, ask amounts and gifts obtained for their personal portfolio and that of gift officers; collaborates with the Vice President to develop strategic goals and objectives as well as annual operating objectives; oversees and supervises the design and production of all development material including publications, brochures, web-based, and social media content; develops and assures implementation of programs for staff development which will stimulate creative and innovative programs resulting in new levels of achievement for staff with varying levels of experience; directs development staff and volunteers to accomplish goals of the division's strategic plan and to develop and implement solicitation strategies for donor prospects at all levels; supervises the Planned Giving Manager, the Scholarship Coordinator, and two Major Gifts Officers, and the Advancement Services Manager; serves as a partner to the Associate Vice President for Communications and Executive Director for Alumni Affairs and works to steward programs designed to engage and inform all constituency groups through communications, events and volunteer management.
Required Qualifications: Demonstrated record of developing, structuring and closing large gift opportunities; excellent written and oral communication skills; proven record of successful interactions with a variety of constituencies; ability to travel.
For application instructions and to apply go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu. Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled.
>> SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR (PART-TIME), THE COLLEGE AT BROCKPORT
A successful candidate will provide oversight and supervision of Brockport Foundation scholarship programs and Academic Works, the scholarship software management program. Duties include but are not limited to approval and management donor scholarship fund agreements, auditing documentation of existing Foundation funds to ensure compliance with donor wishes and Foundation policy, monitoring and managing selection processes to ensure scholarships are awarded annually; maintaining the scholarship recipient/donor thank you stewardship process and serving as liaison to the Office of Student Accounts.
For a complete list of duties and to apply, visit https://www.brockportrecruit.
>> EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION, SUNY PLATTSBURGH
The Office of Institutional Advancement at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of executive director of marketing and communications. Reporting to the vice president for institutional advancement and serving on the Advancement Senior Management Team, this position will sustain the effective integration of the college’s marketing and communications programs, contribute to the success of the enrollment management plan for the Office of Admissions and achieve annual goals for the Office of Institutional Advancement. The successful candidate will be committed to the mission, vision, recruitment and fundraising priorities of SUNY Plattsburgh and have demonstrated leadership ability for visionary thinking, strategic planning, building successful teams and motivating others. The executive director of marketing and communications is responsible for the design and implementation of student recruitment marketing plans, as well as marketing plans for Institutional Advancement programs including the college’s comprehensive campaign, and other strategic college initiatives.
Read more at https://jobs.plattsburgh.
>> DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS, SUNY PLATTSBURGH
The Office of Institutional Advancement at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of director of public relations and publications. Reporting to the executive director for marketing and communications, this position is essential to effectively integrating the college’s marketing and communications programs and achieving annual goals for the Office of Institutional Advancement. Candidates should be committed to the mission, vision, recruitment and fundraising priorities of SUNY Plattsburgh; have demonstrated leadership managing public relations and publication programs and possess persuasive oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Read more at https://jobs.plattsburgh.
>> DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT/LIAISON TO THE THOMAS J. WATSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE -- BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY
>> MANAGER OF DIGITAL STRATEGY -- FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Job Description: The Manager of Digital Strategy provides vision for FIT's online presence by conceptualizing, articulating, and executing integrated strategic communications for fitnyc.edu and other digital environments. Through the ongoing adoption of new media technologies, the manager develops and implements web and online communications in support of the college's brand and its institutional marketing goals. In collaboration with departmental and institutional colleagues, the manager engages in the conception and execution of an institutional social media strategy to ensure that those spaces support the college's brand and image. The manager provides oversight and coordination of website development and architecture, and plans, prioritizes, and executes all institutional web projects. He/she serves as the primary expert for web communications and develops and maintains processes to ensure that the college's web spaces are regularly audited, and that content is creative, timely, and dynamic.
With expertise in online marketing and advertising, the manager assures that all sites are set up for tracking, and that web analytics reports and metrics-based recommendations for the college's website, paid media placements, social media activity, Google keyword campaigns, and other online activities are produced on a regular basis. The manager reports to the assistant vice president for Communications, supervises two full-time web staff personnel, and is an integral member of FIT's marketing communications team whose portfolio includes the college's magazine, recruitment publications, marketing, and media and government relations.
- Develop concept, design and content for major website projects, blogs, micro-sites, and other special online projects
- Work in collaboration with other Communications and External Relations colleagues to develop feature story ideas (editorial, video, and/or photographic) for the online environment
- Lead mobile strategy from a marketing perspective to include digital properties for all devices
- Provide project briefs and develop strategic marketing plans for digital projects and contribute a digital component to all broader marketing plans
- Ensure that design supports usability and conduct regular usability testing
- In support of the college's strategic communications goals and in collaboration with departmental colleagues, oversee content for the college's homepage including photography, featured announcements
- Supervise and oversee the work of the web communications specialist and web developer
- Oversee the department's annual web budget allocation
- Manage and prioritize website update requests
- Support and participate in website user training
- Participate in crisis communications and be on call for after-hours emergencies
- Identify trends in higher education and make recommendations for enhanced features and technology as it applies to digital communications
- Ensure institutional adherence to college policies, state web accessibility guidelines, and professional web content, usability, and design standards
- Bachelor's degree and 8 to 10 years' experience managing a large institutional website
- Budget management and supervisory experience
- Excellent project management skills and the ability to efficiently delegate and monitor the work of others
- Strong knowledge of and hands-on experience in a range of social media platforms
- Expert knowledge of enterprise-level, web-based applications, including content management tools and calendars, experience with Open Text preferred
- Ability to use and analyze Google analytics and other metric-gathering databases
- Experience developing marketing strategies and creating editorial content for interactive mediums
- Demonstrated writing and editorial skills in an electronic environment
- Strong HTML authoring ability, working knowledge of video editing and production, photo image editing ability
Experience working in higher education is a significant plus.
Full Time: 35 hours per week*
Salary Schedule 99/0 $76,008 pr year
Schedule subject to change based on needs of the department
*Must be available to assist with emergency/crisis communications
Applicants interested to apply MUST submit the following documents online.
* Cover letter
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To apply, visit http://fitnyc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=47629
>> BUSINESS MANAGER -- POTSDAM COLLEGE FOUNDATION
The Business Manager for the Potsdam College Foundation, Inc. serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Foundation and has primary management and oversight responsibility for all aspects of the Foundation’s accounting, financial reporting, budget planning and monitoring, investment and endowment fund management. Although attached to the Foundation, this is a state position through SUNY Potsdam.
The Business Manager reports to the Vice President of College Advancement/Executive Director of the Foundation, and is the liaison to the Audit and Investment/Finance Committees of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. This person must be team-oriented and personable, a strong strategist, and able to effectively manage multiple competing priorities. A Bachelor’s degree and at least five years successful experience in complex finance and/or accounting management is required; a Master’s Degree (MBA or Accounting) with professional certification (CPA) is preferred. He/she must have a knowledge of IRS, State of NY, and other organization rules and regulations regarding charitable giving; experience in a non-profit and/or higher education environment is desirable. Salary commensurate with education, experience, and certification. Position will remain open until filled.
For further details and/or to apply, visit https://employment.potsdam.edu, job posting No. U-00022.
>> ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT/LEADERSHIP GIVING -- SUNY PLATTSBURGH
The Institutional Advancement Office at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director for Development. The role of the Institutional Advancement Office is to promote understanding of the College among its varied constituencies, and to secure adequate public and private support essential to fulfillment of its mission. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Assistant Director for Development/Leadership Giving will expand the leadership gift pool and significantly increase the charitable gift revenue to SUNY Plattsburgh by securing increased annual support and by personally identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding leadership gift prospects.
Responsibilities include: Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward leadership giving prospects by conducting 150 face-to-face visits annually. Approximately 25-35% of time will be spent on the road. Some weekend and evening work will be required. This position will also be responsible to: Manage a prospect caseload and develop strategic plans for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all assigned prospects.; Solicit annual leadership gifts of $500+; Prepare proposals, solicit and close campaign gifts; Utilize the prospect management database and support of advancement services to identify additional prospects for the college’s current campaign, which is in the quiet phase; Develop and maintain a leadership gift pipeline; Assist in building a planned giving program and in increasing Heritage Society members; Assist in coordinating an annual faculty/staff campaign; Develop relationships with local businesses in support of the North Country Scholarship program; Assist the development team in increasing alumni participation in annual giving and increasing the number of annual donors and average gift size; Collaborate with the Alumni Relations staff to increase the effectiveness of the reunion class gift program; Assist in expanding overall alumni outreach. Attend alumni events, recruit hosts for events, volunteers for the Cardinal Connections network and admissions program as appropriate; Work collaboratively with the entire Institutional Advancement team, reinforcing best practices and ethical principles for institutional advancement; Work collaboratively with college administration, faculty, staff, volunteers and committees as appropriate; Attend Reunion, Homecoming, Commencement and other major College events as required.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; Ability and willingness to travel significantly and work some evenings and weekends; Demonstrated passion about public education and philanthropy; and a valid Driver License.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to articulate the vision and mission of SUNY Plattsburgh with clarity and enthusiasm; The ability to focus on key goals, work independently, build long-term relationships and be self motivated should be demonstrated through previous experience; Experience in higher education, fundraising or related background; Knowledge of Development practices and principals.
Salary: $40,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by May 26 will be guaranteed full consideration. To be considered for the position you must provide a complete application and materials. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/
>> WRITER/EDITOR -- SUNY NEW PALTZ
• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years relevant experience writing for and editing print and online publications required; preferably in higher education or the non-profit environment.