Associate Director of the Parent and Family Program
Michigan State University
February 21, 2018
East Lansing, Michigan
Full Time - Experienced
Michigan State University is seeking a seasoned, independent-working, motivated advancement professional to plan, implement, and continually enhance a comprehensive university advancement parent and family program. The purpose of this program is to grow the number of parents and families giving to MSU and increase the depth of that giving. This focuses on engaging Spartan parents and families with the university and with each other; to strengthen the MSU relationship with parents and families; and to encourage their philanthropic support. Requirements: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree in communications, public relations, marketing, business or any other related field; three - five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive experience in professional fundraising or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Desired: An advanced degree preferred; fundraising experience at an institution of higher learning; demonstrated excellent writing and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to speak in public and small group environment; collaborative and team oriented work style; strong work ethic; experience with “Moves Management” or related strategic relationship development techniques and practices; ability to “close” current and future gifts and/or business deals; current giving, charitable and general tax law; travel involving automobile, airlines and rail; must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Pat Karam at firstname.lastname@example.org. An electronic version of this posting is available at www.advancement.msu.edu – follow the “Career Opportunities” link.
All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system, the URL for this website is www.careers.msu.edu. Please indicate the position number 491798 when submitting your application.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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