Assistant Director of Annual Giving (Administrator I)

Carson, CA

Posted: 10/25/19
Deadline: 11/6/19
Reference Number: 1678793

About This Organization

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Job Duties

Under general direction of the Senior Director of Annual Giving and Advancement Services, the Assistant Director administers, directs and monitors the work performed by the university’s in-house telemarketing program (phonathon). Provides effective management to student assistants, research, analysis, evaluation, and modification of programming and solicitation schedule when appropriate. This position supports the broad efforts of the university to increase and develop philanthropic opportunities from multiple audiences, i.e. alumni, parents, students, and community members. The assistant director executes the administration necessary to build the donor pipeline for major or leadership level donations to the university and its programs through sustainable efforts. The assistant director will build and sustain working groups, volunteers, and committees to help steer the university’s philanthropic efforts and advance the strategic plan.

Required Qualifications

Required Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or four year university.
Required Experience: 2-5 years of professional experience working with an annual fund or as an annual fund caller. Previous experience working with an annual fund or as an annual fund caller.
Preferred Experience: Supervisor in an annual fund office preferred. Experience with databases, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and phonathon software systems, preferably RNL CampusCall is desired. Experience working in higher education environment with at least 2 years of management or supervisory experience is desired (student assistant management is ok). Experience working with diverse audiences and groups. Previous supervision, leadership and management experience in a tele-fundraising environment of up to 8-10 callers per shift.

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