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  • Stewardship Coordinator

    Tuskegee University

    Stewardship Coordinator

    Posting Date: March 17, 2020
    Posting End Date: June 1, 2020

    Position: Stewardship Coordinator
    Department: Development

    Status: Full-Time, Exempt

    Special Qualifications

    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal Stewardship Coordinator will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

    Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

    Works to build a culture of gratitude and ensures that donors are appreciated, informed and engaged
    This position works with both a broad range of university-wide colleagues and external constituents and is highly service-oriented
    Participates in building dedications, gift celebrations, fundraising events, and other events as needed
    Ensure proper stewardship of all donors through the execution of a comprehensive communication plan and efficient delivery of donor benefits
    Plan and execute donor events to engage, cultivate, and steward 1881 Society events and Eminent Associates as well as the new Scholarship Luncheon
    Assist in the timely processing of all gifts and data analysis to ensure continued progress to the goal and effective decision-making for donor retention and acquisition strategies
    Manage game-day hospitality areas (President’s box) for all home football
    Work directly with donors by creating Annual Statements and Endowment Statements
    Organize a project plan for the Annual Report and work closely with the Office of Communications, Marketing, and Communications
    Manage our prospect research systems including Blackbaud Target Analytics and WealthEngine
    Work to undertake independent research to create stewardship profiles and execute on those plans
    Provides general administrative support to members of the team as necessary and works in collaboration across units to support the stewardship efforts of the office and build strong partnerships with TU leadership and the academic units

    Be sufficiently knowledgeable about our donor database
    Pays close attention to and ensures the highest level of accuracy, quality, timing, and other details in all aspects of work
    Must have excellent writing skills
    Must be comfortable navigating data and submitting data requests and compile analytics to track impact to help ensure data-driven decision making
    Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
    Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and execute projects while meeting deadlines
    Able to initiate and complete projects and provide donor support with little supervision, exercising good judgment
    A strong desire to contribute to and participate in the mission of the Office of Advancement
    Accuracy in materials preparation, dependability, and ability to maintain confidentiality
    Supportive of the mission, philosophy, and values of Tuskegee University

    Commensurate with education, training, and experience

    **The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

    APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

    Human Resources Department

    Attn: Employment/Recruitment

    101 Kresge Center

    Tuskegee University

    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

    Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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