Coordinator of Donor Relations - Endowments
Elon University Elon, NC Full-time Finance
Posted on September 14, 2022
Coordinator of Donor Relations--Endowments
|Position Title||Coordinator of Donor Relations--Endowments|
|Type of Employment||Full-Time Regular|
|Number Of Months||12|
|Months Employed||Jan - Dec|
|Number of Hours per Day/Week||40|
|Daily Hours||8 a. m. - 5 p.m.|
Position Summary Information
|Summary of Position||
This individual will coordinate and implement a growing comprehensive endowment stewardship program, including but not limited to tracking spending from endowed funds, preparing annual financial and impact reports, and planning individual and group events to thank and engage donors.
Benefits of Working at Elon University
As an Elon University employee, you’ll join an internationally acclaimed university with a commitment to fostering a thriving community. Ranked among the most innovative, creative and best-run universities in the nation, Elon’s personal approach to education extends to employees, whose growth, professional development and success is a hallmark of our training and advancement opportunities.
Elon University’s home is the charming town of Elon, North Carolina, a small, friendly community located a short distance from the beach and the mountains, and among the vibrant cities of Greensboro, Raleigh and Durham. In addition to the beautiful canopy of historic oak trees iconic to our campus, you’ll find boundless opportunities for family-friendly recreation, cultural events and outdoor activities. Hiking, water sports, fine dining and entertainment are just a few of the many happenings in the Elon area, making the region one of the nation’s premier travel destinations.
Employees at Elon enjoy a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes:
· 28 annual days off, including holidays and vacation.
· Immediate tuition remission for employees.
· Retirement plan with an 8 percent contribution from the university.
· Immediate eligibility for health, dental and vision insurance, along with free acute care and lab services at our onsite Health & Wellness Clinic.
· Free use of campus fitness facilities.
· Free admission to musical and theater performances, guest speakers, religious and ethnic observances, recitals, art exhibitions, entertainment and our Division I Phoenix athletics.
Eligibility for tuition remission at Elon for spouses, qualifying domestic partners and dependents begins at three years of service. After four years of employment, eligibility begins for participation in the Tuition Exchange, a national scholarship exchange program that enables dependents to enroll in nationally recognized partner colleges and universities.
Elon values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences and perspectives of our community members. As an equal opportunity employer, Elon’s principles of diversity extend to race and gender identity, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and other aspects of one’s identity. At Elon, our employees respect human differences, passion for lifelong learning, emphasis on personal integrity and an ethic of service.
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university
|Length of Experience||
Two years professional experience in donor relations, financial services, and/or fundraising. Higher education experience a plus.
|Supervisory Experience Detail||
Directly supervises a part-time student staff as well as a temporary staff member during peak season.
|Special Skills or Experience||
Ability to work on multiple demands simultaneously.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
You are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references.
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
This section is required and must be completed.
|General Purpose of Position||
The Coordinator of Donor Relations—Endowments coordinates and implements a comprehensive endowment stewardship program for a growing number of funds and donors, including but not limited to preparing annual financial and impact reports, planning and executing individual and group events to thank and engage donors, and maintaining records of named spaces and donor recognition installations on campus.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities||
|Education and Experience||
Bachelors degree and 2-3 years of experience working in donor relations, preferably in higher ed. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, Fundriver, eDocs, and Raiser’s Edge NXT preferred.
|Does this position require driving for the university?||No|
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from callers/visitors, regulatory agencies, or employees of the university, including communication on the phone and through email.