STA007551- Coordinator, Donor Engagement
Assists in managing a portfolio of campus partner relationships
and coordinating the planning, supervision, and implementation of
special events for the Donor Engagement Team. Collaborates with the
Strategic Initiatives Team to manage event logistics and ensure
best in class donor and event attendee experience.The University of
Houston's Donor Engagement program seeks to appreciate, inform,
meaningfully engage and recognize current and prospective donors in
the life of the University of Houston. The University recognizes
its fiduciary responsibility to care for the investments that have
been made and entrusted to the institution. Consistent contacts and
programs for donors and prospective constituents are critical and
valuable components of the fundraising efforts and are focused on
building lifelong relationships with donors, instilling in them
pride for the institution, and trust that their gifts are being
carefully and responsibly managed. The Donor Engagement program is
organized into the following component areas: Donor Recognition and
Events, Gift Impact and Compliance, and Development Communications.
This team is a part of the Division of University Advancement's
Strategic Initiatives department, which encompasses strategic
planning and projects, campaign initiatives and planning, donor and
- Participates in the development and execution of special events
for the Donor Engagement Team and Advancement Division.
- Partners with Asst Director to execute event communications,
event logistics, catering, permitting, event setup/teardown, design
and decor, negotiating with both internal and external vendors,
processing contracts and payments in accordance with University
- Oversees the Division's master advancement events calendar
(M.A.C.) to ensure proper timing, collaboration, and
- Acts as point for Division special event requests and
facilitates interdepartmental planning and processes.
- Serves as lead on Division and University recommendations for
in-person and virtual events; gathers, updates, and disseminates
appropriate policy and protocol documents and maintains information
outlets (web and print).
- Manages timelines and responsibilities for several different
- Coordinates agreements with vendors and sponsors for provision
of hospitality, entertainment, printed materials.
- Attends all special events to manage details and oversee the
activities of event professionals and volunteers.
- Maintains proper records, files, bids and other required
documentation for each event.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and 3 years experience.
Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical
and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional
discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional
discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained
through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college
or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training
program that is directly related to the type of work being
Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) year of directly