The University of Colorado Boulder's Parent Giving and Boulder
Advancement Programs team encourages applications for a Senior
Program Manager, Annual Giving and Stewardship. This position is
responsible for supporting the planning, logistics, and
coordination of special programs, projects, and events for the
development department of Parent Giving and Boulder Advancement
Programs (PG-BAP). The Senior Program Manager serves as primary
contact and support for the Parent Fund, Parent Leadership Society
and Chancellor's Parent Leadership Society Board, annual
communication and solicitation efforts, and serves as part of the
department's administrative team. This position works with the
Managing Senior Director of Development for Parent Giving and
Boulder Advancement Programs to develop and manage program budgets
and acts as the Parent Giving and Boulder Advancement Programs
representative on appropriate task forces and committees.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities. Who We Are The Parent Giving and
Boulder Advancement Programs office is a comprehensive development
office that helps current and past CU parents, alumni and friends
philanthropically support CU Boulder in a way that is most
meaningful to them. The office has helped increase charitable
giving from $2 to $12 million over the past 10 years in support of
Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Undergraduate Education, the Office
of Diversity, Equity and Civic Engagement, Athletics and many of
our Colleges and Schools. What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Responsible for all aspects of 12–24-month communication and
annual giving solicitation calendar for the Parent Fund and Parent
- Lead the PG-BAP’s Stewardship Program which includes the
development of an annual stewardship strategy for the PG-BAP office
in coordination with the PG-BAP unit leader and Donor Relations.
Implement efficient and detailed stewardship practices to connect
donors with the impact of their giving. Work with appropriate
partners to complete major donor stewardship touches, such as
impact reports and gifts. Coordinate with campus partners and
PG-BAP team to steward all scholarship donors.
- Handles large data sets for specialized research and
- Acts as the lead writer for broad messaging and specialized
communication for office constituents.
- Manage CPLS board activities, including the onboarding and
offboarding of new CPLS board members and all board communications.
Build the Parent Giving presentations for board meetings in
conjunction with the PG-BAP and Program Manager, Events
- Coordinate with development officers in the BAP office and
campus partners to connect with donors about Endowment Statement
Reports (ESRs) and fund distribution as it relates to underused
- Lead acknowledgment process, including rewriting acknowledgment
letters and special acknowledgments.
- Acts as liaison with multiple campus partners to ensure
continuity of message, and calendar alignment.
- Performs administrative tasks which may consist of
correspondence, composing and maintaining external lists, internal
documents and processes.
- Acts as liaison to University contacts, vendors, donors,
volunteers, and others as related to assigned
- Follows guidelines from the unit leader regarding budgeted
expenses associated with subject program. Reviews
"budget-to-actual" status on a monthly basis and advises management
of any significant concerns. Reviews efficiency of program and
makes suggestions for modification and improvement.
- Uses appropriate databases for creating lists, tracking program
participants, and managing donor recognition.
What You Should Know All University of Colorado Boulder employees
are required to comply with the campus
COVID-19 vaccine requirement
. New employees must provide proof
of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within
30 days of employment.
We anticipate that this position will support a hybrid format;
remote and in-person work. What We Can Offer
- The salary range is $61,000 - $68,000 annually.
- Relocation assistance is available within department
Benefits The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
What We Require
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and
experience in project management required.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience planning and managing a
communications, annual giving and stewardship program.
What You Will Need
- Expert ability to establish and improve interpersonal
relationships, including ability to coordinate and manage
- Expert communications skill both oral and written.
- Expert technical ability and skills to analyze and manage large
sets of data.
- Manage multiple tasks and set priorities in fast paced
- Solid ability to exercise a high degree of diplomacy and
discretion, maintain confidentiality and collaborate with all
levels of internal and external customers.
- Solid knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database
- Solid ability to effectively manage third party
- Digital literacy required, especially as related to Microsoft
Office Products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
database management software.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Higher education experience, especially within public higher
Special Instructions Please apply by June 12, 2022, for