This position reports to the Director of Annual Giving. The
Associate Director of Annual Giving works collaboratively with the
Director of Annual Giving to develop fundraising and engagement
strategies for Annual Giving programs such as Direct Mail, Giving
Days, Online Giving, Parents Fund, and Senior Class Gift. The
Associate Director is responsible for establishing and managing
successful strategies that increase alumni affinity and engagement
with the university, increase annual financial support, and enhance
the fundraising pipeline.
Two years of professional experience related to annual giving,
development, fundraising, alumni relations, or a related field in
which skills such as sales, marketing, and/or public relations are
utilized, preferably in higher education or a nonprofit
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working
effectively with students, alumni, and friends from diverse
backgrounds, supporting an inclusive and welcoming
Strong organization, time management, and collaboration
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication
Must have basic fundraising principles, a high level of
organization, professionalism, and a broad familiarity with the
objectives of annual giving.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or
without reasonable accommodation.
"CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to
increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its
community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age,
color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender
expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital
status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy,
childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex,
sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status,
veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)."