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Coordinator, Parent and Family Philanthropy & Engagement

Florida State University Foundation
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jul 5, 2023

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Job ID: 54810
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular

FSU Foundation


Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Reporting to the associate director for Parent and Family Philanthropy & Engagement, the coordinator is responsible for helping execute a series of omni-channel solicitations, which includes events that support the comprehensive parents and family philanthropy & engagement program.

The Parent and Family Philanthropy and Engagement program is designed to raise funds from, and provide meaningful engagement opportunities for, parents and families of current and former Florida State University students.

Create, execute and benchmark fundraising events centered around key activities that engage parents and families. This includes, but is not limited to, Orientation, Senior-Sendoff, Move-In, Family Weekend and Graduation.

Support omni-channel fundraising activities which include: crafting content for direct mail and email campaigns; providing support for video and text campaigns; and helping plan and staff events.

Facilitate a partnership between various campus departments including Admissions, Orientation, the Division of Student Affairs and all of the colleges and units across campus.

Help ensure parents and family data integrity.

Properly steward parent and family donors in a timely manner.


Bachelor's degree and two years of experience; or a high school diploma/equivalent and experience equal to six years. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office products suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), or equivalent software.

A self-starter, comfortable working independently while working well in a team-oriented environment, taking the initiative to be productive and efficient.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously and accurately in a detail-oriented environment.

Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information with the highest degree of professionalism.

Ability and willingness to travel and work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

A valid Florida or Georgia Driver's License, or the ability to obtain.

*Applicants must upload a resume with their online application.*


Advanced degree preferred.

Professional demeanor with a teamwork approach, and a can-do, assertive philosophy.

Minimum of four years of professional experience in major gift development in a university setting. Experience in a related field with basic knowledge of personal solicitation methods may also be considered.

Experience with Black Baud’s CRM Platform or other fundraising information management systems/databases.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open Until Filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

The hiring committee will review applications as received.

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