Development Manager, Donor Experience

Fielding Graduate University

Development Manager, Donor Experience

  • Institution: Fielding Graduate University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Santa Barbara, CA
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Development Manager, Donor Experience

  • Fielding Graduate University | Santa Barbara, CA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: October 02, 2023
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Job TitleDevelopment Manager, Donor Experience

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

Salary Range $ 54K – 60K

Location Santa Barbara, CA

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Job Description

Development Manager, Donor Experience

 

Reports to: Director, Development & Community Relations

Position: Regular, Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Remote

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Hiring/Budgeted Salary or Hourly Range: The budgeted salary range that the university reasonably expects to pay for this position is 55K

Full Salary Range: The full salary range for the position is $54 – 60K

 

Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the university.

 

Join our outstanding employee community! Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits, which include a 37.5-hour work week, flexible scheduling and workplace, 11 paid holidays, two weeks’ paid vacation one-week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, generous retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities for all positions.

 

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. To apply for this position

Online Application Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371bf4c2-8681-458c-8b35-722b1fc8d540&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

 

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at http://www.fielding.edu to learn more.

 

We are seeking Development Manager to work remotely on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis. This position may also work in our Santa Barbara or Washington DC offices if desired.

 

Summary

The Development Manager, Donor Experience, is an integral member of the Office of Development & Community Relations at the University. The ideal candidate for this position is a professional who aims to grow in their fundraising career and nonprofit leadership, aspires to engage their skills in an academic setting, and embraces Fielding’s values of Academic Excellence, Community, Diversity, Learner-centered Education, Social Justice, and Transformational Learning.

 

Under the direction of the Director of Development and Community Relations, this position manages the Annual Fund, supports donor communications, plans, and manages donor centered-events, community events, supervises donor database management, and implements related projects. The goal of the person in this position is to ensure the highest ethical and fundraising standards in donor solicitations, maintain excellent donor stewardship practices, and grow the Annual Fund. The Development Manager of Donor Experience will play a significant role in planning and executing fundraising and community relations activities for Fielding’s 50th Anniversary in 2024. Together with colleagues and contractors, this position researches and prepares a variety of written materials for donors, including but not limited to donor engagement communications, scholarship reports, appeals, and more. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who loves working with people, handles work well under pressure and challenging situations, loves all aspects of event planning, and enjoys working in a highly professional and collaborative environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in humanities, business, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree and relevant certifications preferred.

•   Three or more years’ professional experience in fundraising.

•   Track record of successful fundraising, development, or advancement within the nonprofit or higher education sector.

•   Demonstrated success in donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

•   Experience in successfully planning and executing fundraising events.

•   Experience ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in fundraising and events.

•   Experience in an academic or nonprofit setting preferred.

 

FIELDING’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Thank you for considering employment with Fielding Graduate University. We are committed to inclusive excellence and encourage diversity and inclusivity in all our enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.

 

As a globally distributed institution of higher education, Fielding Graduate University welcomes, and holds dear, the rich diversity of our global community. As a graduate university rooted in the values of social and ecological justice, we are committed to promoting collaborative learning and change by honoring and embracing the rich diversity of perspectives, lives, and global experiences that align with our Fielding Graduate University values.

 

Fielding employees are among our most valued resources, and we are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce comprised of talented, qualified, and hardworking individuals. We strive to take good care of our employees and their families with excellent benefits, and to provide a stimulating and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

 

We challenge our community to think boldly and take specific actions that are realistic and measurable. By working here, you join a diverse and vibrant community that advances Fielding’s world-changing mission in meaningful ways, inspires innovation and collaboration, and builds skills and expertise. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and strongly encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a username and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive confirmation of receipt via email.

 

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Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.

 

Online Application Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371bf4c2-8681-458c-8b35-722b1fc8d540&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

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