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Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

The Wichita State University Foundation seeks a high-performing, motivated advancement professional to serve in the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving for an emerging comprehensive campaign.

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Annual Giving is for developing and implementing comprehensive phone, direct mail and email appeal programs to build the renewable base of support for Wichita State University Foundation. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will supervise up to 30 Phonathon student employees. Candidates that will be considered for this position will exemplify the Foundation’s core values and represent the WSU Foundation in a professional manner while creating a positive image with all constituencies.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • One year of Annual Giving and/or Phonathon experience
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word and Excel
  • Experience in supervising others to meet goals and objectives

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in Ruffalo Cody (Campus Call)
  • Previous work experience in a higher education Annual Giving program

As an independently incorporated not-for-profit organization, the WSU Foundation’s mission is “to enhance a community of learning excellence for our students and faculty through philanthropy and stewardship” by facilitating the philanthropic interests of donors with the educational needs of WSU students, faculty and staff. The Foundation employs more than 40 staff serving in fundraising, accounting, communications, administrative and support roles. In this fast-paced, fulfilling environment, the Foundation manages nearly $260 million in net assets and secured more than $31.4 million in new gifts from over 13,700 donors during the 2014 fiscal year. The Foundation is housed in the Woodman Alumni Center.

Salary for this position starts at $35,000 (commensurate with experience). Please submit cover letter which addresses each of the outlined qualifications, a resume, and application (download application) to:

Human Resources Manager
WSU Foundation
1845 Fairmount St. – Campus Box 2
Wichita, KS  67260-0002
Application deadline:  June 9, 2015, or until position is filled.
WSU Foundation is an EOE employer.