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Assistant Director of Development for Annual Giving


Assistant Director of Development for Annual Giving

The Wichita State University Foundation seeks to fill the assistant director of development for annual giving position with a qualified candidate with experience in direct in-person or over-the-phone solicitation experience. The assistant director will be responsible for securing gifts of $1,000 or more through sponsorships, outright gifts, pledges or deferred instruments and managing a portfolio of 90-110 donors and prospects.

This position supports the Annual Giving program by cultivating, stewarding and soliciting gifts from the top 10 percent of annual giving donors. This position reports directly to the senior director of annual giving and will work in close collaboration with the directors of development at the WSU Foundation as well as deans, department chairs and campus partners.

The candidate will exemplify the Foundation’s core values of integrity, service, teamwork and relationships and represent the WSU Foundation and Wichita State University in a professional manner creating a positive image with all constituencies.

Requirements include:

  • Direct solicitation experience in-person or over-the-phone.
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques.
  • The commitment to maintain confidentiality of information, records and materials.
  • Self-motivated to set, attain and surpass goals, with minimal supervision.
  • Some travel with occasional weekends and evenings.

The annual salary for this position starts at $40,000 (commensurate with experience). The Wichita State University Foundation also offers amazing benefits such as: Medical/Dental coverage (100 percent premium paid for employees/40 percent for dependents), term life insurance, tuition reimbursement program, 8.5 percent company matching on retirement accounts after one year and more.

To apply:

Please fill out an application and submit a resume and cover letter, which addresses each of the outlined qualifications at: * https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28586/accounts/41001/positions/145694/apply

*After clicking the link, you will need to create an account before starting the application process
Application deadline December 11, 2015, or until filled
WSU Foundation is an EOE employer


Student Assistant

WSU Foundation is seeking a student to provide clerical support and office maintenance for the Administrative Services Manager. Will exemplify the Foundation’s core values and represent WSU Foundation and Wichita State University in a professional manner creating a positive image with all constituencies. This position is 20 hours a week Monday-Friday for $8.25 per hour.

Duties include:

  • Assist Administrative Services Manager in day to day activities and events
  • Kitchen duties and office maintenance as assigned
  • Errands both on campus and off campus as assigned
  • Perform any other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be a current Wichita State University Student
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Perform basic office skills
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Vehicle, proof of insurance and valid driver’s license
  • Project professional image at all times
  • Maintains confidentiality of information, record and materials
  • Commitment to the WSU Foundation core values of Integrity, Service, Teamwork and Relationships

To apply:

Please fill out an application and submit a resume and cover letter, which addresses each of the outlined qualifications at: * https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/applicants/companies/28586/sign_in

*After clicking the link, you will need to create an account before starting the application process
Application deadline December 16, 2015, or until filled
WSU Foundation is an EOE employer