Classification Details


Code
5426
PCLS
N3023
Pay Grade
124
Exempt
Yes
ORP
No
EEO Code
3
Title
Assistant Director, University Development for Donor Services and Scholarships
Description
Serves as a liaison between the university and its donors. Responsible for building and maintaining relationships and ensuring donor requests or wishes are honored. Reports to the Director of University Development.
Examples
Administers the university's scholarship program (with the exception of athletics), including managing budgeting and extensive record keeping of all financial accounts of university scholarship funds. Oversees all scholarship endowments held by MSU, the MSU Foundation and the MSU Charitable Trust. Provides annual reporting to donors on endowed funds and other scholarship funds. Responsible for the establishment of new endowments. Manages donor relations and stewardship efforts, including the scholarship thank you letter writing program. Works with all colleges, departments and service areas regarding donations and scholarship awards. Researches donor and gift history information for donors and the campus community. Arranges funding and distribution of special needs scholarships. Maintains donor files. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Physical Condition
Experience
Must have previous budgeting experience. Experience in fundraising, public relations, or other related field involving building donor relationships or contact with the public, is desired.
Knowledge
Should have good knowledge of standard budgeting and accounting practices and be generally familiar with laws related to charitable giving. Requires good computer skills including knowledge of software programs including, but not limited to, Word and Excel. Knowledge of Banner and Raiser's Edge software is preferred.
Education
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Additional Requirements
Must be able to complete detailed work with a minimum of errors; have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and verbally. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 04-30-2018