Charter Fund Coordinator
We seek an
energetic person to develop and implement efficient and effective fundraising
initiatives in the support and growth of the Rockford University Charter Fund (the
annual fund of Rockford University).
will work directly with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, joining
a team of college advancement professionals that includes the director of
marketing, director of communications, senior development officer, coordinator
of alumni affairs, graphic designer, website administrator, data management
coordinator and two graduate assistants. In addition, a cadre of three
undergraduate student employees supports office operations as well as a group
of undergraduate students who serve as support for the phone program. The Coordinator
will be responsible for creating and implementing effective strategies for the
Stewardship (print and face to face gatherings – one on one and group).
and external communications (face to face and print) as relates to Development.
communication/solicitation for development purposes.
Class Year Giving.
affinity groups (Parents, Friends, MAT, MBA, BSMS, Pres. Scholars, RVC, etc.)
and data development for donor acquisition and progression.
identification for work beyond Charter Fund (i.e. planned giving, campaigns and
activities that support Alumni work.
and qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is
required. Advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite, most importantly Excel, is
essential. Candidates must be service oriented and have a proven track record
of working within an organization whose mission is to serve, nurture and grow.
Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, for the purpose of
building and maintain relationships. Ability and willingness to work evenings and
weekends. The ability and commitment to represent Rockford University in a
positive manner to all constituents present and future is essential.
and qualifications: At least two years
direct experience in fundraising within a structured organization. Familiarity
with internet research tools and relational database report writing software. Possess
initiative, a proven ability to work independently, and a demonstrated aptitude
to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of fundraising methodologies,
seeks candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our
Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.