Assistant Director, Annual Giving

Middlebury College

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#### Description

Travels extensively to cultivate Middlebury constituents for annual
participation gifts, leadership-level Annual Fund gifts, and
recruits, trains and stewards class fundraising volunteers. Coordinates
and monitors the fundraising programs for a defined
group of Reunion classes and other signature programs.

This is considered a full time benefits eligible position. The
starting salary range for the position is $60,900 – $76,200 per year.

Core Responsibilities:

– Travel extensively, conducting 1:1 and small group visits with
prospects and volunteers for assessment, cultivation,
solicitation and stewardship
– Manage at least one milestone Reunion program and a portfolio of
defined classes; recruit and manage volunteer
committees, fueling committee momentum and fundraising success
– Recruit, train and solicit 100-200 class agent volunteers who
conduct peer to peer solicitations with classmates
– Maintain oversight of pool of leadership Annual Giving prospects
– Build and advance strong professional relationships with alumni,
parents and friends of Middlebury that result in
philanthropic contributions
– Collaborate extensively with annual giving, leadership gifts,
planned gifts, principal gifts, and the alumni office on
successful prospect engagement, cultivation and solicitation
– Maintain in-depth knowledge of Middleburys priorities and be well
versed in Middleburys academic, co-curricular and
student life programming.

Middlebury College is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity,
equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, the College recruits
talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United
States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications
from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of
other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities.
The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate
an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in
the workplace.


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#### Requirements

### Position Prerequisites:

– Bachelors degree required

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– 2 years of experience in Development, Environmental Sustainability
or related field
– Ability to motivate, train and manage volunteers
– Must be highly collaborative and a skilled problem solver
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Some evening and weekend work required

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– Handles confidential materials with discretion
– Travel and valid drivers license required

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

– Required to work some evenings and weekends

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– Work in a traditional office setting that involves mainly work at a
desk and computer

### Other:

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background


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#### Benefits

As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a
vibrant supportive community.

– Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and
competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement
matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous
time-away program – up to 34 days per year during the first two
years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens.
Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance
programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and
use of sporting facilities (including the Colleges golf course and
Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high
quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting.
– Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and
other perks of employment including:

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– MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the
College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and
sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain
campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible
employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the
same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
– Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the
Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center.
– Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive
support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury

A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by
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