Associate Director of Advancement, Olin Business School - University Advancement | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

Clayton, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary Washington University seeks an advancement professional for the position of Associate Director of Advancement supporting Olin Business School. The Olin Advancement team strives to advance the mission of Olin Business School by creating a culture of philanthropy among alumni, students, faculty, parents, and friends. The Associate Director will develop strategies to increase philanthropic support as well as identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors for Olin Business School. The Associate Director of Advancement reports to the Director of Advancement. Job Description The ability to travel is required. Primary Duties & Responsibilities Develop and manage a portfolio of annual fund prospects. Develop and execute thoughtful, innovative, and individualized strategies for cultivating and soliciting donors and prospects.  Meet all development goals jointly set with the Director of Advancement. Metrics will focus on meaningful contacts, qualifications, solicitations, dollars solicited, dollars raised, and number of gifts closed.  Development work will focus on alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, corporations, and foundations. Engage prospects in both the St. Louis region and key cities across the United States. Develop strategies to grow target segments that will enhance Olin annual fund donors and dollars.  Manage the renewal of Olinâ™s Eliot Society members.  Partner with Annual Giving Programs and Olin Marketing and Communications to produce communications that drive donors and dollars.  Lead Olinâ™s Eliot Society Kickoff event and work with Olinâ™s Eliot Committee members and leaders to drive support for Olin.  Produce Olin annual fund reporting. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the internal constituents across Advancement and Olin Business School.  Develop a broad comprehension of Olinâ™s history, mission, strategic plan, faculty, degree programs, curriculum, and research centers.  Undertake special projects and assignments to advance the mission of Washington University. Preferred Qualifications Masterâ™s degree. Development experience in a complex university environment. Familiarity and interest in business. Honesty, integrity, and enthusiasm. Very strong work ethic supported by commitment and follow through. Ability to think strategically and analytically, and then implement effectively. Demonstrated passion for initiating meetings and developing relationships with prospects. Ability to articulate the mission and aspirations of Washington University and Olin Business School. Capacity to listen carefully, learn quickly, and work effectively. Ability to work within a complex organization across multiple units dealing with diverse constituents toward development objectives. Sound judgment and the ability to make independent decisions while working collaboratively through a team approach. Comfort working in an environment that emphasizes measurable fundraising goals. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree. Three to five years of experience in development/advancement, preferably in higher education. Grade G12 Salary Range $53,900.00 - $92,200.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. 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Clayton, Missouri