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Director of Capital and Special Projects

Company: INSIGHT Into Diversity and Potomac Publishing, Inc
Location: Rochester
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Job Description:

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the world's leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs Director of Capital and Special Projects

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York, United States

1 hour ago

Description

Director of Capital and Special Projects

5306BR

Development and Alumni Relations

Marketing, Annual Giving and Donor Stewardship

Professional Area:

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function: Wage Band:

Department/College Description

The Division of Development and Alumni Relations is dedicated to advancing the mission and vision of RIT. Strategically critical to achieving the university's goals, the Division of Development and Alumni Relations nurtures lifelong, mutually beneficial relationships with alumni, parents, friends, faculty/staff and organizations resulting in deeper connections, greater volunteer engagement and increased philanthropic support. We are a team-oriented, highly collaborative Division working with all areas of the university to maximize fundraising opportunities and alumni involvement.

Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Annual Giving and Stewardship, the Director provides critical guidance and counsel to the advancement staff and university administration on the viability of key capital and special projects. In addition, the Director will play a role in constructing operational and marketing plans for the university's strategic capital and special project campaigns, and, on a limited basis, will work with individual prospects on their giving plans. A strategic and detailed planner, the Director understands the role of development and alumni relations in a higher education setting.

Responsibilities include campaign planning, marketing and communication, stewardship, reporting to external and internal constituencies on the campaign's progress, managing schedules, and providing support for campaign staff, volunteers, and senior management. The Director will participate in the planning and implementation of the leadership and public phase activities of capital fundraising efforts. In addition, the Director will work with all Advancement staff on the coordination of campaign activities, ensuring donor contacts and solicitations are made in a timely fashion, as well as coordinating with the prospect management team on the assignment of prospects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Coordinate assessment activity for capital and special project campaigns to ensure feasibility including prospect analysis, campaign timelines, gift charts, and goal setting.

* Evaluate potential naming opportunities for new construction and major renovation projects, as well as virtual spaces such as Centers, Institutes, etc. without dedicated physical space. In partnership with stewardship staff, develop, implement, and maintain standards and policies for capital and special project naming and recognition opportunities.

* Create operational and marketing plans for capital and special project campaign activity in partnership with the marketing and communications team.

* Collaborate with the development team to assure fundraising objectives are achieved.

* Develops marketing themes and strategies to communicate the core messages for all capital and special project campaigns.

* Manage and coordinate campaign communications with appropriate staff to report campaign progress, prepare case statement, develop collateral materials and create both custom donor proposals and project proposal templates for each capital or special campaign to ensure accuracy and feasibility.

* Coordinate development of external web resources for campaigns on university website and ensure site is maintained on an ongoing basis.

* Collaborate and work closely with stewardship staff to create a strategic stewardship plan for capital and special project campaigns including gift agreements, acknowledgments, and recognition activities.

* Partner with special events staff to orchestrate meaningful activities for prospects and donors including groundbreakings, project launches, and dedications.

* Serves as the division's liaison to the university's Facilities Management Services for collaboration on capital projects, including participating in architect and construction meetings, securing architectural drawings for prospects, etc.

Required Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree

* Minimum of 5 years of experience in direct or varied areas of development, alumni relations, or stewardship, preferably in a higher education setting.

* High degree of computer literacy

* Fluency with a relational database or CRM

* Sophisticated interpersonal skills

* Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to direct multi-channeled marketing and communications campaigns

* Excellent analytical and organizational skills with the proven ability to oversee multiple and large-scale projects

* Ability to work collaboratively in a complex, team-oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications

Required Application Documents

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/

Additional Details

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the world's leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs

of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employee's pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT's Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov

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Job Information

* Job ID: 54656588

* Location:

Rochester, New York, United States

* Position Title: Director of Capital and Special Projects

* Company Name: Rochester Institute of Technology

View your connections at Rochester Institute of Technology LinkedIn * Bachelor's degree

* Minimum of 5 years of experience in direct or varied areas of development, alumni relations, or stewardship, preferably in a higher education setting.

* High degree of computer literacy

* Fluency with a relational database or CRM

* Sophisticated interpersonal skills

* Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to direct multi-channeled marketing and communications campaigns

* Excellent analytical and organizational skills with the proven ability to oversee multiple and large-scale projects

* Ability to work collaboratively in a complex, team-oriented environment of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employee's pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT's Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov

Copyright ©2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com

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