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Assistant / Associate Director, Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Assistant/Associate Director, Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving

Applications are being accepted for the full-time position of assistant/associate director, alumni engagement and annual giving. This position will develop cohesive and compelling engagement and philanthropic opportunities as part of a comprehensive direct mail and digital annual giving program. The assistant/associate director is also responsible for strategies to encourage involvement among Cornell College's young alumni and work to integrate these constituents within the larger cohort of alumni engagement and annual giving efforts. This position also works extensively with alumni volunteers as part of reunion programming, peer-to-peer solicitations, and general alumni engagement opportunities.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa'an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.


•Bachelor's degree required.

•One or more years in fundraising, marketing, event planning, sales or public relations preferred.

•Excellent communication skills, including writing and presentation skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Knowledge of liberal arts education.

•Ability to communicate effectively, interact professionally in a variety of situations (in person and on the telephone).

•Ability to maintain confidentiality. Must have valid Iowa driver's license and be insurable to drive.

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Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

Posted 01/13/17

Job ID: 21038506
Mactive ID: 46839