Assistant Director of Major Gifts
Siena College is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Major Gifts. The Assistant Director will be dynamic, creative and an experienced development officer interested in joining a progressive team of advancement professionals. Reporting to the Director of Development-External, the Assistant Director of Major Gifts will work with a given portfolio of prospects and suspects who have the capability to support Siena College with their financial and volunteer resources. The Assistant Director will travel a minimum of 30 percent of the time meeting with these identified individuals, and will both develop and execute strategies to secure the highest level of financial commitment from them in support of approved fundraising initiatives. The Assistant Director of Major Gifts will be a positive and regular contributor to the Major Gifts Office, the larger Development and External Affairs (D&EA) team, and Siena College.
A bachelor’s degree is required as well as a proven ability to close gifts, the ability to work collaboratively, willingness to travel, excellent written and verbal skills, the ability to be flexible and a commitment to higher education. Three years or more successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising and experience in higher education preferred as well as the ability to work with databases and prospect research.
Siena College offers a competitive salary and benefit package in an excellent work environment. Please send a resume and a letter of application, including salary requirements and writing sample to: Office of Human Resources, Siena College, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, NY 12211 or email to email@example.com
Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.
Siena College is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Siena College surveys all job applicants in accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s affirmative action requirements. Therefore, we request that in addition to your application, you complete the Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form located at www.siena.edu/eeo. In order to complete the form, you will need the posting number for this position which is R854. Any information you choose to provide on the Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form will be treated as personal and confidential and will be kept separate from your application for employment. Your cooperation is key to maintaining an effective equal opportunity program at Siena College and is greatly appreciated.