Assistant Director, Digital Fundraising

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 01 – G – Non-exempt
  • 02 – H – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Division of Development and Alumni Relations
Annual Giving
Full/Part Time:


As a member of Penn State’s Office of Annual Giving, you can play an integral role in one of the most respected and successful fundraising operations in the country and contribute to the land-grant mission and future strength of Penn State. We are seeking an individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate, manage and execute electronic communication initiatives on Penn State’s behalf. Providing primary oversight of Penn State’s Let’s Grow State crowdfunding platform, this position will manage the day-to-day operations of that platform while also promoting the service to internal and external constituencies. This position also works closely with the Office of Development Communications and other Annual Giving Staff to develop and implement marketing and solicitation communications strategies for Annual Giving’s digital fundraising platforms. This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Familiarity with MS Office, HTML, web-based fundraising technology, and fundraising (specifically crowdfunding) strategy desired. Requires excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and organizational skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine appreciation in working with diverse audiences. The successful candidate must have a passion for higher education; an understanding of complex institutions; demonstrated knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education; a dedication to and understanding of the skills required to build relationships with diverse communities; and a commitment to professional development, learning, and being mentored. To learn more about philanthropy at Penn State, please visit

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088