Alumni Relations and Stewardship Officer (Assistant Director of Stewardship)
Penn State University
Reporting to the Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations, this job has primary responsibility for the administration of the College of Engineering donor recognition and stewardship program. The individual holding this job will be responsible for developing and managing stewardship planning for the reporting of the College's named endowment funds. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to: manage and execute donor stewardship program and events, including planning and execution of large donor recognition event, annual stewardship events, as well as to develop, plan, and execute additional stewardship and meetings, as necessary; manage stewardship program development, planning, and strategy; monitor scholarship and endowment balances and endowment reporting and strategize new stewardship ideas and opportunities; serve as the stewardship (eSteward) liaison between the Office of Donor Relations and the College. The range, scope and impact of this position is wide with the overarching goal of supporting the College and University's mission and vision through strategic stewardship activities. This position is responsible for supervision of support staff. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The job requires flexibility, tact, confidence, attention to detail and strong instincts for protocol and etiquette. This position requires a high level of coordination with thirteen College departments, the Dean’s office, other units, and central development, as well as significant interaction with alumni, donors, friends, volunteers and others in a diverse environment. It also requires an ability to interpret information, ideas, and instructions, and to communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.