Colgate University — Coordinator, Annual Giving

Colgate University

Coordinator, Annual Giving

Requisition Number: 2021S003Posting
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Division: Office of Advancement
Department: Annual Giving

Department Statement:

Accountable for the successful execution of the strategic plan in order to meet senior class and student goals through the Senior Class Gift Committee and Presidents' Club Student Committee programs. The successful candidate will be accountable for the hiring, training, management and supervision of the Student Calling Program, and for successfully reaching program goals. Accountable for effective contribution to the advancement and relationship objectives for alumni and other constituents. Accountable for execution of strategic plan in order to meet alumni and constituent giving goals within assigned classes and affinities.

Professional Experience/Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess:
– organizational savvy
– an ability to establish and execute plans
– experience motivating internal and external stakeholders to achieve mutual goals.

Previous on-campus student leadership role(s) are required.

The ability to handle confidential material with utmost discretion, and the ability to use IBM Laptop computers and relevant software applications, such as E-Mail, MSWord, MSExcel, and a comfort level with database management are critical.

A demonstrated ability to execute programs and meet measurable goals.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are critical.

Must possess strong judgement skills, and the ability to develop solutions expediently.

An ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education is essential.

Candidates must be capable of working collegially and effectively with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications
– Previous annual fund/alumni relations, sales or marketing experience in a university setting is preferred.
– Demonstrated call center experience.
– Previous experience with CAMPUSCALL and/or other dialing software/databases.
– Previous experience managing and motivating students.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.

Other Information

Work Schedule:
Weekdays, with occasional nights and weekends.

Job Open Date:

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act
The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at:

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