Assistant Director for Annual Giving The Office of Institutional

Assistant Director for Annual Giving
The Office of Institutional Advancement at the State University of New York College at
Plattsburgh announces the position of Assistant Director for Annual Giving. SUNY College at
Plattsburgh is currently in the silent phase of a seven-year comprehensive campaign. This
position will contribute significantly to meeting the priorities and goals of the campaign from its
public initiation through its completion in 2012. Successful candidates must be committed to the
mission, vision and fundraising priorities of SUNY College at Plattsburgh. Through fundraising
from private sources, the Office of Institutional Advancement seeks to increase the financial
resources available to the College to continue and further create superb student life programs and
services, and to prepare students for careers, citizenship, and leadership.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of relevant experience, or a
combination of education and experience with comparable knowledge and skills is required. The
successful candidate will have proven communication and computer skills; excellent
interpersonal and organizational skills; be a team player with the capacity to handle a wide range
of relationships and situations; be results-oriented; and be willing to work a flexible schedule to
complete job responsibilities. Experience working with Banner and in a university setting is
Responsibilities include: Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, this position implements
a strategic plan for telemarketing, direct mail, and special initiatives for annual gift fundraising to
benefit SUNY-Plattsburgh and serve as a member of an integrated development team.
Responsibilities include planning and aggressively implementing campus phonathons; recruiting,
training, and supervising student callers; supporting phonathon through direct-mail publications;
timely follow-up to questions and concerns generated from phonathon activities; and
administering specialized Annual Fund campaigns and programs. This position will incorporate
testing and analysis of direct mail and telemarketing; keep, analyze, and produce accurate
records and reports and monitor effectiveness of programs to ensure growth in all annual giving
initiatives. Responsibilities will also include attendance at campus and department events and be
dedicated to professional growth and building strong professional networks. The ideal candidate
will be seeking professional growth experience as a long-term career commitment to the area of
Development. We offer an experienced Development organization with which to work.
State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity.
Salary: will be competitive, with excellent benefits. Applications will be reviewed beginning
April 1, 2005 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please mail, email or fax a cover
letter along with a resume and contact information for three references to: Chair, Search
Committee (PJ# 4554-DPT), c/o Human Resource Services, SUNY College at Plattsburgh, 101
Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681. Fax: (518) 564-5060. Email: