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Project Manager - Administration, Principal Gifts at University of Chicago

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Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois





Job Description:

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ THE JOB POSTING IN ITS ENTIRETY AS IT REFLECTS BOTH THE UNIVERSITY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, FOLLOWED BY THE SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION.

DEPARTMENT

20103 BSD-Dev Pr/Alum

ABOUT THE UNIT

JOB FAMILY

Alumni Relations & Development

Sets and achieves University fundraising and engagement goals. Designs, manages, and executes development strategies and programs to maximize philanthropic support for the University s priorities. Increases engagement and participation of the University s worldwide community of alumni, parents, families and friends via diversified communication programs and activities.

CAREER TRACK AND JOB LEVEL

Development

Oversees, plans, and implements all development activities within the undergraduate college, an academic department, a professional school, the central development office, or another University unit. Executes fundraising cultivation programs for prospective donors and for councils. Note that M5 job level is restricted for Booth only.

P2: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

ROLE IMPACT

Individual Contributor

RESPONSIBILITIES

The job provides professional support of assigned development activities with instruction from others. Executes fundraising projects, cultivation programs for prospective donors and for visiting committees.

1) Has a moderate/solid understanding of fundraising operations for a school or department of the University. Identifies budget requirements and staffing needs on a project or event basis., 2) Has a moderate/high level of authority in drafting informational and marketing materials for review for assigned programs. Assists in developing support materials for specific fundraising activities., 3) Plans somewhat complex activities of volunteer and support groups. Recruits members and provides guidance and support to leadership activities., 4) Cultivates and maintains relationships with donors and volunteers. Establishes and maintains donor records and accounts., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

UNIT-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1) The Project Manager conducts a variety of essential projects to support the MBSD Principal Gifts team, and responsible for implementing tactical next steps to ensure goals and objectives are met.

2) S/he, along with the Associate Director for Trustee and Volunteer Engagement, will play a central role in staffing the Principal Gifts Committee of the UCMC Board of Trustees. This includes preparation for Committee meetings, interfacing with Relationship Managers regarding prospect strategy, and tracking the timely implementation of deliverables and next steps.

3) S/he closely monitors team activity and anticipates and tracks deliverables, including letters, briefings, reports, presentations, and proposals.

4) Drafts acknowledgements, special greetings, and letters for cultivation purposes, and coordinates recognition and stewardship with the Donor Relations team.

5) S/he composes and edits correspondence and other documents for delivery internally (e.g., MBSD, UCM) and externally (e.g., correspondence for leaders and volunteers within the primary strategic constituencies).

6) S/he will partner closely with the Chief of Staff on critical Principal Gift functions such as setting the agenda for bi-weekly strategy sessions, assigning newly discovered prospects, organizing quarterly reviews of the Principal Gifts portfolio and tracking PG solicitations.

7) S/he tracks the progress and process of acknowledgement letters to ensure timely and accurate acknowledgement.

8) S/he will collaborate directly with the Principal Gifts team to coordinate logistics for donor visits, cultivation visits, and solicitations with the offices of the UCM CEO/Dean, and Medical Leaders.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATIONS

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

1) A bachelor's degree or higher

EXPERIENCE

1) A minimum of two years of professional work experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience
2) Experience with fundraising, contact management or other database software

3) Experience working with volunteers

4) Experience planning and executing events

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the RESUME/CV section of the application.

FLSA STATUS

Exempt

PAY FREQUENCY

Monthly

PAY GRADE

Depends on Qualifications

SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS

37.5

BENEFITS ELIGIBLE

Yes

DRUG TEST REQUIRED

No

HEALTH SCREEN REQUIRED

No

MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD INQUIRY REQUIRED

No

POSTING DATE

2020-04-06-07:00

REMOVE FROM POSTING ON OR BEFORE

2020-10-06-07:00

POSTING STATEMENT

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

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