In collaboration with the management team of the Alumni Affairs and Development office for the Cornell University Library, lead the development and implementation of donor relations and stewardship initiatives for the Cornell University Library. Responsibilities include overseeing the Director's gift acknowledgement process, tracking and reporting gifts to the different libraries, writing briefings for donor visits, PeopleSoft data entry, management of Library Advisory Council meetings in partnership with the Director and the Library's event planner. Attend Library Advisory meetings to take minutes. Duties also include managing events, which will involve assisting in the strategic planning, marketing and managing of on and off-campus events, as well as serving as the direct contact with outside vendors (hotels, rental agencies, and regional offices); systems administration, as well as coordinate special program initiatives such as Giving Day and the spring solicitation. Represent the Library Alumni Affairs and Development department at certain meetings and in place of the Director when he/she is not available. Manage the Director's calendar. Some travel will be required for this position.
Associates degree; more than 4 years but less than 6 years relevant experience.Must be an excellent writer and be able to edit other people's written documents. Must be able to work independently. Must be discrete, exercise sound judgment, have demonstrated the ability to work with highly sensitive information, and maintain confidentiality.Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to work on multiple tasks and meet established deadlines.Must be able to work effectively in an environment made up of a mixture of faculty, staff, students, alumni and volunteer leaders.Must be able to work, at an advanced level, with desktop applications, databases, networked informational systems, electronic calendaring and mail programs and the Internet is required.
Knowledge of fundraising theory and practice.The ability to work, at an advanced level, with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), design software (InDesign), and networked informational systems (Peoplesoft, OBIEE, Tableau) is strongly preferred.
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