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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: University Advancement
Department: Asc Vice Pres For University Development 10069230
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising, Union

Working/Functional Title

Asst. Dir. for Leadership Annual Giving

Position Summary

The MSU College of Law is seeking a creative, energetic, self-starter to join the MSU College of Law Advancement team as the Assistant Director for Leadership Annual Giving. The successful candidate will develop, coordinate and implement fundraising activities and programs designed to leverage leadership annual gifts in the range of $1,000-$10,000 from college alumni and friends. S/he will be responsible for identifying potential donors, developing marketing materials, and soliciting financial gifts that broaden the base of support for the College. S/he will also work closely with MSU’s annual giving and telemarketing team to manage the current effort, including providing stewardship and making recommendations for coordinated efforts as appropriate.

We are seeking an individual who possesses strong communication and organizational skills, the experience and drive to strengthen alumni affinity toward the College, while creating long-lasting relationships with MSU Law, and the ability to significantly elevate the number of individuals who provide unrestricted support to the College.


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Business; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in professional fund raising, public relations, marketing, higher education fund raising or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

A JD or experience with the legal profession is a plus; 2-4 years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in professional fund raising; previous experience in annual fund work and/or familiarity with a higher education institution; superior communications skills, including writing and presentation skills, as well as ability to present before a group; strong computer software program skills in Excel, PowerPoint.

Required Application Materials


Work Hours

Work hours are 8 am to 5 pm with some nights and weekends


Bidding eligibility ends on 5/22/18 at 11:55 PM.

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