Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Closing date: Application packet review begins November 15, 2013, and this recruitment is “Open until Filled”

Position title: Director of Annual Giving

Position summary:

The Director of Annual Giving will oversee a systematic, timely, creative, and comprehensive annual giving program that includes personal solicitation, direct mail, e-solicitation, and a student-based phon-a-thon. Such efforts will focus both on increasing gift revenue and increasing alumni, parent and friend giving participation rates. (See job description)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Three (3) years of direct annual giving experience, or related experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Practical knowledge of annual giving operations and an understanding of what it takes to expand donor participation.
  • Successful track record in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of unrestricted leadership gifts preferred.
  • Experience in the supervision of professional staff as well as the supervision of volunteers/students for fundraising purposes.
  • Knowledge of PowerCAMPUS database a plus.
  • Must demonstrate proven track record of developing successful programs.
  • Must be able to work nights (3 times a week) and weekends (twice a month) for up to 26 weeks per year.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.

Application procedures:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to human resources (hro@stmartin.edu):

  • Application of employment. (PDF Version) (MS Word Version)
  • Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared you for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education.  To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate
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  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.