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Job no: 492549
Work type: Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to serve in the position of Director/Executive Director of Major Gifts in the Advancement Division. This is a full time, 12-month position. Salary will be commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package is available.
The Director/Executive Director of Major Gifts manages Kenyon College’s Major Gifts program and team of gift officers. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development, the Director/Executive Director develops and implements plans and goals; manages, mentors and guides front line fundraisers; and is responsible for maintaining a portfolio of 100-120 prospects capable of six to seven figure gifts.
This individual will develop an annual strategic plan for the major gifts program that identifies specific annual goals in support of an overall plan for the comprehensive campaign. He/she will ensure a system for the regular implementation of double and triple asks, and collaboration with staff managing reunion giving.
The successful candidate will have 5+ years of major gift fundraising experience, experience managing staff and the ability and willingness to travel extensively. The ideal candidate will have experience managing front line fundraisers, success in securing gifts of 7 figures or more and program development/management expertise.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Compensation and Benefits
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Staff Handbook.
Kenyon is a unique place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.
Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.
Advertised: 10 Oct 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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