Job ID: 2019-6386 Type: University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006) # of Openings: 1 Category: Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing New York University
The Stewardship Officer is part the NYU's central stewardship team which is responsible for donor acknowledgment, reporting, recognition and stewardship events. Reporting to the Director of Stewardship, the Stewardship Officer will manage and execute a comprehensive donor reporting program that demonstrates the impact of donor gifts to scholarships and other designated funds through written reports and other strategic communication and engagement. As part of this program, the Stewardship Officer is also responsible for ongoing management of high-level donor recognition societies - Society of the Arch and Sir Harold Acton Society.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 3+ years
Preferred Experience: Stewardship and Donor Relations experience highly preferred. Applicant should have a strong proficiency in development/stewardship writing. Able to manage multiple projects in a deadline-oriented environment. Candidate will be expected to demonstrate writing and proofreading skills, including submitting writing samples.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent writing, editing, proofing, and communications skills. Writing sample required. Strong project management skills, with a proven ability to manage competing deadlines and prioritize workload, follow up in a timely manner on projects, and keep supervisor informed Interface with senior colleagues to resolve donor requests; Strong customer-service orientation and experience working with high-net-worth donors Extraordinary attention to detail at all times Knowledge of principles of fundraising in higher education Strong Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel skills, knowledge of Advance database software preferred Ability to handle and maintain confidential information Ability to work with multiple constituencies, including school-based development staff, fundraisers, Accounts Payable, IT, Financial Aid, Controllers Office, writers, designers, freelancers, and event staff Flexibility: willing to take on new assignments and work occasional evening/weekend events as needed
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Collegial, collaborative style with a positive, can do attitude. Able to represent UDAR in positive manner to wider NYU community and colleagues.
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.