The Assistant Director of the Alumni Annual Fund will be a member of a well-organized and collaborative Alumni Annual Fund Team. Collectively, the Alumni Annual Fund raises $8 to $9 million from alumni, parents, and friends of the College, and is considered to be a national model for alumni participation.
The Assistant Director will thoughtfully maintain working relationships with current alumni leaders in a range of classes and members serving on the Alumni Annual Fund Board. They will serve the role of consultant to class leaders by guiding them through setting strategy and creating stretch but attainable goals. The Assistant Director will also work on project management by organizing class team meetings and calls, keeping teams accountable to their plans, and deadlines.
This is a full-time, long-term temporary (1.0 FTE), benefit eligible position with an anticipated end date of December 31, 2021.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate possesses a bachelor’s degree, has an appreciation for the educational experience a small residential college provides, and interest in thinking creatively and strategically about how engagement with an organization intersects with philanthropy and volunteerism. Preferred qualifications include previous experience in relationship or account management, fundraising, volunteer management, or comparable experience.
Start Date: As soon as possible.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a hire is complete. We only accept online applications. For more information and how to apply visit: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/4529
In addition, Carleton College offers a generous benefits package, including a 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution and immediate vesting, comprehensive health and dental insurance plans, a Health Savings Account that includes a college contribution, tuition assistance for employees' children (after six years of service), as well as a generous time off package (23 days of paid vacation, in addition to paid College holidays and sick days, starting in year one) promoting its value of work/life balance, and access to other campus amenities.
Northfield is a vibrant and welcoming community with an active, open and collegial atmosphere that few other small towns offer. With a population of 20,000, Northfield is home to both Carleton College and St. Olaf College. From hundreds of acres of parks to golf courses to performing arts, there is something for everyone. While quaint and picturesque, Northfield houses more than ten individual arts and entertainment venues, miles upon miles of biking, hiking and cross country ski trails, and indoor recreation facilities to suit any need. Northfield is located just 40 miles south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro, a short commute from big city living.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.