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Advancement Manager

Full time
Posted 1 month ago

Want to join a close-knit office setting for a college with a future of tremendous possibility? Do you like to work behind-the-scenes, focusing on the details of an operation while also arranging programs and events? If yes, then now is an opportune time to join one of the most productive and impactful higher education Advancement Offices in the state of Kansas.

The advancement team at McPherson College preserves the legacy and builds the future of McPherson College through alumni and constituent engagement, events, and highly personalized fundraising.

Overseeing the area of advancement services, the Advancement Manager ensures an efficient and productive operation. Primary responsibilities of the position are charitable gift processing & reporting, data integrity, and donor relations.

About 40% of the job involves record keeping for charitable gifts, processing those gifts, and preparing regular reports on charitable giving. 30% of the role is managing the Jenzabar Advancement constituent relationship management (CRM) database. This role creates, maintains, and follows the processes and procedures developed for advancement services. The final 30% is donor relations activities, including recognition events and other efforts to show appreciation to supporters of McPherson College.

Ideal characteristics that the new hire will possess are consistency, accuracy, attention to detail, and thoroughness.

This is a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt position which is eligible for all college benefits, including an industry-leading 10% employer match to the employee’s retirement plan. Tuition reimbursement and annual compensation increases are also available for this position.

Experience and proficiency working with the Jenzabar Advancement CRM or comparable CRM is highly desired. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills necessary. Expert user in Microsoft Office and Teams, Adobe, and Smartsheet. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Please complete the online application below and attach a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Position is open until filled.

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