Assistant Director of Volunteer Engagement

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Apr 2024

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Department University Development Office-250100
Career Area Development and Fundraising
Posting Open Date 04/11/2024
Application Deadline 04/25/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Assistant Director of Volunteer Engagement
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20063252
Vacancy ID NF0008047
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
FTE 1
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Based on qualifications/experience, internal equity, and departmental budget restrictions.
Proposed Start Date 05/27/2024

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
University Development’s purpose is to support the mission of the university by raising private resources to enhance financial support for students, faculty, programs, and facilities. University Development provides leadership and centralized services to all development offices throughout the University, serving as a focal point for annual giving, application development and IT support; campaign management; constituent programs; corporate and foundation relations; donor relations; gift planning; gift services; industry relations; marketing/communications; parents giving; principal gifts; prospect management, research and analytics; regional programs; scholarships and student aid; talent management; university events; and volunteer engagement.
Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University. The organization’s collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university.
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Position Summary
This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of Volunteer Engagement, the Assistant Director of Volunteer Engagement helps support the goals of the University through University Development’s outreach and involvement with alumni and friends in North Carolina and across the country. Other objectives of this position include generating a broader understanding of the important contributions the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill makes throughout the world, and especially in North Carolina, through the active involvement and support of alumni and friends.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required (or foreign degree equivalent) with related experience. For positions with responsibility for direct solicitation of gifts and funds, a minimum of 1 year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience is required.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Must be self-motivated, proactive, creative, and extremely organized with great attention to detail and able to multitask and prioritize a great number of tasks/projects each day often in a fast-paced environment interacting with a wide range of people. This individual must have excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills. This individual must be able to work relatively independently on many projects. This position demands excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, administrative skills, and willingness to stay on top of the latest upgrades. Must have a valid driver’s license. Ability to travel and work some evenings and weekends.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Knowledge of the University and its physical campus. Experience working in a higher education institution or non-profit.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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