Wilkes University
  • 01-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Alumni
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Employer paid life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition benefits, and more


Wilkes University invites applicants for a Director of Annual Fund in the Advancement Division. The Division of Advancement and Alumni Engagement provides alumni and friends with meaningful engagement opportunities which result in the investment of talents and resources in support of Wilkes University. We create exceptional partnership opportunities with the intention of directly benefiting the students we serve and the values inherent at Wilkes University. The Advancement division is responsible for the institution's relationships with individuals external to the University including alumni, parents, friends, foundations and businesses. Advancement is also responsible for the related philanthropic relationships with the University. You can learn more about the Advancement and Alumni Engagement division and our strong network by clicking here.

The successful candidate is responsible for the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program. The Director will maintain and develop a complex matrix of content for solicitations, online giving website and social media. The Director will focus on various aspects of direct mail solicitation, email, social media and other fundraising efforts by utilizing demographic analysis to determine the most effective communication practices. A BA or BS degree is required. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a university advancement unit. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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