CC30 - Alumni/Development Manager I
General Nature of Work:
Directs one or more major program areas in alumni/development at an institution of higher learning.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class is used for alumni/development program positions responsible for one or more complex programs where extensive latitude exists for program direction and policy development.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Directs, coordinates and establishes priorities for development, deferred gifts and estate planning, annual giving, or alumni relations to accomplish institutional objectives.
Develops and implements procedures for controlling record systems.
Develops programs designed to obtain business, industry and foundation support of and participation in the campus development program.
Researches and contacts prospective donors; solicits deferred gifts through life income trusts, life estates, annuities and life insurance.
Directs alumni solicitation programs; determines frequency of contacts and modes of solicitation.
Develops promotional materials for use in alumni work.
Supervises alumni fund activities; provides technical assistance to a student alumni council.
Plans and organizes meetings to foster the development of local alumni clubs; formulates policy decisions and plans relating to development of local clubs; plans and organizes class reunions and related activities.
Conducts workshops to train leadership volunteers in fund-raising.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of development programs.
Knowledge of federal and state laws as they apply to charitable giving and charitable trusts.
Knowledge of institutional program goals and objectives.
Knowledge of effective sales techniques and means of contacting alumni, such as personal Knowledge of the principles and practices of management.
Ability to make effective presentations to individuals, groups, businesses and community interest groups.
Ability to supervise a staff.
Ability to establish good working relationships with alumni, students, businesses and the general public.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree and related experience in an area such as alumni/development activities.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and two years related experience in an area such as alumni/development activities.
MUSC Physical Requirements: