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CC40 - Alumni/Development Manager II

Band 7  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs a major comprehensive alumni/development program at an institution of higher learning.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

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.)

Plans, directs and administers a comprehensive alumni relations or development program through the management of fund-raising professionals engaged in annual, long-range or deferred-giving activities.
Solicits gifts continuously through various media resources.
Develops and monitors programs designed to solicit funds from various national and international sources.
Develops programs designed to obtain business, industry and foundation support of and participation in the total campus development program.
Plans and coordinates meetings to foster development of local alumni clubs.
Plans and coordinates class reunions and related alumni programs.
Contacts prospective donors by means of mail, telephone, personal contact and other means; solicits deferred gifts through life income trusts, life estates, annuities and life insurance.

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 principles and procedures pertaining to professional fund-raising activities.
Knowledge of federal and state tax laws as they apply to charitable giving and charitable trusts.
Knowledge of journalistic and public relations methods and procedures for planning and conducting large-scale fund-raising activities.
Knowledge of practices related to grant funding from state and federal sources.
Knowledge of university goals and objectives.
Ability to relate alumni and development programs to university goals and objectives.
Ability to supervise and coordinate the activities of a professional and executive-level staff.
Ability to establish good working relationships with alumni, businesses, students, media, faculty and other potential donors to the university.
Ability to interpret and apply tax laws as they relate to charitable giving.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree and experience in a related field.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and three years experience in a related field.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to view computer monitor for long periods. (Continuous)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Ability to work odd shifts as required.
Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.


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