Director of the Annual Fund, Cheyney University

Posted by on September 22, 2006


Cheyney University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for the position of Director of the Annual Fund.

The primary responsibilities of the director include, but are not limited to, planning, coordinating and implementing a comprehensive annual giving program. The campaign must include direct mail, phonathon, parent campaign, senior class gift campaign, and faculty and staff solicitations. Additional responsibilities include gathering, recording and analyzing information on current and future donor prospects and developing in-depth profiles, lists of potential prospects, and determining the financial ability for potential donors. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with all members of the advancement team in support of meeting fund raising goals. In addition, financial information and trends must be continuously upgraded and reports generated to support the university fundraising goals.

The ideal candidate possesses a bachelor?s degree and five years of direct experience in the management of an annual fund campaign, in prospect research and the ability to document previous success. Extensive knowledge of fund raising strategies, current trends in philanthropy, relational databases and superior technology skills are essential. Strong communication skills (both written and oral) are required.

Cheyney offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and a complete benefits package.

Please submit a resume with cover letter, sealed official transcript of highest degree earned, and three recent professional letters of reference to:

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Office of Human Resources
Director of the Annual Fund Search
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 200
Cheyney, PA 19319-0200

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be processed.


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