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Job Offer: Senior Program Coordinator/Writer-Foundation Relations:Iowa State University

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Senior Program Coordinator/Writer-Foundation Relations

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This position does not accept on-line applications. Please follow the Application Instructions.

Posting Details
Posting Number 800234
Working Title Senior Program Coordinator/Writer-Foundation Relations
Advertised Employing Department Iowa State University Foundation
Appointment Type Affiliates
Base of Employment Affiliates
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Pay Frequency Monthly
Proposed Start Date 01/02/2019
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Summary of tasks and Responsibilities
Ready to use your workday to contribute to something greater? Join the Iowa State University Foundation in its charge to move the university forward through philanthropy, helping thousands reach new levels of greatness. This is the place for the next change-agent - you!
In this function, You Will?
•Write and edit proposals, letters of inquiry/intent and other solicitation materials, including budgets and attachments for a variety of programs and projects all over the university.
•Serve as a point of contact for development activities with foundations and provide assistance to university staff and faculty.
•Utilize your communication and research expertise to identify prospects and programs with potential to support Iowa State priorities and lead faculty and staff through solicitation process.
•Develop strategies to achieve goals. You will effectively translate creative ideas into action by writing proposals tied to the priority needs of the university.
•Build relationships with faculty and staff for the purposes of identifying promising programs, research and priorities and assist in develop strategies for securing philanthropic support.
•Collaborate with ISU Foundation staff members and assist with ISU Foundation special events and activities as needed.
•supervise a small portfolio of Foundation Relations prospects and donors.
Required Education and practice
To Be prosperous, You Will Need?
•Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years professional practice. You must also have demonstrable expertise in persuasive speaking and influencing others.
•Excellent verbal and written expertise with the capability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences. Your solid proposal writing and editing expertise will be fully utilized in this function.
•Project management expertise with the capability to multi-task and manage multiple initiatives with independence, creativity and effectiveness.
•Strong computer expertise and practice with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook). practice with databases and spreadsheets is desired.
•Commitment to confidentiality and discretion.
•Strong team orientation, a dedicated work ethic and a positive and professional attitude. You will also need a high-level customer-service focus.
•expertise of university systems preferred.
•Creativity, patience, a sense of humor and a belief in our organizational mission of: Aligning donor passion and generosity to advance Iowa State University's land grant ideals.
Preferred Education and practice
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Department/Program & College Description
Your Next Career Move forward?
As a member of our Foundation Relations team, you will have the opportunity to play a key function in the fundraising success of Iowa State University. Working each day to connect donors' philanthropic interests with campus priorities, you will blend your professional expertise, project management, proposal writing expertise and talent with philanthropic strategies.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
The Iowa State University Foundation has a prosperous history in fundraising and is in the midst of a $1.5 billion comprehensive campaign. This position will join a high-performing team of more than 130 who are excited to enrich Iowa State University through public and private support. The ISU Foundation has been acexpertised from multiple publications as a top place to work.
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We Can Help You Move forward?
You've put in a lot of work to get where you are today, and now you're ready to utilize your unique expertise, talents and personality to achieve even more. Make the next step count - move forward with us!
To apply, visit our Careers page on our website and include the following items:
•Cover letter with income requirements
•Three professional references' names and contact information
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All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
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Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, discapability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email E-Mail:

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Job Location: Ames, Iowa
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Post Date: 11/08/2018 / Viewed 3 times
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