Dir Endowments & Honors - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

Unfortunately, this job is expired as of 12/4/2015.

To continue in your search through the appropriate job categories, click either Administrative Staff, Higher Education Executives, Faculty, Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants, . You can also utilize "guess-free" keyword search tools with up to eight pre-defined criteria. Search for and Apply to academic postings directly from the site. Post your background either confidentially or overtly. Stand out and be discovered!

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

Similar Opportunities Exist in the Following Categories

Detailed Job Description

The Director of Endowments & Special Recruitment is responsible for managing the income from the College's endowment accounts including scholarship awards, reconciliation and tracking of account activity. This position will work with the Dean and major donors to cultivate and recruit VIP prospects.

Additional Department Summary:

This position manages the income from the College's 500+ endowment accounts (appx $55 million in endowments). This position directs 23 program and department chairs and their staff on appropriate management of accounts and stewardship. It also represents the Office of the Dean to donors and prospective donors regarding policies and procedures of endowment management and provides consultation on developing endowment parameters. A significant portion of this position is dedicated to specialized and personalized recruitment visits and advising sessions for the College's most attractive candidates and their parents. Along with the Assistant Dean for Student Services, this position will likewise work with the College's 22 departments to recruit "VIP" student prospects.This position also manages the College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors, a group of 25 selected students who represent the College at special events and conduct service and outreach projects for the College. This includes conducting the annual selection process for Ambassadors (call for and screening of applications, organizing the selection committee, overseeing interviews); organizing the annual, off-campus weekend training retreat; holding monthly, evening planning meetings and social gatherings of the group; scheduling Ambassadors to work over 40 College events throughout the year, and overseeing Ambassador service projects. This position also assists the Dean with writing letters of recommendation for undergraduate students within the college.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and at least five years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of standard practices in endowment/scholarship management and financial aid. Familiarity with higher ed endowment management databases. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 32614.44 Midpoint - $ 47299.20

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Dean's Office Arts and Sciences
  • Dir Endowments & Honors
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Financial Aid
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter