Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

first_imgMinimum Qualifications:A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree and/orcertification (CFRE, CRA) is advantageous. Demonstrated grantsmanagement, or related experience is desired with a minimum ofthree years, as well as documented competency in data tracking andanalysis, working with databases (Raiser’s Edge a plus) andspreadsheets, and knowledge of regulatory, technical, and financialrequirements for grants. The ideal candidate must possesswell-developed written and verbal communication skills. Acommitment to excellent job performance and teamwork is essential.The ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlineswhile cultivating relationships is critical to success. Occasionalevening and weekend work are required.Application Instructions:Please submit a cover letter, resume, list of three professionalreferences with contact information, and any required applicationforms.Review of applications will begin November 9, 2020.External Applicants: Please upload your resume on the QuickApply screen. Your application will automatically populate yourresume details, and you may verify and update data on the MyInformation page. Add your cover letter to the Resume/CVdocument upload section at the bottom of the My Experienceapplication page. You will not be able to modify yourapplication after you submit it. The My Experience pageis the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supportingdocument attachments . The online application form requires youprovide names and contact information for three professionalreferences.Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workdayaccount. Click Apply from the Open W&L Jobsreport. Attach your cover letter, resume, and list of threeprofessional references in the appropriate box. Refer to theJob Aid for additional guidance.Physical Requirements: Job Description:Reporting to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations,the Assistant Director is part of a team responsible for maximizingphilanthropic support from corporations and foundations as well asappropriate government sources through grant and contracts. Theprimary responsibility of this position is to facilitate fullpre-award and post-award operations in the CFR Office that willcontribute to the successful submission of proposals, optimalstewardship of grantors, and diligent tracking and reporting ofsolicitation and award metrics.University Development is committed to the development of aninclusive environment and we strive to advance diverse perspectivesand approaches in carrying out the mission of Washington and LeeUniversity.Essential Functions: In collaboration with the Director, researches and investigatesprospects to profile targeted grantors for suitability fordesignated University projects, faculty scholarship or newrelationship development.Leads in grants website maintenance and routine updates to theGrants Opportunities Announcements for faculty scholarship. Workswith faculty and others in the Development Office torevise/add/update website material and resources that are mostuseful and timely to supporting faculty grantsmanship and thatsupport knowledge of and compliance with University policies.Maintains a portfolio of grantors that provide recurringresources to the University, including acknowledging anddistributing annual opportunities, facilitating the submission ofresponsive proposals, reporting and closeout for fundedprojects.As requested, may contribute to the development and writing ofproposals for corporate and foundation submissions. Workscollaboratively with the faculty and other colleagues to ensuresubmissions are complete and deadlines met.Leads in stewardship of active projects and grantors includingdeveloping high quality communications and reports for bothgrantors and internal audiences. Performs research to supportbriefings on specific grantors as requested by the Director and/orleadership, and in response to requests from grantors abouthistorical performance. Works with Donor Relations to ensure timelyreporting on endowments established/supported through Foundationsand consistency between CFR and Donor Relations reportingobligations.Leads in post-award administration, including assisting facultywith expenditure reconciliation and reporting, and communicatingwith the Business Office regarding project amendments, problemresolution and closeout.Collaborates with the Director on data-tracking and reporting,including ensuring that grants files are updated/maintained inRaiser’s Edge. Prepares and distributes (in varied formats)summaries and analyses of metrics as requested. Suggests metricsthat clearly indicate overall grants activity from year-to-year,and aid in the equitable comparison of CFR performance to that ofother fundraising efforts within Development.Assists the Director with standard grants administrative dutiesas necessary and requested. In particular, assures that policiesrelated to grants submissions and files are current and deployed asa part of daily operations, informs others regarding necessarycompliance to University policies and grantor regulations asappropriate, and suggests edits to current policies, procedures orforms, or new approaches when necessary for compliance orbeneficial to optimal grants operations for the University and theOffice of Corporate and Foundation Relations.Additional related duties as requested. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as inhandling.Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers andpalm.Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) ofthe wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Types of Work:Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionallyand/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly tolift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including thehuman body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobsare sedentary if walking and standing are required onlyoccasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.Schedule: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday, withoccasional evening and weekend hoursBenefit EligibleFLSA:ExemptWeekly Hours:35Minimum Pay:$56,863.00Pay commensurate with experience.Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives andbackgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to therecruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, andstaff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view,interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global anddiverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and workingenvironment for all through open and substantive dialogue.Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, weare interested in candidates who are committed to high standards ofscholarship, performance and professionalism and to the developmentof a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in ourfaculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements arerepresentative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skill, andabilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals withdisabilities to perform essential functions.last_img read more

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