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Development Funds Associate

Job Description

TITLE: Development Funds Associate

JOB CODE: 9212



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 7

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 25,620.00
midpoint 32,280.00
maximum 38,940.00

PURPOSE: To manage and determine overall strategy and operation of the annual direct mail and telephone solicitation campaign. To obtain annual support of alumni, parents and friend of the University. Responsible for management of annual fund campaign, supervision recruitment hiring, and training of telemarketers. Identify potential major donor prospects for further cultivation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Formulates strategies for accomplishing the objectives of the annual direct mail and telephone fundraising campaign. Determines fundraising projections for each target constituency and develops a reliable system to ensure that pledges are fulfilled. Recruits and interviews approximately 500 students per campaign in order to hire and retain approximately 35-40 student workers at all times. Supervises and trains student telemarketers. Runs approximately 65-70 telemarketing sessions per campaign. Supervises Development Assistant in all responsibilities, including daily statistical reports, preparation and submission of payroll, and monitoring of inventory and budget expenditures.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimal direction from the Director of Development. Final results are largely appraised with respect to attainment of assigned goals. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision of Development Funds Assistant and assigned student workers with authority to hire and terminate as needed.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years experience in telemarketing including one-year experience in supervision organizing and directing an annual telemarketing campaign. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Use of personal computer and standard office machines. Accuracy in all phases of woks. Organizational skills and detailed oriented for accurate records. Usual office setting. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security/sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.