• Associate Director of Scholarship Stewardship

    Miami University
    Job Description

    Associate Director of Scholarship Stewardship

    Job no: 496540
    Department: Stewardship
    Location: Oxford, OH
    Work type: Salary Staff
    Categories: Fund Raising, Development, Alumni
    Status: Full Time
    Temporary: No
    Website: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496540

    Job Title: Associate Director of Scholarship Stewardship
    Job Summary:

    The Associate Director of Scholarship Stewardship is responsible for all aspects of stewardship for scholarship donors and their funds. This role provides strategic management of scholarship funds awarded by Miami University’s Office of Student Financial Assistance. This position is also responsible for communication and engagement of scholarship donors in partnership with the Office of Donor Relations. Scholarship donors represent the single largest segment of past major donors at Miami, and this role leads the effort to implement creative and proactive approaches to connect donors with their scholarship recipients and to express the life-changing impact of donor scholarships.

    Duties/Physical Demands:

    • Communicates with scholarship donors to inform them of scholarship recipients, resolve criteria problems, and answer questions about the awarding process.
    • Manages scholarship donor reporting, which includes review and distribution of more than 3,600 student thank you letters to 1,200 donors.
    • Works with the Senior Director of Compliance and Gift Processing to ensure that the Office of Student Financial Assistance awards scholarships appropriately according to the specific criteria determined by the donor.
    • Serves as liaison to internal and external university partners, resolving various scholarship issues such as difficult-to-award criteria with development officers, divisional deans, and department chairs.
    • Coordinates stewardship events that enable scholarship donors to meet their student recipients.
    • Collaborates with the Office of Donor Relations to identify and execute meaningful opportunities to engage high-level scholarship donors.
    • Assists in the development of gift agreements for new scholarship gifts and ensures that all new scholarship master files are correct and complete.
    • Assists Senior Director of Compliance and Gift Processing on a variety of other projects as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum of one year of relevant experience

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of Banner computer systems.
    • Experience working in higher education.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Attention to detail
    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.

    EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
    Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
    As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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    A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

    For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

    Advertised: 06 Feb 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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