Assoc. Director of Institutional Advancement, Sy Syms and Undergraduat @ Yeshiva University

Assoc. Director of Institutional Advancement, Sy Syms and Undergraduat

Assoc. Director of Institutional Advancement, Sy Syms and Undergraduate Torah Studies

Job No: 495717

Work Type: Staff Full-time

Department: Institutional Advancement

Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY

Categories: Philanthropy

Position Summary:

Yeshiva University is seeking an independent, motivated advancement professional for the role of Sy Syms School of Business and Undergraduate Torah Studies Associate Director of Institutional Advancement. This position will support the IA efforts at both SSSB and the Undergraduate Torah programs. The Associate Director will support the Deans, Board of Overseers and Committees with responsibilities around annual giving, event management, engagement and fundraising initiatives. As both SSSB and UTS seek to engage new constituencies, alumni and stakeholders, the Associate Director will be proficient in best practices around engagement tactics, cultivating new donors, event planning and solicitations. As the Associate Director is part of the broader YU IA team, s/he will partner with the team to plan, develop, and implement a strategy that includes raising funds from parents, alumni and stakeholders.

Position Responsibilities:

Sy Syms School of Business:

• Support the SSSB Dean to ensure his success through cultivating new prospects for him to meet, assisting with his broader speaking calendar, help to plan SSSB events like ‘bootcamps'
• Help identify, steward and solicit SSSB parents and alumni and other potential donors
• Support the SSSB marketing efforts
• Foster relationships with specific Board members and Committee members
• Help to leverage Board relationships
• Work with current Board members to increase giving for particular projects and annual gifts

UTS/Stern Torah Studies:

• Partner with both deans to carry out solicitations
• Plan and see to finish alumni events
• Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 people including parents, alumni and stakeholders
• Analyze past successes, data and protocols in order to suggest and carry out initiatives in support of the Schools
• Liaison and partner with the larger YU IA team

Annual Metrics:

• 150-person portfolio
• 125 in-person visits (or Zoom calls)
• 250 contact reports on top of that
• 1 seven-figure solicitation, 6 six-figure solicitations, 10 five-figure solicitations

Experience & Educational Background:

• A Bachelor's degree
• At least five years of fundraising experience

Skills & Competencies:

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with impeccable attention to detail
• Curiosity about people and their philanthropic goals
• Collegiality when working with colleagues across the university
• Ability to work independently
• Knowledge of Yeshiva University, its undergraduate programs, and the Modern Orthodox community is a plus

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-09-17
  • Times this job has been viewed: 250 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Director of Development, Associate Director
  • Organization Type: University
Job Location
Yeshiva University
500 West 185th
New York , New York 10033


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