Associate Director/Director of Institutional Advancement for Yeshiva C @ Yeshiva University

Associate Director/Director of Institutional Advancement for Yeshiva C

Associate Director/Director of Institutional Advancement for Yeshiva College and Stern College

Job No: 495721

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 Yeshiva College and Stern College Director or Associate Director of Institutional Advancement. (The level of the role will be commensurate with candidate's experience.) This person will manage YC/Stern philanthropic efforts, including annual giving, Board management, campaign planning, related engagement and fundraising initiatives. The Associate Director will partner with the YU IA team to plan, develop, and implement a strategy around parts of the Yeshiva University undergraduate colleges that includes raising funds from parents, alumni and stakeholders.

Position Responsibilities:

YC and Stern Boards Team Strategy:

• Manage philanthropic efforts of both the Yeshiva and Stern College Boards on annual and multiyear fundraising strategies, identifying, cultivating and soliciting new donors
• Manage the execution of Board Meetings, including setting agenda with the Chairman of the Board and the Dean
• Build relationship with Board members
• Work with current Board members to increase giving for particular projects and annual gifts.
• Help identify parents/alumni and potential donors and other potential donors with capacity, and work with and identify potential funding possibilities with these constituencies
• Meet with Dean Karen Bacon bi-monthly. Help get the dean in front of donors when applicable
• Work with Dean Bacon to identify appropriate funding opportunities at all levels for board members and other potential donors and stakeholders
• Manage a portfolio including parents, alumni and stakeholders
• Analyze past successes, data and protocols in order to suggest and carry out initiatives that cause Yeshiva College and Stern College to function best
• Liaison and partner with the larger YU IA team
• Portfolio of 150 people, made up of board members, and current donors, parents, alumni and stakeholders

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: 502 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Director of Development
  • Organization Type: University
Job Location
Yeshiva University
500 West 185th Street
New York , New York 10033


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