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Job Description

Position Description Summary:
Under supervision of the Associate Director of Development for the Library, the External Relations Coordinator will assist in Library development activities in direct coordination with UNH Advancement including coordinating stewardship communications, annual giving content, and event management. The position will work closely with colleagues in the Library with a dotted line of responsibility to the Assistant Dean of the Library.

This is a 50% time (20 hours week), one year position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Establish, implement and maintain comprehensive donor acknowledgement program for Library supporters;
• Working with the Associate Director of Development, assist in the identification of potential donors;
• With Advancement colleagues in the Annual Fund, coordinate and provide support for Library annual fundraising efforts (e.g. “603 Challenge”)
• In cooperation with campus partners (Advancement, other schools and colleges) collaboratively support the planning, management and execution of approved alumni and donor focused Library fundraising events;
• In coordination with Advancement CPA and with review by the Library’s Associate Director of Development, assist in drafting and producing fundraising materials (both print and electronic – e.g. case statement, brochures, social media, donor event invitations) and other fundraising communications as assigned;
• Other related duties as assigned.

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

Desired Qualifications, Abilities and Traits:
• Development experience preferred;
• Judgment and Confidentiality – This role has limited decision making capacity and the person must exercise judgment in bringing sensitive matters to the attention of the Dean, Assistant Dean and/or Associate Director of Development to ensure proposed solutions are endorsed before implementation;
• Understanding of the unique dynamics in engaging and communicating with donors in a University context;
• Creativity in engaging potential and current donors;
• Knowledge of and experience in social media;
• Collaborative colleague with strong interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Ability to present to and communicate with individuals, small and large groups effectively;
• Familiarity with office operations to support development (e.g. databases, fundraising software and electronic spreadsheet knowledge);
• Event planning experience;
• Flexibility in times of change;
• Ability to prioritize busy workload.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE .5
Salary Information

$15/hr, non-benefitted

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0057FY17
Open Date 03/08/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Vita
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
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