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Annual Giving Student Associate

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Annual Giving Student Associate
Posting Number
Job Type Student
Work-Study/Non Work-Study Work-Study
Hours Variable - up to 20 hours per week (CANNOT work more than 20 hours per week with all combined KC employment while classes are in session)
Pay Rate $9.90 per hour

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Annual Giving Student Associate is responsible for assisting Keuka College in reaching its annual fundraising goals through donor engagement opportunities. Work hours are Sunday to Thursday 5-9 p.m. for 6-8 weeks during fall semester and Sunday to Thursday 5-9 p.m. for 2-4 weeks during spring semester.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Inform Keuka College alumni and parents/families about campus events, news, enhancements, and initiatives:
    - Professionally communicate KC’s mission and priorities
    - Confirm and update address and employment information
    - Thank donors for previous support of the College
    - Ask alumni and parents/families to make a gift to the College by credit card or pledge
    - Share information about the College, including on-campus and off-campus alumni events
  • Complete Phonathon forms accurately and legibly.
  • Handle all forms of information with extreme confidentiality.
  • Serve as an ambassador by establishing an open and engaging line of communication between Keuka College and its supporters.
  • Work with other Annual Giving Student Associates in a team-oriented environment to further the development of the Keuka College Phonathon Program.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Keuka College, its programs, policies and procedures in a positive and professional manner. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork.
  • Attend provided/necessary trainings and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required.
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Keuka College mission, vision and values and adhering to institutional policies.
  • Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by management.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Eligible for a Federal work-study award or Keuka College work-study award.
  2. Keuka College student in the traditional undergraduate on-campus program.
  3. Must be reliable, energetic, an articulate communicator, and work well within a group setting.
  4. Courteous, enthusiastic, conversant, and involved on-campus. Networking and relationship building experience is also key.
  5. Previous fundraising, telemarketing, customer service, or sales experience is a plus, but not a requirement.
  6. Must be able to commit to a minimum of two (2) shifts per pay period and understand that unexcused absences will not be tolerated.
  7. Arrive on time and with a positive attitude to scheduled calling sessions.
  8. Knowledgeable and passionate about Keuka College.
  9. Good time management skills.
  10. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  11. Understand and behave with a high level of integrity and complete confidentiality at all times.
  12. Ability to be sensitive to and respond to needs/concerns of students, faculty, college staff and the public.
  13. Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Physical Requirements
  • Evening and weekend hours required – Must be available Sunday to Thursday 5-9 p.m. for 6-8 weeks during fall semester and Sunday to Thursday 5-9 p.m. for 2-4 weeks during spring semester.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Detail Information

Position Start Date 09/03/2017
Position End Date 05/01/2018
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Letter(s) of Recommendation