Associate Director of Annual Giving

Posted on 12/20/2021

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky (UK) Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent project management skills for the position of Associate Director of Annual Giving. Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving is responsible for:

  • Managing all web solicitations, including UK’s annual 24-hour giving day, crowdfunding projects, and administration of our web giving platform.
  • Planning and implementing solicitations for the UK President’s Club, which recognizes annual gifts at the $1,000+ level
  • Planning and administration of stewardship for gifts to the UK President’s Club, Fund for UK, and UK Parents Fund, as well as first-time donor recognition.

A Bachelor’s Degree and four years of related experience are required. The ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative leader. The shift is Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Deadline to Apply: January 9, 2022

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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