The Assistant Director of Scholarship & Endowed Funds is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for Gonzaga University's endowment and scholarship funds designed to foster and nurture long-term, meaningful relationships between the University and its donors, and increase scholarship support. The Assistant Director will ensure that both the donor’s intent and the university’s needs are honored, and in agreement with University guidelines and procedures.
oBachelor's degree o5+ years of experience in fundraising or an equivalent client-focused and/or complex not-for-profit environment oA proven ability to find innovative solutions to issues and problems, exhibiting a can-do approach to developing solution strategies oMust possess exemplary interpersonal skills, and be able to interact with staff and management throughout the University, and external University constituents, in a prompt and professional manner, on a wide variety of development and advancement related issues oDemonstrated skill in the Microsoft office suite of programs oAbility to maintain confidentiality of information and data oDemonstrated leadership skills and proven ability to work in a collaborative environment oExcellent organization skills, with a demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage multiple demands, work under pressure, and meet deadlines with accuracy, speed, independent judgment, and minimal supervision. oExcellent writing/proofreading skills oThis position may require occasional evening and weekend work
Gonzaga University is a private four-year institution for higher education located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1877, the university continues to use their education model of educating their students as a whole person- mind, body, and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, and action and contemplation. Gonzaga is a nationally ranked univ...ersity and one of the top regional universities in the west. Home to over 7,800 students, Gonzaga offers a variety of undergraduate and master’s degrees, as well a Ph.D. and Juris Doctor through the school of law.