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Director of Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement Office Manager

Morris College
Sumter, SC Full-time
Posted on February 9, 2020

Morris College, a private four year Liberal Arts College in Sumter, South Carolina, is seeking to fill the following position(s):

Director of Institutional Advancement

RESPONSIBILITIES: To provide leadership and strategic planning for alumni and alumni chapters to enhance dedication and support for Morris College. Coordinates all fund-raising activities and encourage online giving and utilization of employer’s matching gift programs. Build and establish alumni chapters and assist with implementing their programs and activities. Assist Enrollment Management in involving alumni with the recruiting process. Prepares, edits and distributes e-newsletters and other publications for alumni as well as prepare monthly and annual plan of action for alumni affairs. Maintain and manage the current alumni database and prepare status reports of alumni and alumni chapters.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a Bachelor’s degree. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required, with public speaking skills preferred. Excellent leadership skills with vision to encourage positive relationships.

Institutional Advancement Office Specialist

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Office of Institutional Advancement to include Alumni Relations, Communication Director and Church Relations with all clerical administrative duties. Prepare, write and edit letters, memos and emails to financial donors and external stakeholders. Performs general office management duties to include departmental purchases, equipment, travel, daily programs and activities. Create and manage the fundraising database.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree is required. Customer service experience coupled with a strong sense of discretion and professionalism. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must have excellent interpersonal, time management and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to professionally create, edit and review letters and all  correspondences.

Morris College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.