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Position Description

Office of Human Resources

Position: Manager Advancement Operations
Reports To: Vice-President of Institutional Advancement
 
Job Description
Reporting to the Vice-President of Institutional Advancement, the Advancement Operations Manager’s primary role is to manage all advancement operations for the Office of Institutional Advancement including the management of our Donor Perfect donor database, oversee all gift processing, receipts and acknowledgment of contributions, and maintaining the integrity of donor financial and non-financial records.
 
This position will also oversee the general office management to include supervising student workers, staffing front desk attendants, managing office operations and supplies.  The ideal candidate has experience in managing databases, excellent analytical skills, and is organized and able to multitask; proficiency with donor database systems, social media and budget tracking. Windows operating environment, Microsoft Office Suite expertise required.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of executing successful projects and experiences for a variety of audiences; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Required Skills & Abilities:
*Excellent written and verbal communications skills
*Demonstrated project management, event management, and leadership skills
 
 
*Proficient in MS Office suite and fundraising databases; familiarity with social media platforms and online communications
*Experience with social media platform development and technical ability to develop digital content for social media
*Professional presence and demeanor; ability to lead by influencing
*Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement
*Demonstrated strategic planning and tactical execution ability; demonstrated ability to direct outside business partners and service providers/vendors
*Excellent organization skills and the ability to keep multiple projects moving forward simultaneously
*Proven track record of building collaborative relationships within a complex organization.
*Comprehensive understanding of higher education issues, politics, and decision-making.
*Results-oriented, facts-driven, with high energy and drive, a positive attitude, and excellent listening skills. Ability to work
Preferred:
*Understanding of higher education priorities and working knowledge of higher education external relations and communications
*Experience in the planning and execution of constituent, alumni and prospective donor events
 
To Apply:
 
Visit www.miles.edu/careers or mail a letter of interest, resume and references to the address below by December 1, 2017 to:
 
Miles College
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 39800
Birmingham, AL 35208