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Assistant Director of Advancement Services

Stockton University
Absecon, NJ 08205
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    141550801

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The Universitys commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

The Assistant Director of Advancement Services oversees the Foundation Scholarship management process. The Assistant Director provides proactive and directed prospect research to identify potential donors, volunteers, and engaged community members. The Assistant Director will provide stewardship to donors effectively communicating the University and Foundations appreciation and gratitude for their support. This position will interact and provide assistance to donors, students, recipients, applicants, parents, and University employees.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.



Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current rsum
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stocktons Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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  • Proficiency and knowledge of Banner Advancement Forms or other similar software and efficient in updating Banner constituent data
  • Serve as subject matter expert on Blackbaud scholarship management software or another similar software
  • Review and interpret applicable principles, federal and state laws and regulations regarding public institution distribution and management of Foundation Scholarships
  • Train Scholarship Selection Committee and other campus partners on use of Foundation Scholarship Management software
  • Assist with the determination and identification of Foundation Scholarships awarded annually and prepared relevant correspondence
  • Assist donors, parents, students and prospective students with inquiries
  • Ensure the distribution of scholarship award letters
  • Provide a high level of stewardship to constituents including the distribution of annual donor appreciation letters and endowed statements
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of the Annual Scholarship Recognition Dinner
  • Execute, prepare and distribute technically sound accurate and informative reports from Banner and other reporting tools
  • Assist in the process of new fund creation
  • Provide prospect research as identified by the Associate Chief Development Officer or other designated authority
  • Identify and streamline scholarship processes and update Foundation Scholarship website and Scholarship Management software timely, as needed
  • Actively test Banner upgrades and changes
  • Serves on ad hoc committees and/or participates in other college events
  • Attends and/or represents Stockton University at conferences, meetings, seminars and to the public as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Support Stockton Universitys diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and two years job related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Must have excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and to work well under pressure
  • Job requires proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Access, OU Campus as well as complete command of internet navigation and research
  • This job requires strong interpersonal skills along with excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate effectively by telephone. Must demonstrate professional demeanor and confidentiality in all aspects of work including dealing with donors, co-workers and public

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer work experience in one or more of the following areas: Banner (Advancement Module), accounting, business, university environment






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Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-15

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