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Philanthropy Officer
The Philanthropy Officer will play a critical role in increasing donor support and acts as an ambassador for the Kean University Foundation. Responsibilities include: new donor identification, cultivation and stewardship of existing donors to increase overall retention and giving levels, and where assigned, relationship management between donors and other staff who work with them. Goal is to secure $250,000 in philanthropic support during the initial year, and $750,000 annually thereafter.

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Annual Giving Officer
The Annual Giving Officer is responsible for providing support to the Senior Director of Annual Giving for the Kean University Foundation’s frontline fundraising team. Primary responsibilities include planning, supporting, and executing a comprehensive annual fund and annual giving program.

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Associate Director of Stewardship & Donor Relations
The Associate Director of Stewardship & Donor Relations is responsible for designing, implementing, and direction an integrated and comprehensive donor relations and stewardship program that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction and connection with and recognition of donors at all levels. The Associate Director is a forward-thinking, innovative and energetic professional with proven success in donor engagement and stewardship, capable of developing and orchestrating the implementation of a multi-year plan to advance institutional efforts.

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Assistant Director of Development Operations
The Assistant Director of Development Operations serves as the primary processor of gifts and acknowledgments. This position is crucial to the Stewardship of the Foundation’s donors and will directly impact the Foundation’s ability to grow its donor base and conduct a capital campaign.

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The Kean University Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, sexual or affectional preference, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, age, disability, pregnancy or lactating mother status, marital or domestic status, military or veteran status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information or testing, or any other legally protected status. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment. The Foundation will make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation imposes an undue hardship on operations. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please notify the Chief Operating Officer.