St. Lawrence University Associate Director/Senior Associate Director of Advancement Operations in Canton, New York

Position Information

Position Title Associate Director/Senior Associate Director of Advancement Operations

FLSA Exempt

Primary Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement Operations (EDAO), the person in this position contributes to the ongoing success of the division in its mission to maximize philanthropy to St. Lawrence by assisting in the planning, building, managing, and assessing its operating, and administrative systems.

Primary duties include but are not limited to: • Investigate, develop, implement and manage new assessment tools, benchmarking strategies, and return on investment metrics; monitor data, interpret findings, and make recommendations to the EDAO • Work collaboratively with divisional leaders and the Office of Communications to ensure the University Advancement website is designed and presented in accordance with SLU standards and provides an exceptional experience for alumni and friends • Coordinate and plan training programs, focusing on both information systems as well as administrative processes • Assist with monitoring division-wide progress towards goals through a collaborative process with Advancement colleagues, direct workflow on major project, and evaluates individual and division-wide results to ensure that objectives and operating requirements are met and coincide with the needs and mission of the University • Coordinate recruiting, onboarding, and training functions for the University Advancement division • Overall responsibility for documenting procedures that impact TRE user community and users of other UA administrative systems

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required • Five years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience • Superior organizational, verbal and written communications skills • Working knowledge of computer applications, including Windows, PowerPoint, Excel, and scheduling software

Preferred Qualifications

Status (FT, PT, Seasonal, Temp) Full-time (12 months)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00532

Desired Start Date

Open Date (to accept applications)

Close Date (date applications will not be considered)

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested and qualified applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, and a statement in which you address how you will support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application. Professional reference contact information should be provided in the application form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Resume

  • Diversity Statement

Optional Documents