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Program Administrator

Hiring department Energy Mgt & Innov Ctr
Monthly salary $6,250 - $7,083+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 600PM
Posting number 17-08-24-01-0442
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the McCombs School of Business believes that diversity in our faculty, student, and staff populations is integral to our core purpose of educating leaders that create value for society. We welcome applicants from under-represented groups and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Austin, Texas-based position responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business (KBH Center) and developing a long-term strategy for expanding the Center's impact with a focus on developing a funding model for an annual symposium and other activities.

Essential Functions

Manage the day-to-day operations of the KBH Center. This includes working with KBH Center faculty to plan an annual distinguished lecture series, recruiting energy faculty in the law and business schools to participate in conferences and events, and overseeing the newsletter, website, and other communications of the KBH Center. Work with faculty and KBH Center board members to develop a long-term vision and strategic goals for the KBH Center. + Create, implement and oversee an alumni engagement strategy for the KBH Center while soliciting donations from individuals and corporations. Formulate a strategic, replicable vision for funding the annual symposium -- the KBH Center's flagship event -- and promoting it to the public, press, and the energy industry. With KBH Center leadership, co-manage an advisory board made up of alumni and university supporters and work with senior faculty and staff in the Business and Law Schools to identify and develop engagement opportunities for alumni. With the KBH Center leadership, develop a strategy for elevating the KBH Center's national profile. + Solicit donations from Law and Business School alumni and supporters. Cultivate relationships and maintain ongoing contact with targeted individuals through face-to-face visits, phone conversations, and written correspondence. Strategize, develop, and present case statements, proposals and agreements for individual gifts, endowments and planned giving opportunities in support of the KBH Center's priorities. Work with other Business and Law School development professionals and the University Development Office to coordinate development activities and projects in complete accordance with university development policies. Solicit major gifts from McCombs School of Business alumni and friends nationally. Cultivate relationships and maintain ongoing contact with targeted individuals through face-to-face visits, phone, email and written correspondence. Strategize, develop, and present case statements, proposals and agreements for individual gifts, endowments and planned giving opportunities in support of the McCombs School of Business funding initiatives. Carry a portfolio of prospective donors, meet metric goals for major gifts team, and maintain a system of documentation regarding number of contacts, proposals, and awards. Coordinate and collaborate with development associate on visit and travel planning. Work with other McCombs development professionals and the University Development Office to coordinate development activities and projects in complete accordance with university development policies

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

A minimum of (3) years of successful experience in managing and fundraising for an academic, nonprofit, or business enterprise. Experience with volunteer management and/or alumni engagement strategy. Experience in developing strategic plans and securing financial support from individuals, charitable foundations, and/or corporations. Excellent interpersonal skills and public speaking experience. Experience working with volunteer boards. Excellent and demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, work well under pressure, and manage details of several concurrent projects. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and polished demeanor. Experience with Microsoft Office. Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

A law degree or business degree. Knowledge of Texas philanthropists and philanthropy, five years of increasingly responsible experience with at least three years in individual major gifts fundraising or a combination of seven years of successful fund raising experience and successful experience in sales, marketing, business development, financial planning, or legal services. Knowledge of and experience working with the energy industry. Experience working with the press. Experience working in an academic setting.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Will require overnight and multi-day travel within Texas and nationally. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

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