About American International College:
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.
- Meet regularly with prospective donors on and off campus to build enduring and trusting relationships between the prospects and the college. Schedule and fulfill 150 visits per year with alumni, parents and friends of American International College.
- Solicit alumni, parents, and friends for annual gifts of $1,000 or more in support of American International College fundraising objectives. Conduct 100 gift solicitations in person or via phone/email (66% of visit total) per year on average for annual support of American International College.
- Collaborate with advancement leadership and research staff to identify, cultivate, and solicit annual gifts.
- Manage and supervise the input of appropriate assigned prospect information in the Raiser’s Edge database.
- Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Annual Giving
- Required Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree
- Preferred Field of Expertise: Minimum of one year of sales, solicitation experience
- Ability to develop verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to individuals and small groups.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community
- Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment
- Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others
- Interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with faculty, prospects, donors, and/or volunteers in a wide range of roles
This is a full-time, twelve-month, exempt-level, benefits-eligible position. Normal office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., flexible to the needs of the department, and will require occasional evening and weekend work along with consistent day trip travel within the New England region. Occasional out-of-region travel will be required.
AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
With limited exceptions, all AIC employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. See the complete policy by clicking here.
Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.
- Brief cover letter
- Current resume
- Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)
Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.