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Assistant Director of Annual and Affinity Giving

Moravian University
Job Location:
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Development and Fundraising

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direction of the Director of Annual and Affinity Giving


POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Annual and Affinity Giving is responsible for increasing annual philanthropic support for the annual funds of Moravian University and Theological Seminary. This position will focus on affinity giving, consistent giving, and recurring giving, while building relationships across campus and with alumni, and developing a best-in-class reunion giving program.


  • Assist with the development and implementation of annual giving strategies that will meet or exceed established goals for unrestricted and restricted annual gifts and alumni participation.
  • Develop and oversee a high-performing, high-engagement peer solicitor network consisting of reunion classes, consistent and recurring giving donors, and affinity groups.
  • Cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of 50 assigned annual giving prospects while identifying those who might be cultivated for larger gifts.
  • Develop and implement strategies for retention and growth of the Main Street Society (consistent giving), recurring giving donors, and affinity groups such as the Music Alliance and Friends of Reeves Library.
  • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned by the Director of Annual and Affinity Giving.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required. Must have the ability to recruit, motivate and train volunteers as well as work independently with minimal supervision. The position demands strong interpersonal and organizational skills, excellent verbal and written skill, and a desire and ability to work with and through others to achieve agreed upon goals. Requires a team player who can multitask and work under firm deadlines. Computer literacy including internet competency as well as experience with Microsoft Office and Google applications, particularly database applications, word processing and spreadsheets, is essential. Ability to work evenings and occasional weekends.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to the online application by clicking "Apply Now". Please attach documents as a PDF file.

Link to our DEI Action Plan:

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso

Executive Director for Equity & Compliance (Title IX Coordinator)

210 Colonial Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 861-1529

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics: 

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

108 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at

Please visit to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions and outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.  
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