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Engagement and Philanthropy Officer

Felician University
Job Location:
Lodi, New Jersey
Development and Fundraising

Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced development professional to join our dynamic advancement team as an Engagement and Philanthropy Officer! The EPO is responsible for engaging current and prospective supporters of assigned Schools within the University, developing gift and partnership solicitations, cultivating new and assigned prospects, stewardship and developing and executing special events to engage donors and partnerships. S/he is accountable for creating opportunities to support the University’s academic and program priorities among alumni, donors, parents and external funding partners.

Position Type:

Full time, 12-month, Exempt


University Advancement

Date Posted:

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree required


3+ years’ of related fundraising , alumni engagement or external relations experience; 2+ years’ experience with project management; intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office and 365 applications; well-developed written and verbal communications skills; proven presentation skills, ability to communicate vision and content to diverse constituencies, including but not limited to students, staff, faculty, potential donors and other external stakeholders; demonstrated enthusiasm, energy and passion for the support and promotion of opportunities at the University; strong collaborative skills, ability to develop, foster and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external partners; demonstrated success in team building; ability to multi-task and adapt expediently to changing priorities and conditions; ability to maintain emotional balance and effectively address unusual and/or unexpected situations during the course of work; “can do” assertive philosophy; willingness and ability to support and promote the Felician Franciscan mission and values of the University.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for (two) 2 professional references electronically to the Office of the Vice President or via USPS to:

Ms. Carol Martinez, Office of the Vice President

University Advancement

Felician University

1 Felician Way

Rutherford, New Jersey 07070


Commensurate with experience.

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