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Program Manager - Manhattan

Company: Kansas State University Foundation
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Job Description:


Level ManagementJob Location Kansas State University Foundation - Manhattan, KSPosition Type Full TimeKansas State University Foundation is K-State's strategic partner for philanthropy. We inspire and guide philanthropy toward university priorities to boldly advance K-State. Foundation staff members work in close partnership with university administrators, deans and faculty to secure charitable contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations to support identified priorities for the university and K-State 2025. Gifts received through the foundation fund undergraduate and graduate student scholarships, establish faculty chairs and professorships, provide college and departmental support, and enhance the campus infrastructure. After the money is raised, it must be prudently managed. This function is managed by foundation staff members who work under the guidance of an advisory committee of trustees.KSU Foundation supports the K-State 2025 vision by:

  • Leading the $1.4 billion-- Innovation and Inspiration Campaign --for K-State
  • Supporting economic development in our local economy through our-- K-State Research Park and K-State Office Park
  • Promoting a culture of philanthropy on campus through K-State Proud and-- K-State Student Foundation Want to learn more?-- Read about philanthropic achievements at K-StateJob DetailsAre you looking for a greater impact in your work?
    Are you goal-oriented?
    Do you like mentoring and training others?The KSU Foundation seeks an individual who loves leading a rock-star sales team to manage our student call center. The ideal candidate brings a positive nature, passion for great customer service and a knack for data analysis to this role. In this job, the manager coaches student callers to achieve nightly goals as they call our generous alumni. This role is metric driven so the ability to break down production goals and coach the team to reach them will be keys to the manager's success. In addition to coaching and hitting metrics, the manager will recruit strategically to keep the call center running on all cylinders. A balance of operational rigor, autonomy and leadership opportunity make this a great next role for someone interested in being part of a high-achieving organization.-- The KSU Foundation is a certified Great Place to Work so the manager must cultivate an engaging, welcoming and fun culture within the call center. We know that a highly engaged team gets things done!-- We?re looking for a leader who is dedicated to providing our callers with a great work experience and our donors with a personalized calling experience. After all, this is the K-State Family we are talking to. Our manager will collaborate with a team of fundraising professionals to boldly advance K-State.
    • Coach--a team of K-State students to achieve fundraising goals
    • Provide leadership with a balance of operations, autonomy and donor-first practices
    • Manage goals (nightly, weekly, and monthly), calling schedules, and labor hours
    • Develop a team of high-performing, donor-centric student callers who love their jobs and get things done Expand your work experience from retail sales management, measuring performance, high volume recruiting and training, and imagine where your career could be if you were part of something bigger. Join us! We think you'd look great in purple.Requirements:-- -- -- -- ----
      • Bachelor?s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education required.
      • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience in a call center, retail, or similar environment.
      • Experience with recruitment, training, scheduling, shift management, and other general HR knowledge.
      • Knowledge of recruiting techniques (cold calling, internet sourcing, social media, pipeline building) and employment branding.
      • Proven ability to utilize leadership skills, independent judgment, maturity, diplomacy, and strong interpersonal skills through verbal and written means.
      • Ability to prioritize and organize projects and plans to deliver results.
      • Ability to meet deadlines and follow through on projects.
      • Service oriented approach with the ability to listen and translate the needs of the donor into action.
      • Experience analyzing data and setting goals.
      • A valid motor vehicle operator's license and acceptable driving record required. Hours of Work:
        • Sunday through Thursday evening calling sessions. Specific calling sessions subject to change based on program needs.
        • Monday through Friday modified in-office hours. Desired Skills & Experience:--------------------------------------------------------------------
          • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
          • Driven and hard working.
          • Basic understanding of employment laws.
          • Passion and enthusiasm for the university, the mission of the foundation and the various programs and campaigns.
          • Comfortable with use of computer based software programs, including applicant tracking systems.

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