Baylor University Senior Director for Donor Relations in Waco, Texas

Job Title Senior Director for Donor Relations

Position Type Professional

City Waco

State TX

Zip 76798


The Senior Director for Donor Relations is responsible for providing leadership to donor gift acknowledgement and donor recognition in support of the University’s fundraising and other external relations programs.

Job Duties

Required Education Bachelor's

Field of Study Academic discipline, administration, or related fields

Required Experience 3 years of relevant work

Other Required Qualifications

-Excellent oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills. -Strong listening skills. -Highly developed political acumen and demonstrate ability to act with tact and diplomacy. -Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining effective relationships with colleagues at all levels and across departments of a decentralized organization. -High level of integrity. -Project management experience. -Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. -Professional appearance and demeanor a must. -Management experience required to lead teams that support endowments and overall university-wide stewardship of donors. -All employees are expected to fully support Baylor’s mission to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. All employees of Baylor University are expected to fully support and contribute to the university’s mission.
-Ability to coordinate work with various teams across campus.

Preferred Education Master's

Preferred Field of Study

Preferred Experience 5 years of relevant work

Other Preferred Qualifications

-Fundraising knowledge. -Knowledge of Baylor’s fundraising programs, data bases that support them, policies of University Development. -Knowledge of the design and management of “gift societies.”

Part time/Full time Full Time

Avg Hours per Week 40

Work Hours Business hours; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday

Physical Demands

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About Baylor

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.

-Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education -Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment ( -Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents -Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Pullin Family Marina to name a few -Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount -Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events -Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year -Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit

EEO Statement

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Pay Rate Commensurate with education and experience

Posting Detail Information

Vacancy Number S038661

Open Date 04/16/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

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