Job Details

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Position Number: 1494145
  • Location: Rice Lake, WI
  • Position Type: Development and Fund Raising

Annual Giving Specialist Any WITC Campus Location

Posting Number: 2010700
Position Type: Office & Technical Support
Department: Resource Development

Position Overview:
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time Support and Technical Personnel position of Annual Giving Specialist. This position can be located at any WITC campus location, but preference will be given to applicants at the Superior Campus and Ashland Campus locations. The Annual Giving Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the scholarship program; student assistance programs; ongoing donor communication, cultivation and stewardship. As technical staff to the WITC Foundation, this position serves as a liaison with all constituents for the purpose of fundraising, development and community relations.

Required Core Abilities:
WITC seeks to employ individuals with talent, commitment, enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to:
-Assess own learning and progress toward established personal and professional goals.
-Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
-Communicate effectively in personal and group settings.
-Contribute to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.
-Effect change and demonstrate flexibility and positive leadership.
-Acquire and apply technology to working and learning.

1. Two years post-secondary education in business, marketing, communications or related field.
2. Must love data and details.
3. Articulate and poised; comfortable presenting to internal and external groups.
4. Proficient with Excel and Word.
5. Positive attitude; openness to new ideas and their implementation.
7. Self-motivated with ability to work independently.
9. Experience with nonprofit software (Blackbaud products or similar) preferred.
10. Ability to obtain drivers license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy.

Physical Demands:
Standing, Walking (Frequently);
Sitting, handling/fingering, reaching outward, reaching above shoulders (Occasionally);
Lifting/Carrying 10 lbs. or less (Frequently), 11-20 lbs. (Occasionally);
Pushing/Pulling 12 lbs. or less (Occasionally)

Job Description:
  • Coordinate the scholarship program; provide detailed technical information regarding scholarship opportunities and problem-solve issues with students and instructors.
  • Ensure effective management of donor funds and administration that honors donor intent.
  • Promote awareness of the WITC Foundation and related programs.
  • Travel throughout the district as needed.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of annual fundraising initiatives.
  • Maintain centralized database of Foundation constituents.
  • Promote donor engagement and awareness of the Foundation goals among all Foundation constituents.
  • Work with other departments throughout the College to exchange information as appropriate to better meet the needs of our internal and external customers.

    Posting Date: 06/06/2019
    Testing Date:
    Testing Time:
    Testing Place: No applicant testing required for this position.
    Closing Date: 7/10/2019
    Open Until Filled: No

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Your application will be considered complete when we have received a completed online application, a cover letter addressing all of the qualifications for this position, and a resume. Original or copies of official or unofficial college transcripts will also be helpful in our determining who the best candidates are to be interviewed. Please note that original transcripts will be required prior to any job offer being made. If you have any questions on the transcript requirements, Human Resources can be contacted via email at
    Please mail transcripts, if unable to scan, to Human Resources:
    505 Pine Ridge Drive
    Shell Lake WI 54871

    Please note: the College reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

    Weeks per year: 52 weeks per year
    Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week
    Salary Hiring Range: FY19 Wage Range Table Support and Technical Personnel Grade Level 1 Placement = $16.49 hour
    Benefit Information: Health Insurance
    Flexible Spending Account
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Insurance
    Long Term Disability Insurance
    Wisconsin Retirement
    Personal Leave
    Sick Leave Personal and Family
    Life/AD&D Insurance
    Professional Development
    403b Tax Sheltered Annuity/Match

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