Donor Relations Coordinator

Donor Relations Coordinator

  • 527736
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • EE UA Foundation

The Donor Relations Coordinator serves as the resident expert on several software platforms that are critical in the support of donor relations efforts across the UA System. The coordinator also manages a comprehensive and strategic plan for the donor relations and stewardship program. This program aims to foster and nurture long-term, meaningful relationships with donors while illustrating the impact of their investments on the University of Alaska and our state. Responsibilities include writing and coordinating e-communications, and presidential acknowledgments, preparing annual stewardship reports for endowed and current restricted funds, planning and implementing donor recognition events, and assisting development officers with establishing and coordinating individualized stewardship plans for major donors.

Collaboration with partners throughout the University of Alaska is essential, and we have high expectations for teamwork in implementing stewardship activities. This position offers a fantastic opportunity for innovation and creativity, allowing the Coordinator to provide input on strategies, goals, and tasks.

To thrive in this role, you must have a keen eye for detail, be savvy with computer software, enjoy collaborative teamwork, and possess strong communication skills. If this resonates with you, we want you on our team. Be a part of fostering relationships, enhancing donor engagement, and making a tangible difference in the world of donor relations. Let's create a future where education thrives, donors feel appreciated, and we make a huge difference for Alaska!

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, business, marketing, or a related field and a minimum of two years of relevant experience in a nonprofit setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position can be located in either Anchorage or Fairbanks, Alaska, and flexible on-site/hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and a full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references with your application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Terra Preslan, UA System Office HR Coordinator, at ua-so-hr@alaska.edu or 907-450-8261.

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