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  • KU Endowment employs motivated students as fundraisers in our Student Fundraising Campaign  who connect alumni with giving opportunities that support KU's academic programs. Read below to learn more about the position, and apply online here.

    Position Description

    Position Title:
    Student Development Associate – part time (Annual Giving)

    Reports to: Part Time Assistant, Annual Giving
    Associate Director of Annual Giving

    Position Summary: KU Endowment employs students part time as fundraisers in our Student Fundraising Campaign to conduct telephone fundraising campaigns. Student Fundraisers connect alumni with giving opportunities while doing great work for the Endowment Association.

    All employees in this position are expected to embrace KU Endowment’s stated core values – passion for KU, partnership with donors, perpetual support for KU, and a people-centered approach – and demonstrate support for them through professional interactions and activities.

    Primary Duties:

    • Call potential donors for gifts toward KU’s academic programs
    • Develop and share a case for giving, make asks for donations, and rebuild the case after objections.
    • Update and verify alumni demographics
    • Message on behalf of the Schools and Departments you are an ambassador for.

    Secondary Duties:

    • Generate interest in KU
    • Build a positive relationship with KU alumni
    • Communicate feedback from alumni

    Mandatory training is required before work can begin.

    Schedule includes at least three shifts (4 hours each) between Sundays-Fridays. Sunday schedule: 12:00 p.m. –3:40 p.m.; Monday – Friday schedule: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    $10 per hour and bonus program, plus raise potential

    Currently enrolled KU student
    Ability to communicate effectively
    Enthusiasm and positive attitude
    Assertive but not pushy
    Ability to listen to alumni
    Interest in KU programs and activities
    Some computer experience

    The KU Endowment Association
    Attn: Ethan Rempel, Assistant Director- Annual Giving
    P.O. Box 928
    Lawrence, KS 66044-0928