Elevate Your Career at the World's Leading Aviation and Aerospace University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), the world‘s leader in aviation and aerospace education, is seeking talented individuals to join its robust and growing advancement program in the university’s Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. After recruiting more than a dozen new employees in advancement last year, the university continues to invest in the program by making additional strategic hires this spring.
This past year, ERAU received its two largest-ever gifts, attracted a record number of contributors, and posted a record-breaking fundraising year of more than $25 million. President P. Barry Butler enters his third year and is rolling out a compelling new, strategic vision for the institution. Together, these factors ideally position ERAU to embark on an exciting $100 million comprehensive campaign.
“This is an exciting time to be at Embry-Riddle,” says Marc Archambault, the office’s Senior Vice President. “Whether you are an established advancement professional or looking to apply your skills in outside sales, marketing communications, or membership organizations—and you aspire to play a leading role during a transformational campaign—Embry-Riddle is a great place to work and make your mark.”
“The ideal candidates for these positions will be energetic self-starters who possess professional characteristics that mirror our team’s core values: integrity, respect, dedication, passion, collaboration, vision and a commitment to excellence,” adds Archambault, “If I’ve described you, I invite you to join this dynamic, successful team. Elevate your career at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.”
For the eighth straight year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s most respected publication covering colleges and universities. Additionally, Embry-Riddle has been named a Top 100 Company by the Orlando Sentinel 13 out of the last 14 years.
Employee benefits include a generous personal leave program, a four-day summer workweek, a 403(b) retirement plan with Embry-Riddle gift and matching contribution, and superior health benefits. A tuition waiver program offers free tuition to employees and family members, with employees allowed paid time off to attend Embry-Riddle classes. Employees also have an opportunity to participate in a tuition exchange program with selected other higher educational institutions in the region.
Explore these details and more at careers.erau.edu.
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For questions regarding positions, please contact:
Senior Vice PresidentPhilanthropy & Alumni Engagement
(please include POSITION INQUIRY in the subject line of your email.)
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Positions in Daytona Beach, Florida
Senior Director of Annual & Leadership Giving
Applications especially encouraged from individuals with experience soliciting leadership gifts, managing solicitors, and guiding a strong program of annual giving.
Assistant Director/Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving
Two positions are available. Applications especially encouraged from individuals with direct solicitation or outside sales experience.
Associate Director/Director of Alumni Engagement Programs
The Associate Director/Director will collect, analyze, and report engagement data to inform the Office’s overarching goals and strategies and will propose programs and recommend tactics that will enable the Office to achieve those goals.