The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is seeking a leader who will combine big picture understanding and communication skills with exceptional attention to processes and details.
The Director of Stewardship Systems and Training role is a newly designed position that is responsible for strategic growth and driving enhancements in central stewardship systems and processes including stewarding scholarships, enhancing fund impact reporting, and providing training for WFAA and campus users. The overarching goal of position is to facilitate consistent communication and sharing impact of philanthropic gifts with donors.
Develop and oversee comprehensive stewardship and training protocols for gift acknowledgement and fund/scholarship/award systems and tools; specifically WiSH/Scholarship Stewardship Management Software (a Blackbaud product). This will include:
-Providing leadership for WFAA/Campus decision making and implementation of strategy.
-Executing strategies for WFAA/Campus communication and training.
-Serving as business owner of data management, integration and quality.
-Supporting change management, process improvement and ongoing oversight of system and process.
Cross Functional Work
Training and Support
WFAA is committed to provide our employees with an environment that is inspiring, creative and respectful. We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits program, which includes a 10% 401k contribution after 1 year of service!
Just as the university community benefits from differing viewpoints, perspectives, and experiences, inclusion and diversity are imperative for the success of our mission. WFAA values people and the differences that they bring to the organization, and creates an environment in which all staff members and constituents feel respected and have opportunities to thrive.
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer *The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is the “doing business as” name of the merged organization comprising the University of Wisconsin Foundation (supportuw.org) and the Wisconsin Alumni Association (uwalumni.com). Its legal corporate name is registered as the University of Wisconsin Foundation.