• Stewardship Coordinator

    New Brunswick
    New Jersey
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Assistant Director of Stewardship within the Department of Donor Relations, the Stewardship Coordinator coordinates the student thank you letter program and assists with a variety of other activities designed to report to our donors on the impact of their giving to Rutgers.


    The Stewardship Coordinator creates, proofreads, edits, formats, tracks and mails student thank you letters for annual announcements and creates. The Coordinator assists in developing a process for reminding students to thank donors and works with student groups on campus to increase opportunities to acknowledge donor support of student funds.   The Coordinator also assists in fund agreement and statement-of-intent signature and finalization process, and works in concert with AD and others to process monthly account opening.  The Coordinator also assists with all donor reporting projects including market value mailing, recipient reports, and other reports as needed.

      The Coordinator may be asked on occasion to staff donor events as necessary and assists with bulk  mailings as required.   Provides overall support to entire Donor Relations team and customer service to Foundation and donors.  Stays abreast of trends in the donor relations profession.  Performs other stewardship duties as needed.


    Requires a bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding of customer service. Requires strong writing and proofreading skills, knowledge of and experience with Social Media, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, as well as database experience. Project management experience preferred. Also requires good communication skills and computer literacy. Familiarity with the university, alumni association, Foundation, and/or Rutgers University Style Guide preferred but not required.

    About Us

    Created in 1973,  the Rutgers University Foundation advances Rutgers' pursuit of excellence in education, research, and public service. The Foundation provides the bridge between donors and the schools, programs, faculty, and students that make up the University. The Foundation helps to match caring people with satisfying and meaningful opportunities to make gifts that have an impact on Rutgers. Founded in 1766,  Rutgers is the eighth oldest institution of higher education in the nation. Today, Rutgers, a member of the Association of American Universities, is New Jersey's premier public research institution and flagship state university. More than 100 majors offer students vast opportunities. On July 1, 2014,  Rutgers University joined The Big Ten Conference of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching and public service. The Foundation is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Our  sole mission is to support Rutgers University.


    The Rutgers University Foundation (RUF) offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

    It is Foundation policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.


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