Development Program Manager, Oregon Bach Festival
Company: University of Oregon
Posted on: November 7, 2019
Development Program Manager, Oregon Bach FestivalUniversity
University Advancement (UA) supports the University of Oregon's
(UO) mission of providing exceptional teaching, discovery, and
service by strategically positioning the university to create
awareness, build long-term relationships, and secure resources that
increase understanding and further its aims. The division consists
of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene,
with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University
Advancement include the UO Alumni Association, Development,
Advancement Operations, Federal Affairs, and State and Community
Affairs. We are committed to fostering equity and inclusion in a
welcoming, safe, and respectful environment that recognizes the
value of all members of our community.
The Oregon Bach Festival (OBF) is an ancillary program of the
University of Oregon School of Music and Dance with representation
from the community through the advisory Board of Directors. The
Grammy Award-winning Oregon Bach Festival blends excellence in
musical performance with innovative educational opportunities to
create an inspired community of musicians and music lovers. The OBF
has been presenting world-class musical performances and innovative
educational opportunities for students and lifelong learners for
over four decades. The OBF is unique in the world in that the
Festival concentrates on choral-orchestral works and is situated
within the university, and at its heart, has a deep and abiding
commitment to academic and performance-practice related research,
and education in the widest sense. The administrative offices of
the Festival operate year-round for the purpose of planning,
organizing, administering and marketing each year's program, which
includes the hiring and management of about 350 artists. Other
major administrative areas include securing funds through private
and business donations, and public and private sector grants, the
business management of the organization (annual budget of approx.
$2.7 million) and publicizing, marketing and promoting the
The Office of Development as part of University Advancement has a
mission to maximize philanthropic impact at the University of
Oregon. We do this by identifying, connecting and engaging alumni
and friends around the globe with their passions to advance the
vision and priorities of the university.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Development of the Oregon
Bach Festival, the Development Program Manager is responsible for
managing a variety of complex fundraising matters, such as donor
and sponsor giving programs, donor acknowledgment and stewardship,
member and foundation solicitations, and special events.
Stewardship of donors is integral to the fundraising process and is
often key to OBF's ability to secure additional funds from donors.
This position will have volunteer management responsibility and
advisory board duties as assigned. The Program Manager will work
directly with members, annual donors, foundations, local, state,
and federal grants agencies, and corporate sponsors, providing an
important link between the university, OBF, and its donors.
The Program Manager takes an active role in the OBF development
program, including direct mail and in-person solicitations, program
administration, and special events. Projects will often require
coordination with the Associate Director of Development, Festival
staff, student workers, and other units on the UO campus. This
position supervises student interns and may supervise a volunteer
This position occasionally works outside of normal business hours
to manage and attend events, including some nights and weekends.
Work requires the ability to travel to sites not regularly served
by public transportation, by personal or state vehicle or other
means. The Program Manager is expected to be available for all
Festival events during late June through mid-July.
Salary is commensurate with experience, and will range from $42,000
- $47,000. The university offers an excellent package of employee
benefits. For further information please see the full position
announcement, including minimum and required qualifications,
education requirements, and application procedure on the UO website
at , #524815.
Search will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration,
please submit application materials by November 13, 2019. This
position is subject to the completion of a criminal background
check. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse
institution and invite applications from qualified candidates who
share our commitment to diversity.
EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural
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