Alumni Giving Specialist II (Job Announcement) Bethune Cookman #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

Alumni Giving Specialist II: Office of Institutional Advancement
In collaboration with the Alumni Giving Manager, the Alumni Giving Specialist II plans, implements, and executes programming and services for the University’s alumni. Areas of focus will include support with event planning, constituent research, alumni giving analysis reporting, alumni engagement, communications, social media, website management, and student/young alumni programming.
  • Deep dives in the giving patterns of the alumni base interpreting when and why they give.
  • Engages with alumni through strategies to stimulate the base into giving into the scholarship fund.
  • Develops and manages comprehensive undergraduate cultivation program with the goal of educating students about the B-CU Alumni Association and the importance of supporting the University.
  • Supports the University “Young Alumni” outreach program partnering with career services, using social media, special events and networking opportunities.
  • Supports department-wide projects, activities, and events as needed.
  • Communicates with alumni using mailings, e-mailings, publications and internet-based media.
  • Updates the alumni section of the College website, ensuring that information is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1-2 years of successful annual giving experience is preferred, or a combination of general fundraising knowledge and experience.
  • Strong technology, analytical, writing and communication skills.
  • Must be results-oriented with a demonstrated ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills, must demonstrate mature judgment and possess the ability to develop relationships with diverse constituencies.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge.
  • Position requires working some evenings and weekends as well as travel.




Coordinator Student Recruitment (Job Announcement) Bethune Cookman #job #hbcu #hbcujobs



Recruitment of new students along with providing community outreach activities for all programs within the School of Professional Studies.




  • Recruiting students along with providing community outreach activities for all programs
  • Assist School, Dean, Faculty and Staff in planning annual recruitment calendar and department recruiting goals.
  • Liaison to community partners; conducts market research to strategically identify target companies, initiatives and approach appropriate contacts. Interfaces with individuals and decision makers.
  • Seeks to raise the visibility to various constituent groups through various media including e-mail, Internet, social media, video, direct tabling, earned media, etc.
  • Works closely with Admissions, Alumni Affairs, ROTC, and Institutional Advancement.
  • Provide monthly reports on prospective students and outreach activities.




  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in Business, Public Administration, Marketing or closely related field and 2 to 4 years’ experience with recruiting students.




  • Skills in using a database to track and matriculate prospective students in all school programs and initiatives leading to enrollment. Excellent verbal and written communications, team leadership, organizational and relational abilities.
  • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple duties, prioritize and balance responsibilities.
  • Promote events to the internal and external community. Proven self-starter and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Bilingual abilities are a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with teams of colleagues, and possess the aptitude for detail-oriented tasks. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Work a flexible schedule, occasional nights and weekends, and be willing to travel on a frequent basis.




  • Working environment is a normal business office setting, must be mobile throughout the campus.
  • The incumbent may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items.
  • Nothing in this job description restricts Dean’s right to assign or reassign duties at any time.


Planned Giving Officer (Job Announcement) Bethune Cookman #job #hbcu #hbcujobs



The Planned Giving Officer works closely with the Division of Institutional Advancement, administrators, deans, department chairs, directors, faculty, staff and volunteer partners across the campus. The Planned Giving Officer will develop the knowledge and trust required to represent the University’s needs to alumni and major donors as they seek out common goals that advance the University’s educational priorities. The Planned Giving Officer will focus on network cultivation, to raise funds in support of education, research, access, and scholarship at the University.


The Planned Giving Officer will lead the development team in the dialog around the unfunded needs of the University and in the cultivation of relationships to leverage the university’s human capital for fundraising efforts. Together they will foster the development of constituency groups in order to substantially increase institutional support.




  • Work with the Vice President and Director of Development to create and implement a program of planned giving for the University which involves establishing guidelines for the implementation and acceptance of planned gifts; and, working with the sub-committee of the Board of Trustees in an advisory role with the planned giving program.
  • Develop strategies for a planned giving recognition society.
  • Develop long-range and annual plans to identify, cultivate, and solicit planned giving donors in support of the University’s mission and President’s vision.
  • Work with the Office of Communications to develop a comprehensive marketing plan and communication pieces for all planned giving efforts.
  • All other duties assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree; Masters preferred.
  • Minimum four (4) years demonstrated successful fundraising experience, preferably in higher education or comparable organization.
  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the areas of planned giving.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge.
  • Competence with the Internet and Microsoft Office.
  • Flexibility to travel domestically as needed.


Correspondence and Credentials Assistant (Job Announcement) #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs


Job Summary: Assists the Office Manager in the efficient and effective communications with all prospective students to Bethune-Cookman University, and in the student application process.
Essential Functions:

  • Inputs data and maintains accurate prospective student records and assists in the processing of all inquiries generated through telephone requests, written inquiry, test scores and other credentials, and out-reach activities such as college fairs, advertising, and referral programs.
  • Assists the Office Manager in implementing the written communication flow system with prospective students, applicants for admissions and their influencers – high school personnel, parents and families. This includes assisting in the printing and processing of mail for delivery, and could include mentoring student assistants in related tasks.
  • Processes applications for admission and credentials in support of the application process. Inputs data, prepares paper folders and maintains electronic files and credential files for student applicants. Gathers and processes credentials including processing mail, data entry, and follow-up with written, telephone, or electronic communication to collect applicant information.
  • Communicates with applicants by telephone or in person in matters related to the application. Works with on-campus advocates for the candidates.
  • Assists with incoming telephone calls, email communications, reception desk duty and other customer service activities as needed.
  • Assists with the generation of reports and maintenance of electronic records for data accuracy.
  • Provides regular productivity and efficiency reports to the Office Manager.
  • Participates in regular training and staff development.
  • While individuals performing the duties of Correspondence and Credentials Assistants may focus primarily on a portion of the above responsibilities on a regular basis, all Assistants must be trained and able to perform all aspects listed above.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Office Manager.

Environmental/Physical Conditions

  • Working environment is a normal business office setting.
  • Demands normal manual dexterity and visual and auditory acuity.
  • Must be mobile throughout the campus.
  • Typically, the incumbent may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items.
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Application Information

Postal Address: Lydia Gamen HR Specialist
Human Resources Management
Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: 386-481-2049
Fax: 386-481-2052
Online App. Form: da1103a92c6ef013ab7db0b59528d&id=8ad64ec641581ddf01416fb759ed4cac&source=
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Director of Financial Aid (Job Announcement) Bethune-Cookman #HBCU #Jobs #hbcujobs


JOB SUMMARY: To direct the operation of the university’s financial assistance program, including managing staff, keeping proper records, monitoring the administration of the program to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and university policies; and giving assistance to students applying for financial aid.


  • Directs all aspects of the financial aid program, including merit-based scholarships, need-based grants, student loans, and the work study opportunities in compliance with federal and state laws and in accordance with university policies.
  • Develops and implements a plan for the awarding and distribution of funds to eligible students in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintain excellent customer service to students and to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for facilitating the resolution of student customer service complaint and/or concerns.
  • Develop office policy and procedures manual to ensure compliance with federal Title IV regulations.
  • Coordinate with Fiscal Affairs to ensure proper cash management procedures, including timely disbursement of funds.
  • Ensure all financial aid and verification documents are received and properly processed.
  • Provide and prepare information for required federal, state and accrediting agency reviews and reports, ensuring timely documentation for regulatory audits.
  • Provides information to students, parents, and the general public about the financial assistance program.
  • Supervises quality of information provided to students and evaluates the level of assistance given to students seeking aid and the appropriateness of that aid based on available financial information.
  • Supervises record-keeping of students’ academic status to ensure continued eligibility for aid and the processing of any probation or terminations that may become necessary.
  • Is responsible for the accurate accounting of all funds disbursed by the program and prepares regular reports for the university president and the board of trustees.
  • Manage, hire, train, supervise and evaluates financial aid department staff to develop an enthusiastic and highly competent professional performance levels.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of Federal, State and Institutional funding.
  • Responsible for timely federal, state and institutional reporting.
  • Develop procedures to enhance collaboration with Admissions, Registrar and Academic Affairs to promote effective enrollment management within the University.
  • Manage office budget and resource allocation.
  • Supervise the student information system and ensure data within system.
  • Attends seminars and conferences; reads professional publications; maintains and excellent level of knowledge about financial assistance programs and the laws governing those programs.
Online App. Form:

Accounting Instructor

Accounting Instructor-Bethune-Cookman University

Department: School of Business

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide instruction for Accounting students in all levels of Accounting including Principles of Accounting I and II, Intermediate, Advanced, Income Tax, Auditing, and Cost.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Doctorate or master’s degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree with a concentration in Accounting (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours).

1. Grade and counsel students.
2. Keep class records and submit grade reports.
3. Attend faculty and other required meetings.
4. Serve on committees of the University upon election or appointment.
5. Supervise student extracurricular activities.
6. Attend academic convocation, baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies.
7. Perform such administrative or other duties as may be specifically designated in annual or special contracts.
8. Participate or provide leadership in community service activities.
9. Perform such additional duties as are necessary to facilitate the total program of the University as may be assigned by the appropriate department head or the Dean.

1. Working environment is a normal business office setting.
2. Demands normal manual dexterity and visual and auditory acuity.
3. Must be mobile throughout the campus.
4. Typically, the incumbent may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items.
5. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
6. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.