AFPLI Career Opportunities

Position Listing:  Senior Development Associates/Systems Coordinator

Position Level:   Mid

Posting Date:    October 5, 2022

Salary Range:   Commensurate with experience

The Long Island flagship hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai South Nassau is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 455 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,500 employees. Located in Oceanside, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health, and emergency services and operates the only Trauma Center on the South Shore of Nassau County, along with Long Island’s only free-standing Emergency Department in Long Beach.


Knowledge of Blackbaud Research Point, iWave, or similar prospect research software

Execute and coordinate annual fund solicitation mailing of all constituencies

Gift entry, receipt, and acknowledgement program

Generate donor lists, mailing lists, fundraising updates and customized reports as needed by Development

Serve as a liaison between the Development Office and the Business Office, and generate monthly reconciliation
reports for audit


Responsible for accuracy, consistency, and integrity of the data maintained in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge / RE NXT

Knowledge of Blackbaud Research Point, iWave or similar prospect research software

Execute and coordinate annual fund solicitation mailing of all constituencies

Gift entry, receipt, and acknowledgement program

Generate donor lists, mailing lists, fundraising updates and customized reports as needed by Development

Serve as a liaison between the Development Office and the Business Office, and generate monthly reconciliation
reports for audit

Fundraising, constituent engagement, and/or customer service experience preferred

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fun and fast-paced environment

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to manage short- and long-term projects

Ability to collaborate and work with administrators, faculty, staff, and volunteers on a collegial basis

Application: Click on this direct link:  Website | Careers: Search Jobs | Development

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Position Title:  Development Manager

Salary Range:  Commensurate with Experience

Posting Date: 
September 29, 2022

Family & Children’s Association is a non-for-profit agency helping nearly 25,000 of our neighbors each year. To assist in achieving its mission, FCA is seeking a Development Manager to join its growing Development Department.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage department’s multi-faceted fundraising workflow (events, annual appeal, recurring appeals, corporate partnerships, grants, etc.) and oversee day to day milestones for projects.
  • Review active and lapsed individuals and corporations, as well as research potential new relationships, for the purpose of donor engagement, cultivation, and solicitation.
  • Process donations, prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondences, along with timely donor follow-up.
  • Manage and maintain Raiser’s Edge database and all donor profiles to include email addresses, cell phone numbers, and complete mailing addresses.
  • Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports, as needed.
  • Execute FCA’s annual Adopt-A-Family initiative.
  • Solicit, secure, and handle all details associated with sponsors, attendees, and auction/raffle items, as assigned by the Special Projects and Events Manager.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of fundraising events.
  • Assist in identifying honorees, guests, and donor prospects.
  • Manage and research all historical information relevant to FCA’s timeline.
  • Perform other Development function duties as determined by the CEO and CDO.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree or advanced experience.
  • Database knowledge (Raiser’s Edge preferred).
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly insured and registered in accordance with NYS DMV regulations.


  •  Full-time; minimum of 35 hours per week, hours may include some evenings and weekends.

All positions at FCA are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:  
Please visit the FCA website to apply:

Position Title:  Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience

Posting Date:  Sept. 28, 2022

Job Description Summary


The Office of Institutional Advancement at St. Joseph’s University, New York (SJNY) seeks an Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. This role serves as one of the primary advancement professionals supporting the strategic growth and securing philanthropic support for the University’s highest priorities. The Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will work closely with academic and administrative partners equally across two campuses; Patchogue and Brooklyn. This position is a field-facing resource development role; responsibilities include the identification, cultivation and solicitation of regional and national corporate and foundation donors, as well as selected federal and state governmental grant agencies and opportunities.  


St. Joseph’s University, New York 

Founded in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, the mission of St. Joseph's University is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.  Three campuses make up the University; Brooklyn, Patchogue and Online.

The University prepares each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service; a life that is worthy of our motto: Esse non videri — “To be, not to seem.”

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide overall planning and implementation of the University’s institutional giving program, with special emphasis on long-term corporate and foundation partners and large multi-year commitments.
  • Identify and complete new solicitations in support of strategic initiatives and overall direction in a timely and thoughtful way.
  • Broaden the prospect base to include a greater number of companies/foundations appropriate to the University’s mission, including local, regional and national foundations.
  • Together with relevant colleagues, support new initiatives for partnerships and program growth.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff colleagues and campus departments across two campuses including on-line component, and provide grant writing assistance to individual faculty, programs and departments.
  • Conduct full range of grant proposal activities including preparation, submission, and internal review/approval.
  • Serve as liaison to grant consultants
  • Ensure detailed attention to Post-award management and stewardship, including reports and communications
  • Work in coordination with other offices across SJNY to engage relevant partners in the business community toward corporate philanthropy, grants or sponsorships. 
  • Use Raiser’s Edge database and prospect management system to document activity. Maintain accurate record of grant proposals and submission status; work with advancement services to maintain current records in database.
  • Represent the University at community activities and events; participate in events as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Development.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree required. (Advanced degree preferred)
  • One to three years of progressively responsible experience in higher education development and/or political, non-profit or marketing-related career.
  • Demonstrated success in identifying, cultivating and personally soliciting corporate and foundation prospects in the major gift range or commensurate experience with public funding and federal grants.
  • Strong written communication, research and analytical skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals and strong editing skills.
  • Excellent verbal skills, with the ability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships.
  • Positive outlook, flexibility and a high level of professionalism.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Strong positive contributor in team environments.
  • Computer literacy is essential, experience in word processing, spreadsheets, Raiser’s Edge as well as using search engines.
  • Superior ability to prioritize work, excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, listening and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage many projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in and/or sensitive to the academic/professional
  • Familiar with federal and state electronic grant submission process.
  • Valid driver’s license

Information You Need

  • Travel within and outside the state of New York.
  • Collaboration, creativity, cooperation and collegiality is a must.
  • This position requires time to be spent on both the Brooklyn and Patchogue campuses.
  • Evening and weekend hours on occasion as needed.


Salary is commensurate with experience


SJNY offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, and tuition benefits.  SJNY is a vibrant institution, educating diverse populations for over 100 years.

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to SJCIA@SJNY.EDU 

Closing date will be October 31, 2022


The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.   The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.



The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. St. Joseph’s University, New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success.

Position Title:    Executive Director

Position Level:  Senior or Mid

Salary Range:  $110,000 - $170,000

Posting Date:   September 20, 2022

South Fork Bakery for the Special Needs in Sag Harbor, NY utilizes on-the-job bakery training to help special needs adults develop good work skills and appropriate work behaviors, attitudes, and values. South Fork Bakery then employs these special needs adults in food production, as packagers/labelers, and in product sales.


Manage the nonprofit’s ongoing operations.

Develop a strategic development and fundraising plan, in consultation with the Board of Directors.

Establish, build, cultivate, and maintain relationships with individual donors and prospects and potential foundation, government, and corporate supporters. Work individually, and in collaboration with the Board of Directors.

In collaboration with the Director of Programs and the Development/Fundraising and Budget and Finance Committees of the Board of Directors, make revenue and expense projections in advance of the new year.

Implement “moves management” for the cultivation and solicitation of major donors.

Keep detailed fundraising reports.

Develop a planned giving program.

Represent the organization in a variety of settings.

Develop marketing materials, donor reports, and other communications materials.

Enhance the organization’s online and social media presence.


Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in business or another relevant area is preferred.

Proven success in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major individual donors, and experience with foundation and corporate donors. Experience with government fundraising is desirable.

Exceptional organizational and record keeping skills.

Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability and desire to build and nurture relationships.

Winning, positive, high-energy, can-do personality with the ability to work with and motivate Board members, staff, and external constituencies.

Empathy and a strong desire to improve the lives of adults with special needs.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Position Title Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range: $200,000 - $225,000

Posting Date:   September 28, 2022

Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) on the East End, provides sanctuary and care for dogs and cats until permanent homes are found. ARF delivers medical care and training services to keep animals safe and healthy at home, provides free spay/neuter services, distributes pet food to families in need.


  • In partnership with the Board, provide leadership for ARF maintaining its position as the lead animal rescue organization on the East End
  • Direct the operations of the organization, including the management and efficiency of its day-to-day workings, as well as administrative policies and procedures
  • Manage and develop staff within a culture of collaboration, openness, and inclusivity
  • Oversee recruitment and hiring of staff
  • Cultivate a strong working relationship with the Board with timely and regular communications
  • Engage the Board in meaningful participation that will boost a culture of fundraising, support, and engagement
  • Together with staff, Board, and key stakeholders, extend the organization’s reach into new communities by building relationships and collaborations with peer organizations
  • Maintain financial oversight including annual budgets and quarterly financial reports; set short- and long-term financial goals and expectations
  • Lead the design, implementation, and refinement of ARF’s programs and services
  • In collaboration with the CDO, manage a multi-faceted fundraising strategy that includes creative, as well as traditional, funding strategies, techniques, and approaches
  • Serve as the public face and spokesperson for ARF in the community and among diverse constituencies
  • Work with the marketing/communications director to implement strategic reporting to stakeholders that effectively conveys the mission, vision, and goals of ARF
  • Oversee the operations and budget of the ARF thrift store


Candidates should have proven leadership, fundraising, and management experience as well as:

  • Eight or more years of senior non-profit management experience
  • The ability to provide visionary and credible leadership and advocacy for ARF to ensure its continued excellence and the provision of quality programs and services
  • Fundraising skills with proven success in the role of securing individual gifts, seeking corporate support, and overseeing grantmaking, fundraising events, and donor campaigns
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative leadership skills that demonstrate success in growing an organization while providing support of daily operations
  • Solid experience working with and supporting a Board of directors, including Board development and governance
  • Experience maintaining a financially stable and sustainable organization including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to form strategic relationships both internally and externally, including with a highly committed and active Board
  • The ability to work collaboratively with staff, fostering collegiality and a positive work culture
  • Demonstrated success in working with a committed volunteer pool, as well as facilitating collaboration and cooperation among diverse groups
  • Superior organizational skills with the proven ability to focus, prioritize and implement as well as address and solve problems as they arise
  • Exceptional oral and written communications abilities, including persuasive presentation skills to reach diverse audiences
  • Highest levels of integrity and professionalism
  • Deep, personal commitment to the mission and vision of ARF
  • If not already knowledgeable, a willingness to learn about the challenges of companion animal rescue and adoption, delivering quality medical services to animals, as well as the issues that affect pets and their caregivers in the home
  • Ability to work on nights and weekends, especially in the summer; must be willing to relocate to the East End



ARF offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

For more information on ARF, please visit their website at:,

All positions at ARF are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

 Application Instructions:

ARF has retained the services of Harris Rand Lusk to conduct this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:

Elly Kirschner, Senior Director

Harris Rand Lusk, 260 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Please send resume and cover letter with “ARF” in the subject line of your email to:


Organizational Website:

For complete job description, please go to:

Position Listing: Annual Giving and Engagement Officer

Position Level: Mid

Salary or Range: Commensurate with Experience

Date Posting: September 19, 2022

Hofstra University provides students with an engaged, experiential and highly ranked education that combines an intimate learning environment with all the resources of a large university, including state-of-the-art facilities for academics and student life and competitive Division I athletics.


The Annual Giving and Engagement Officer will report to the Director of Annual Giving and work in conjunction with the Director for Alumni Affairs to support the University’s Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs program. He/She will be responsible for leading the student phonathon program (Call with Pride), student philanthropy campaign (Senior Class gift), and assist with the young alumni program (GOLD), annual Honor Roll of Donors, and Day of Giving. In addition, this role will design monthly e-newsletters; coordinate social media efforts and contribute to the publication of the website. The Assistant Director is also expected to develop and manage a portfolio of prospects in order to meet personal fundraising goals.

  • Oversee the general operations of the entire phone program, including managing student callers, student supervisors, establishing calling schedules, and managing computer database files.
  • Interviews, hires, trains, and manages all student callers and supervisors. Ensures proper attendance and success of callers by monitoring caller stats, providing monthly evaluations to callers, coaching them towards improvement, and implementing an incentive plan to motivate callers.
  • Works with Development staff to maintain accurate and efficient pledge processes and the mailing of pledge reminders.
  • Actively measure ongoing phonathon results against departmental objectives, and implement strategies to improve overall efficiency and performance the program
  • In conjunction with Alumni Affairs staff, assist in managing the Graduates of the Last Decade committee and program to engage young alumni in giving back to Hofstra. Provide support for additional alumni groups and committees as needed.
  • Manage student philanthropy campaigns and Senior Class Gift to educate students about the importance of giving back to Hofstra. Includes recruiting, managing and motivating student volunteers, developing marketing and solicitation materials.
  • Design monthly e-newsletter
  • Responsible for creating and publishing content on all social media platforms
  • Maintain and update donor records in database
  • Manage Walk with Pride brick program
  • In conjunction with other members of the Development staff, prepare the annual Honor Roll of Donors
  • Attend events and meetings, as needed
  • Generate funds from among an assigned prospect portfolio – visit and dollars raised are evaluated annually against a pre-set goal
  • Prepare queries/reports and mail merges for pledge reminders, renewals, annual giving and membership solicitation and informational mailings
  • Monitor all incoming gifts to assure proper routing, coding and processing of all donations
  • Ensure response to information inquiries from annual mailings including planned giving, major gift opportunities and other special requests as needed in a timely basis
  • Respond to other projects as needed



The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree, 2-3 years experience in fundraising/development, non-profit management or other charitable giving programs. They will be a proactive self-starter who is comfortable in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills required and the ability to work independently and in a team environment is expected. Above average computer knowledge and experience with ability to learn and utilize new software efficiently. An excellent command of the Windows environment including proficiency in the entire Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred. Understanding of social media platforms. Phonathon experience a plus. Experience managing students or volunteers preferred. Some evening and weekends required.

For consideration, please send résumé, cover letter, salary requirement to:

Hope Motreuil
Director for Annual Giving
Hofstra University
101 Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York 11549

Position:  Advancement Associate

Hours: Full-time  (28 hrs/wk)

Schedule: Monday- Thursday 9am-5pm with some evening and weekend hours as needed.                              

Salary Range: $21- $24/ hour

Benefits: Medical (partially paid for by LIM), dental, vision, AFLAC, life insurance, LTD, medical flex spending, voluntary 403(b); retirement contribution made by LIM; holiday time, PTO, and vacation time.

Position Posting Date: September 13, 2022

Start Date: Position to be filled immediately; starting as soon as possible.


Position Description:

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Advancement Associate works closely and collaboratively with other members of the Advancement Department to perform tasks associated with special events, membership, facility rentals, and special projects. Responsible for processing donations/payments and the coordination of all departmental mailings.  This is an on-site position with some remote work considered.

Requirements include:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent; proficiency with computers, including Windows, Google Workspace, and Raiser’s Edge; must be highly organized and able to work both collaboratively and independently; exceptional customer service skills and the ability to effectively interact with people of all ages, cultures, and abilities required.

Previous museum experience and a passion for history and the visual arts is preferred.

Must be fully vaccinated (including at least one booster) against Covid-19 with a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized vaccine; must provide proof in the form of NYS Excelsior Pass Plus and maintain vaccination status as required. Must adhere to the LIM’s Covid Policy, including mask-wearing requirements, as needed.

Additional Information:

Any offer of employment will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check performed by an outside vendor. For additional information, please contact Anna Gass, Human Resources Administrator at

Application Instructions: Interested applicants are asked to please fill out an application and submit their resume at this link:

Position Title:  Grants and Research Specialist

Position Level: Mid

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Posting Date:  September 7, 2022

Molloy University, an independent, Catholic University, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership. 


The Grants and Research Specialist (GRS) is responsible for supporting the pre-award or grant seeking function in the Office of Advancement under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs (SDGSP). GRS will help plan and execute grant support for faculty, administrators, and other college stakeholders. GRS will contribute to building and diversifying the university’s grants portfolio.

  • Conduct research for pre-award grants activity, including proactive identification of grant opportunities utilizing a variety of grant search venues, becoming familiar with funder focus areas, guidelines, and requirements through the program guidance, websites, webinars, and other funder communications.  
  • Identify funding sources, develop relationships with program officers and make recommendations in line with university’s funding needs and programmatic interests. Share prospects with faculty and administrative staff, as appropriate; help identify internal strengths and external resources and assess collaborative opportunities. 
  • Provide support in proposal development process by researching related information, drafting text, editing, and reviewing proposal content including abstracts, narratives, budgets, and supplementary documents and uploading documents to online portals meeting grant deadlines; prepare proposal packets for distribution. 
  • Gather data internally and from external sources, to help prepare components of grant applications such as supporting documents and attachments.
  • Help in the promotion of grant awards and activities in coordination with Public Relations and Strategic and Digital Communications; remain an active member of the Grants Office/Advancement team and contribute to the growth of the department, sustainability of programs and initiatives, and the overall success of the university. 


  • Bachelor's Degree 
    • Graduate Degree (preferred) 
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • 3 to 5 years' experience 
  • Databases 


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Remission - Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral 
  • NY 529 College Savings Plan
  • Retirement: TIAA-CREF
  • Time Off - Personal, Vacation, Sick, Summer Schedule, Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits - WageWorks  
  • Flexible Spending Account Plans (FSA)

Application Instructions:

  • Please apply directly through our career portal
  • Interested applicants should submit the following materials with their application:
    • Cover Letter 
    • Resume


Organizational Website: