Job Description

Extended Job Title
Donor Relations Manager

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
101101 - Development Lbk

Position Description
Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for the oversight and execution for all Institutional Advancement stewardship activities.


  • ?Manages HSC internal and external stewardship activities. Including but not limited to donor reporting, grant reporting, donor appreciation, gift acknowledgments, donor recognition.
  • Manages endowment activity for all HSC endowed funds and works with fund managers to ensure HSC policies are followed. Duties include: preparing and monitoring endowment earnings/spending reports, tracking professorship, and chair positions, preparing underutilized endowment report as needed, managing and executing grant and endowment reporting. 

  • Manages all donor scholarship funds. Responsible for the oversite of awarding, stewarding, and reporting of scholarship funds. Oversees and coordinates the HSC scholarship committee to award all donor scholarships.

  • Manages department thank you correspondence for DO’s and /or TTUHSC President and TTUHSC Vice President of External Relations. Including but not limited to: thank you notes, memorial and honorarium gifts, acknowledgment letters, donor behaviors, and major gift anniversaries.

  • Ensures TTUHSC schools/departments are following best practices for stewardship of donor funds.

  • Oversees the execution of departmental stewardship collateral.

  • Provides stewardship plan for each development officer.

  • Provides essential and necessary functions of accountability of gifts to the university.

  • Assists with training of new staff, both in Lubbock and regional offices.

  • Follows all safety rules set by the HSC Safety Services Office.

  • Aligns with the TTUHSC Values Culture.

  • Assists as needed with Institutional Advancement projects and events as assigned.

  • Assists/back-up for answering phones for department

  •  Assists/back-up for deposits of donor funds received.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • N/A

HSC - Lubbock

Development Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years. (Work experience excludes volunteer work).

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