Capital Campaign Manager (Residential or Remote)

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative Capital Campaign Manager to oversee campaign activity and organization including pipeline development, prospect tracking, maintenance of timelines, and proactively manage all capital campaign processes. In addition, this role will have project management opportunities.


  1. Overall campaign management and organization including pipelines, prospect tracking, strategy, and task management.
  2. Develop and maintain a master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign committee on track.
  3. Administer a centralized process for prospect name capture, capacity and interest coding.
  4. Oversee the development of target lists for the overall campaign and for large investments.
  5. Create and assist with campaign communications, such as acknowledgements, follow-up letters, and thank you letters from university leadership.
  6. Support the Campaign Leadership and key volunteer solicitors in a variety of ways, to include organizing meetings, coordinating volunteer trainings, and providing resources needed for prospect cultivation and stewardship.
  7. Lead and direct special fundraising projects as assigned.
  8. Work collaboratively with advancement team to ensure donor visits, solicitations, and fulfillment of gifts are on schedule.
  9. Provides administrative and organizational support for the advancement office.
  10. Perform other duties as requested. 


Position requires daily contact with co-workers, faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and the community. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required.
  • Previous campaign management experience is required.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, excellent communication skills, and strong organizational skills are necessary.
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and meet deadlines.

** This position can be residential or remote; therefore, remote candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 06/22/2021
Department: Advancement
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff