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Annual Fund Director

Job Purpose: 

The Annual Fund Advancement Manager's primary responsibility is the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, supporting initiatives in development services, donor relations and moves management.


The Annual Fund Advancement Manager will develop a matrix of communication and solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail, phone, social media campaigns and volunteer engagement, all focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of robust annual support.


In addition, the role will foster the growth of best practices in coordination with areas of gift processing, data management and donor relations as related to annual giving with staff in the TKE Educational Foundation and TKE Fraternity. The manager will exhibit a solid understanding of annual giving as the enabling component of successful major gift planning programs. The manager should provide strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning for these areas in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the greater development goals of the Foundation.


This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer of the TKE Educational Foundation. The Annual Fund Advancement Manager will partner with the Fraternity staff on analytics and strategy and specifically with the Director of Alumni & Advancement on existing annual giving programs and engagement.


Specific Duties:

•    Work closely with the Director of Alumni & Advancement to identify donor prospects. Under the direction of the CEO prepare, implement, and evaluate an annual plan, including measurable goals and specific initiatives. 
•    Design and implement annual giving programs and recognition events
•    Inspire growth of annual donors and total dollars toward the TKE Foundation Annual Fund  
•    Track development activity by entering donor interactions and strategies into the fundraising database.
•    Identify, cultivate, solicit, negotiate, and steward major gifts. 
•    Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions from donors.   


Minimum Experience and Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Between 3-4 years of experience with annual fund and donor development.
  • Proven success in securing and conducting face to face meetings for solicitations.
  • Familiarity with Patriot database systems a plus.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and fundraising software.
  • Demonstration of increasing responsibility for successful fundraising in a nonprofit organization. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Must be able to meet urgent deadlines, prioritize projects, and define goals.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, business development and organizational skills.  


To Apply:

This full-time position is located in Indianapolis, IN, and requires up to 20% travel. The start date for the position is immediate. TKE offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, insurance, annual bonus incentive plan and 401(k). If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Joyce Redeemar at


Office & HR Manager

The Office & HR Manager is responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The role will also handle HR for Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and TKE Foundation including but not limited to payroll, benefits, employment issues, reviews, hiring, onboarding, and keeping all personnel files up to date.

What are we looking for?

Ability to build and maintain relationships with peers and management

Exercising sound judgment and the highest ethical standards

Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality

Strong problem solving and creative skills

Exercising sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

Strong attention to detail and teamwork experience

Duties include:


Oversees all general office operations

Assists in answering phones call into the Offices of the Grand Chapter

Purchases office supplies, building supplies, and equipment while maintaining proper stock

Oversees orders and shipping

Orders, creates, and ships annual awards to members, chapters, and colonies

Human Resources

Maintains and enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies and practices

Responsible for managing all aspects of the human resources function for TKE and TKE Foundation:Hiring process

Employee benefits – Insurance and 401k

Payroll processing


Performance reviews and quarterly check-in’s


Related record keeping

Job descriptions

Employee satisfaction survey

Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs

Maintains and updates the employee handbook and other HR policies and procedures as needed


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources

1+ years of HR experience or SHRM certification

Available to work occasional evenings and weekends

To Apply:This full-time position is located in Indianapolis, IN. The start date for the position is immediate. TKE offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, insurance, annual bonus incentive plan and 401(k). If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Joyce Redeemar at

Office & Database Specialist

Reports to Chief Financial Officer

Descriptive Summary

The position is responsible for ensuring cash receipts other data that are entered into the Patriot database system either through manual or automated processes are accurate and complete, ensures cash exports from Patriot are accurately imported into the accounting system, makes daily deposits into our banking system, enters and maintains pledges and pledge receivables in Patriot and is the subject matter expert in donor reporting.

 Key Performance Indicators & Core Functions

  • Answers telephones, sort/distribute incoming mail, and assist in directing member inquiries
  • Monitor specified fraternity emails
  • Enters bank deposits remotely and physically as required with Canadian checks
  • Provides donor acknowledgement communications as required
  • Ensures the accuracy of information entered into data base and accounting system
  • Assists in the year-end audit process as needed by providing information/reporting
  • Support human resources and administrative staff with file management, mailing, reports, and organizational management
  • Process and order Awards: Key Leader Awards, Conclave, etc.
  • Design and implement filing systems, ensure filing systems are maintained and current
  • Updates database for other pertinent information; address, phone, Patriot and Quadient, etc.
  • Creates and runs reports as required by TKE staff
  • Review, monitor, and order supplies inventory: office, kitchen, cleaning, printing
  • Create and ship Candidate Kits, initiate kits, LLTs and TKE Store orders, and packages as needed
  • Organize and catalog archives, including sorting TKE Foundation items and discarding outdated materials
  • Other duties as assigned

 Behaviors, Competencies, and Skills

  • Data Base management skills (Patriot data base system helpful, but not required)
  • Other computer skills: strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite, excel, outlook and library cataloging/archiving helpful
  • Excellent customer service skills, professional phone, and email etiquette
  • Strong attention to detail; Team working experience
  • Understanding automated banking – deposit, credit card and ACH/Wire programs
  • Exercising sound judgment and the highest ethical standards and the ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationship with peers and management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lift 25-50lbs with equipment assistance


  • Database management skills
    • Patriot database system knowledge preferred
  • Strong computer skills
    • Microsoft Office Suites
    • Excel knowledge
    • Library and cataloging/archiving preferred
If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Joyce Redeemar at

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.