Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The Senior Constituent Based Director serves as a liaison between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the University Development Office. In this role, the employee is responsible for communication, collaboration and coordination between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the University Development Office, as well as, creating productive partnerships with all other UGA School, College and Unit fundraising programs. The position serves as the College of Veterinary Medicine's chief development officer and is responsible for providing strategy, leadership, direction, coordination and management of principal/major gifts, annual fund and stewardship for the College enabling the College to fulfill its mission and implement its programs and initiatives. This is accomplished by the Senior Constituent Based Director working closely with the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine to develop fundraising priorities, create a development plan, implement the plan, secure major gifts and manage a professional development staff. The University Development Office sets four objectives for Constituent Based Directors: number of annual visits, number of gift proposals, unit fundraising goal and personal fundraising goal. Each of these are discussed with the director and customized for their specific unit. In addition, each director is required to attend the division and development meeting and an individual monthly strategy meeting at University Development with the Senior Director of Development for Constituent Programs. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 7 years of a combination of education and development, fundraising or related professional experience.