Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving for Young Alumni and Students
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: University Development Office - 250100
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0002478
Position Summary: The University of North Carolina has enjoyed a long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation's first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation. Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University. The organization's collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university. The university is in the early stages of planning its next comprehensive campaign and is currently recruiting top national talent to join the team. Carolina Development is seeking applications for the position of Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving for Young Alumni and Students. Reporting to the Director of Leadership Annual Giving, they will lead student and young alumni engagement and philanthropy initiatives and create an annual giving fundraising strategy for these constituents. The Associate Director will plan, organize and implement current annual giving fundraising trends, including direct marketing, new media and special events. This position will also help to identify and manage peer-to-peer fundraising volunteers.
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree is required. A master's degree is preferred.
Qualification and Experience: 2+ years of demonstrated successful annual giving or transferrable experience required. Ability to manage special events and other related activities. Ability to develop trust and strong collaborative working relationships. Experience nurturing and motivating development professionals in order to foster professional growth and exceed organizational goals. Ability to interact effectively in a comprehensive research university setting. Familiarity with the University's academic and administrative offices and their functions; knowledge of and ability to tap resources within the University. An employment history highlighted by increasing levels of responsibility and a demonstrated ability to exercise sensitivity and good judgment in dealing with staff and the public. Superb interpersonal relationship skills. Exceptional written and oral communications skills. Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.Willingness and ability to travel.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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