Director of Development for Major Gifts

Location
Wilmington, North Carolina
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Director of Development for Major Gifts
Department: University Advancement - 50000
Vacancy Number: E166
Position Number: 1388
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington is recruiting for two Directors of Development for Major Gifts. The Directors will function as a member of a team of major gifts professionals and a member of the Division for University Advancement. Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Major Gifts, these positions will work with senior administration and volunteers to identify, cultivate and solicit prospective major donors. These particular positions will work closely with the Watson College of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences to build and manage a robust portfolio of prospects in partnership with the respective deans. Each position will be aligned with one of the two colleges.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of a five-year demonstrated track record of public or private development efforts, preferably in the non-profit or higher education sector.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include master’s degree and experience managing relationships with high-level prospects in an effort to secure major gifts.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, is recruiting for two Directors of Development for Major Gifts. The Directors will function as a member of a team of major gifts professionals and a member of the Division for University Advancement. Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Major Gifts, these positions will work with senior administration and volunteers to identify, cultivate and solicit prospective major donors. These particular positions will work closely with the Watson College of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences to build and manage a robust portfolio of prospects in partnership with the respective deans. Each position will be aligned with one of the two colleges.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Months Per Year: 12 Months
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 04/20/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 05/19/2017

Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.