The Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations for the College of Education, reporting to the Assistant Vice President - Development and the Dean of the College of Education, will create and drive the strategy as well as manage the team and operations for fundraising and alumni and external relations for the college. The Assistant Dean will cultivate and manage relationships and strategic partnerships with new and prospective donors, including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding those with capacity for gifts of $50,000 and higher. Additionally, the Assistant Dean will serve as a liaison to the proposed Alpha Center, the proposed HOPE Center for College, Community and Justice, and the Institute on Disabilities, working closely with the dean, faculty and staff in their efforts to identify individual, corporate and foundation support. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least seven years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Required Skills & Abilities:
*Experience working in a fast-paced work environment as well as motivating and managing individuals for maximum performance.
*Excellent interpersonal skills are required with the ability to interact with a diverse group of constituents both inside and outside the university.
*Knowledge of planned giving techniques and the programs available to implement such gifts.
*Entrepreneurial skills in identifying donors, cultivating meaningful relationships, and facilitating gifts.
*Demonstrated creativity and strategic thinking with the ability to take initiative and the willingness to learn.
*Ability to make policy decisions when necessary, multi-task, set priorities, adapt to changes and meet deadlines.
*Ability to understand and work with budgetary procedures and policies.
*Willingness and ability to travel and work evening and weekend hours.
This position requires a background check.
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