Assistant Director, Development and Stewardship
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: School of Education Deans Ofc - 340100
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0002603
Position Summary: The Assistant Director of Development is responsible for the planning and implementation of donor programs and projects that strategically engage all constituents of the School of Education (SOE), including SOE alumni and the external constituent groups. As a key member of the development team, this position works closely with the Assistant Dean for Development, Dean, and Director of Alumni Relations to plan and implement fundraising efforts. The person in this position has responsibility for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, building relationships with, and retaining donors and donor prospects to fund the short and long-term goals of the School. Additionally, this position is responsible for building and growing the level of engagement with SOE alumni. The person in this position embraces and articulates the mission of the SOE and possesses a working knowledge of the SOE programs.
Education Requirements: A bachelor's degree is required. A master's degree is preferred.
Qualification and Experience: A minimum of three or more years of successful fundraising and alumni relations (or related) experience, preferably in an academic setting. The position requires exceptional skills in communications and interpersonal relations and enthusiasm for fundraising in a comprehensive research university setting. Successful candidates will possess the ability to work with volunteers, faculty members, potential donors, alumni, and alumni board members, as well as the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising environment. Constituent relationship management system (Blackbaud, etc.) experience a must. The position requires a commitment to quality, a willingness to travel, and an ability to work evenings and weekends (as necessary). Demonstrated management and leadership skills are preferred.
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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