Assistant Director of Development - Walton College

Location
Fayetteville, AR
Posted
Jul 27, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number NC823P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21679

Working Title Assistant Director of Development - Walton College

Position Number 10729

Department Walton College of Business

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

Department Home Page http://walton.uark.edu/

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Assistant Director of Development will assist the development team in planning and implementing strategies to secure major gifts; collaborate on special projects for the Development Office related to alumni engagement activities, major donor research, and special events; report directly to Senior Director of Development and External Relations in the Walton College; and will manage and support the activities and meetings of the Walton College Campaign Committee. The Assistant Director of Development will manage a portfolio of approximately 90 donor prospects and meet and assess new donor prospects; develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects; average fourteen or more quality contacts with donors/prospects each month; and deliver, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals a year. This position will perform administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least two years of development work or related experience
  • At least two years of experience in major gift fundraising
  • Ability to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed


Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous, successful experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education
  • Familiarity with a university campus and a business school
  • Capital campaign experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient skills with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills in building relationships with various stake-holders and interacting with individuals at all levels


Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally

  • Crouching
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Stooping

Frequently

  • Driving

Constantly

  • Feeling
  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Talking
  • Walking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.



Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs to include occasional nights and weekends as required)

Overtime Eligible No

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No

Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Walton College of Business

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary Commensurate to education and experience

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check


Does this position require a substance abuse test? No

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.





Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 08/18/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

Jason Campbell, Walton HR Manager
JCampbell@Walton.uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please identify your highest level of education from an accredited institution of higher education.
    • Less than a high school diploma or GED
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college but no degree
    • An associate's degree
    • A bachelor's degree
    • A master's or higher degree
  2. * Please identify your years of experience in development work or related area.
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • More than one but less than two years
    • More than two but less than three years
    • More than three but less than four years
    • More than four but less than five years
    • Five or more years
  3. * Please identify your years of experience in major gift fundraising.
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • More than one but less than two years
    • More than two but less than three years
    • More than three but less than four years
    • More than four but less than five years
    • Five or more years
  4. * Do you have the ability to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed?
    • No
    • Yes


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status

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