Director of Development Foundation

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Director of Development Foundation
Job ID 996694
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Job Details



Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
Grade
17
Salary
$71,165 - $88,956
Department
MDC Foundation
Reports To
Senior Director of Development/ AVP Development
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation


Job Summary


The Director of Development provides leadership and direction for the fundraising efforts for assigned academic areas. The position is responsible for raising philanthropic resources and developing fundraising strategies to further the College's mission This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Works directly with campus presidents, the campus development officers and deans/faculty to develop new approaches to prospective donors and coordinates these contacts to initiate the cultivation/fundraising process
  • Develops fundraising strategies and monitors trends in the community or region for the programs assigned
  • Develops and manages timelines for assigned fundraising initiatives to ensure strategic plans and critical fund raising processes are carried out in a timely manner
  • Builds relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the College
  • Identifies and develops community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities
  • Develops and implements the fund development plans for programs assigned in accordance with ethical fundraising principles
  • Maintains a portfolio of at least 150 prospects for gifts of $25,000 and higher
  • Maintains an active understanding of the programs to which assigned and translates those programs to opportunities for donor support
  • Conducts 15-20 face-to-face meetings per month with prospects for purposes of discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Prepares written gift proposals for prospects
  • Makes recommendations for gift restrictions and naming opportunities
  • Prepares gift agreements for new gifts, as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Master's degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and four (4) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work; or Bachelor's degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and eight (8) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques
  • Knowledge of methods, practices, and procedures for obtaining information about the giving programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to be persuasive and influential
  • Demonstrated ability in grant and proposal writing at appropriate levels for varied proposal development
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to deal with more larger and more complex organizations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from top management, groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to take primary responsibility for diverse number of projects and to complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision
  • Ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with user communities of diverse backgrounds and skill levels
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments as needed


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