Director of Development - College of Engineering and Computing

Columbia, SC
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00329PO17 Classification Title Program Manager II Internal Title Director of Development - College of Engineering and Computing Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Development Department Development Office Band 8 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,161 Advertised Salary Range $59,161 - $80,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

37.50 hours per week. Required to travel to geographical location of donors/prospects and work evenings and weekends.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Alumni Development

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under limited supervision, reporting to the Senior Director of Development for the College of Engineering and Computing, Director of Development is responsible for coordination and management of an effective, comprehensive and ongoing development program through major gifts fundraising. Responsibilities include planning, managing, implementation, promotion, coordination and administration of a comprehensive development program with an emphasis on major gifts for the College of Engineering and Computing. This position will be part of the University Development team and will operate, within the system and procedures of USC Development to ensure consistent and well-coordinated activities.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 3 years related program management experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience.
Required to travel to geographical location of donors/prospects and work evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years or Bachelor's degree and 5 years of fundraising or development experience in higher education and/or hybrid development model. Previous campaign experience. Familiarity with constituent donor databases preferred.


Thorough knowledge of principles and methods of planning and conducting a comprehensive fundraising program. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with faculty, alumni, donors, students, volunteers, businesses and the general public. Outstanding oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to travel, work evenings and weekends, as required. Effective computer experience including database operation and word processing.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 11/13/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/20/2017 Job Close Date 10/16/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree and 3 years related program management experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience?
    • no response
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If so, please tell us how you qualify?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you willing to travel by the geographic location of donors/prospects; work evenings and weekends?
    • no response
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you willing to accept this position with a salary range from $59,161 to $80,000?
    • no response
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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