Assistant Dean, Development Tyler

USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Oct 04, 2017
Temple University
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Executive Administration Jobs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Development and the Dean of the Tyler School of Art, the Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations for the Tyler School of Art, will cultivate and manage relationships with new and prospective donors, including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding those with capacity for gifts of $100,000 and higher and will capitalize on opportunities to increase donor support of Tyler. The Assistant Dean will serve on the Dean's administrative leadership team and will create and implement strategies designed to support the funding of the dean's priorities.

The individual will interact with senior staff and faculty in the school as well as other colleagues throughout Temple University. The individual will work closely with Institutional Advancement central operations in aligning unit-based priorities with those of institutional leadership. This person must be a highly energetic, driven, organized, intellectually curious and enthusiastic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and facilitating meaningful gifting opportunities and partnerships. To be successful, the individual must work collaboratively and strategically, demonstrate good judgment and professionalism, and evidence a strong knowledge and use of principles, ethics and best practices of successful fundraising. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least five to seven years of progressively responsible higher/education fundraising experience with a proven track record of closing six to seven figure gifts. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Possesses strong written, presentation, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills

*Maintains a sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated

*Demonstrates initiative and ability to work in a timely manner with multiple deadlines and priorities

*Demonstrates ability to relate well to individuals from diverse backgrounds

*Ability and willingness to travel and work evening and weekend hours

*Computer literacy with knowledge of Banner or similar donor management software

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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