Associate Director of Development - University Advancement

Location
USA, California, Azusa
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Ref
S1192
Contact
Azusa Pacific
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, Azusa Pacific University is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at six regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

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APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

As a member of the University Development team, the Associate Director of Development Officer is responsible for helping to meet APU fundraising goals and objectives as assigned. The primary responsibility of this position is identification, cultivation and solicitation of current and prospective donors for annual fund, major gifts, campaign and strategic initiatives, and other funding opportunities. This position reports to the Senior Director of Major Gifts and Strategic Initiatives.

Required Education

  • BA degree required.
  • Master's preferred

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience with direct fundraising experience.
  • Candidates must have excellent written, verbal communication skills and critical thinking ability, be highly relational, possess the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of professionals and individuals, be able to conceptualize, as well as attend to detail, work successfully under time pressure constraints to meet metrics and goal assignments, and handle competing priorities with minimal supervision. Expectation of significant travel (50%) throughout assigned regions, and flexibility in work schedule to permit for occasional early morning, evening and weekend work, as needed.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Click below to discover some of the many benefits APU employees enjoy including competitive health care options, an 8% retirement match, and a generous tuition discount.

http://www.apu.edu/humanresources/benefits/

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here: http://www.apu.edu/stories/

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.