SR DIR, DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS
Position Summary: Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Development, this position is expected to advance the mission of the University, the Development & Alumni Relations Division, and the Office of Development. It is charged with securing strong and stable relationships with internal and external constituencies and must operate through effective communication, innovation and implementation of major gifts fundraising strategies, and the successful leadership of staff. In addition, this position is also responsible for managing a portfolio by cultivating and soliciting donor prospects in the state of Georgia and around the country including UGAF board of trustee members.
Responsibilities: Manage a team of up to eight Regional Director positions focused on the university's fundraising mission as well as an administrative assistant * Responsible for maximizing face to face meeting opportunities for the entire team throughout the campaign * Responsible for ensuring each member of the regional team conducts the appropriate amount of monthly meetings related to solicitation, cultivation and stewardship and that proper follow-up is completed after these meetings. * Direct planning, train and mentor, oversee activities and evaluate performance of positions reporting to the Senior Director * Working with the other Sr. Director of Development, Regional programs, determine fiscal and personnel requirements of office and prepare budgetary recommendations. * Manage the daily administration of the office and prepare quarterly progress reports for the Senior Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related higher education experience.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.