Associate Director of Development - Asia Programs
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: University Development Office - 250100
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0002990
Position Summary: The University of North Carolina has enjoyed a long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation's first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation. Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University. The organization's collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university. The university launched a comprehensive campaign in October 2017 and is recruiting top national talent to join the team and ensure success. Carolina Development is seeking applications for the position of Associate Director of Development - Asia Programs. Reporting to the Director of Development for UNC Global, the Associate Director will be assigned to engage with alumni, corporations, and individuals who can provide major philanthropic support for global priorities across the University. Key regions outside the U.S. include (but are not limited to) Singapore, Hong Kong, China, S. Korea, and Japan. Coordinating with the University's overall fundraising program, the Associate Director will maintain and manage a personal portfolio of top prospects to identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts to support the University.
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
Qualification and Experience: 3-5 years of demonstrated successful major gift fundraising or transferrable experience required. Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication. The ability to motivate and engender the confidence of prospects and donors. Ability to interact effectively in a comprehensive environment such as a research university setting. Exhibit the highest standards of professionalism and performance as evidenced by collaborative teamwork, initiative, critical thinking, good judgment, consistency of output, timeliness of follow-through and strength of written and verbal communication skills. Travel and some weekend work are required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Stacey Coleman, HR Specialist
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
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