Associate Director, Development

Location
Stanford
Posted
May 07, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Associate Director, Development

Stanford University

Job Number:
78530

Job Series: Development Job Code: 4292 Classification Level: K
Development Officer 2 - DAPER Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description JOB PURPOSE: Plan and implement a specific fund-raising program for the university and Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER). Operate independently in assigned areas and take responsibility for prospect identification and solicitation, proposal development, and coordination of internal support activities. Work with staff, donors, volunteers, and other university staff to assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with all university constituencies.
CORE DUTIES*:
  • Develop solicitation goals, objectives, and strategies for development projects and/or specific donor populations or geographic regions. Cultivate and solicit gifts to the university.
  • Manage an active portfolio, and track solicitation assignments and progress. Work with a portfolio of assigned prospects to cultivate, solicit, and steward their support.
  • Take responsibility for a wide range of fundraising activities, including maintaining an active level of contacts, identifying new prospective donors and volunteers, providing stewardship, and coordinating volunteer fundraising efforts.
  • Stay informed on current university initiatives and activities.
  • Develop relationships leading to gifts in the $250,000 - $5,000,000 range.
  • Design and manage appeals (e.g., direct mail, email, video, phone, and other channels) to target key populations to maximize fundraising potential.
  • Establish ongoing relationships with individual alumni through personal visits, phone calls, and meaningful contacts.
  • Prioritize prospects, prepare background information, make volunteer assignments as appropriate, and follow up with volunteers to ensure completion of assigned solicitations.
  • Work closely with other colleagues in development to align program goals with the overall giving goals of the university's development organization.
  • * Other duties may also be assigned
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Education & Experience:Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Advanced ability with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in prospect identification, relationship building, and solicitation.
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and working with volunteers, faculty, and staff.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to articulate a compelling case for philanthropic support programs.
  • Ability to translate complex concepts into compelling development proposals.

  • Certifications and Licenses:
  • Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License.

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone, stand/walk.
  • Occasionally light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand.

  • WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Regular travel may be required.
  • Valid passport for international travel.

  • WORK STANDARDS:
  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

  • Stanford is committed to a donor-centric approach to development. As a member of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) development team, each staff person plays a role in providing the university's donors with the service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic experience. Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


    Job:

    Location: Office of Development, California, United States
    Schedule:
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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