Assistant Director of Development
Position Title: Assistant Director of Development
Position Number: 008067
Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
Department: Institutional Advancement
Posting Number: 0401219
SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty)
Job Category: Exec, Admin, Managerial
Hiring Range: $40,000 - $46,000
Minimum salary: $34,186
Maximum salary: $54,697
Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate
Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
This position is being re-posted. All candidates who previously applied are still under consideration and need not re-apply.
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The Division of Institutional Advancement serves to connect external parties with opportunities to partner, support and participate with Fayetteville State University and its programming. The division is responsible for all development and fundraising-related activities and the planning and organization of university relations and public affairs programs.
The division is organized to conduct the major following functions: Major gifts solicitations, Annual giving and relationship management, planned giving, corporate and foundation giving, alumni relations, capital campaign planning and implementation, processing and acknowledgement, prospect research, Integrated branding and marketing, public relations, special Events, crisis communications, publications
Primary Purpose of the Position:
This position involves cultivation and solicitation of donors; active, ongoing personal stewardship of supporters; activities that build and enhance relationships between the University and external constituencies; and the development and dissemination of relevant information about the University. This professional will be responsible for soliciting annual fund level gifts, from all donor types. This position will focus on lead annual gifts and the discovery of major gifts.
Description of Work Continued:
Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as principal discovery officer and go on initial visits to qualify individuals as potential donors to Fayetteville State University
Manage a portfolio of 120- 150 prospective donors to Fayetteville State University
Make approximately 9 - 12 visits a month to prospective donors to inform them of the work of the university and to steward them for their past support
Handles the Faculty and Staff Annual Campaign
Oversees Bronco Callers
Completes periodical mailing for soliciting
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Master's degree in any field or a Bachelor's degree in any field with 1-2 years of experience in higher education fundraising, non-profit fundraising, sales, marketing, or other related field
Significant willingness to take personal initiative and an ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Familiarity with relationship management software
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Willingness to travel in Fayetteville and the surrounding region
Knowledge skills and abilities:
Use their discretion to solicit individuals and corporations for cash contributions to Fayetteville State University
Propose travel plans for the cultivation and solicitation of gifts and work with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
Closing Date: 07/15/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is your highest level of education?
- High school graduate, diploma or the equivalent
- Some college credit, no degree
- Associate degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Professional/Graduate degree
- * Please describe your prior experience in proven fundraising experience. Include the number of years.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Are you willing to travel around Fayetteville and the surrounding region?
Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Other Document
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
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