Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computing

Job description

The Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computing will help advance the mission of Miami University by managing the College of Engineering and Computing efforts in planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects to Miami University.  This position will also be instrumental in developing and establishing new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with corporate and foundation partners.

Duties/Physical Demands:
Work closely with the Dean, administrators, faculty and staff to develop a deep understanding of the strategic areas of importance and secure financial commitments from individual prospects in addition to corporate and foundation partners.
Build and manage a portfolio of approximately 50 prospects for the college.
Develop and implement assessment, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for assigned prospects with the Office of Development staff, and university faculty and administrators.
Prepare and present gift proposals to prospects with the input and assistance of faculty, administrators, and deans, as well as other constituent and central development officers.  Proposals may involve establishing multi-year commitments, as well as helping to facilitate gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance.
Coordinates with Corporate and Foundation Development team to ensure CEC is included in appropriate Miami University proposals from corporations and foundations.
Oversee the hiring, evaluation, and management of the College of Engineering and Computing development team.
Encourage and coordinate involvement of alumni and friends through campus visits and regional events.
Provides stewardship assistance for individual and corporate/foundation gifts to CEC.
Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the guidance of the Senior Associate Vice President for University Advancement.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, minimum of five years of experience in development or fundraising, or comparable work experience; significant and established experience successfully managing individuals and teams; proven leadership techniques; outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent organization skills and attention to detail; commitment to collaborative approach to fundraising; willingness to travel extensively both on a regional and national level and the ability to attend as scheduled evening and weekend events.

OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.




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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/27/2019
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