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Director of Development

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

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Director of Development

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi


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Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development is responsible for managing relationships and securing support from mid to major giving level donors who are capable of making gifts over $10,000 in support of institutional priorities. This individual will manage a personal portfolio of giving prospects and will work closely with the faculty and staff, both within the division and around the University, to promote the acquisition of gifts. This position will work closely with the entire Development and Institutional Advancement team to ensure coordination among individual giving programs.

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni and friends of the University for mid to major level gifts of $10,000 and above.
  • Create and present solicitation proposals for consideration according to the donor's interests, propensity to give and giving capacity.
  • Record and document in a timely and accurate manner contacts with donors and prospective donors.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director of Alumni Relations to support alumni relations events and programming.
  • Coordinate with the Stewardship Coordinator for an effective plan for donor recognition.
  • Attend and assist at designated University and Institutional Advancement events.
  • Act as a liaison between the Colleges and Institutional Advancement.
  • Participate in key community organizations and attend key community events as determined by University priorities and departmental goals.
  • Perform all other duties assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two (2) years of experience in fundraising.
  • Additional education may be used to substitute for the experience requirement:
    • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience in fundraising.
    • Masters degree and no experience in fundraising.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and manage details within the broader vision of the University.
  • Ability to maintain clear, accurate records and timely reports.
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis to include some night and weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in a related field.
  • Three to five (3-5) years' experience in alumni relations, development, individual major gift fundraising, or event management.
  • Experience working in higher education.

  • $3,392.67 - $5,166.35 monthly ($40,712 - $61,996 annual)

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a variety of employment opportunities. TAMU-CC is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that combines a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement. We are the only University in the nation located on its own island with palm trees lining pathways throughout the 240-acre campus. Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veterans / Disability Employer.

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