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Senior Director of Development for the Bryan School of Business and Economics

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

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Senior Director of Development for the Bryan School of Business and Economics

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Position Eclass:

E2 - SAAO II 12 Month Leave Earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

University Advancement builds and nurtures relationships with loyalty and integrity to promote UNC Greensboro’s mission of excellence and opportunity for our students. We secure philanthropic support from business leaders, alumni, and friends of the University and utilize this support to create an inclusive, collaborative, and responsive environment that makes a difference in the lives of students and the communities we serve.

Position Summary:

The Executive Director of Development for the Bryan School of Business and Economics oversees and manages all aspects of the Bryan School’s development program, thereby advancing the priorities of the Dean. The candidate must be able to think strategically and practically to implement a comprehensive and results-oriented development plan that includes goals and strategies for major, planned, and annual gifts. This position will also build and foster key relationships for the Bryan School and University with alumni, friends, community and business leaders, and faculty.

This position has a dual reporting role to the Dean of the Bryan School and the Associate Vice Chancellor of University Advancement.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in fundraising with additional experience in supervision of others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to relate to diverse constituencies including identifying, recruiting, training and recognizing volunteers
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Willingness and ability to travel, including overnight and possibly for as long as a week
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to utilize technological resources available to the development staff

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Fundraising preferably in public higher education

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department:

Development - 33801

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Key Responsibility:

Gift Cultivation and Solicitation

Essential Tasks:

  1. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals believed to have potential to make major gifts to the Bryan School and other University interests as appropriate
  2. Create strategic fundraising and campaign plans for Bryan School in conjunction with University Advancement and the Dean’s Office based on objectives and priorities in consultation with the Associate Vice Chancellor, the Dean, and other development and Bryan School staff
  3. Sustain a level of major gift activity commensurate with performance expectations and prepare detailed and timely contact reports of all visits
  4. Effectively engage the Dean and other Bryan School faculty and staff in the fundraising process
  5. Develop, coordinate, and sustain a robust annual giving plan for the Bryan School working with the Dean, Associate Vice Chancellor, and Director of Annual Giving
  6. Collaborate with the Bryan School Office of External Affairs (OEA), as appropriate, to plan and execute events and communications to alumni, friends, and donors

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Key Responsibility:

Volunteer Management

Essential Tasks:

  1. Serve as primary representative of the Bryan School to the University Advancement office and in university-level planning and execution of fundraising strategy
  2. Engage and utilize volunteers to execute the fundraising plan and help the Dean recruit potential volunteers for the Business Advisory Board and other school boards
  3. In conjunction with the Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, organize the Bryan School campaign advisory board and serve as the primary day-to-day facilitator of its efforts.

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Essential Tasks:

  1. Provide support to leaders, faculty, senior staff, and volunteers and accompany them on calls where appropriate.
  2. Collaborate with other staff, academic leaders, and faculty to develop gift ideas and strategies and to foster relationships that will be productive.
  3. Maintaining a current body of knowledge about development priorities, as well as university-wide priorities.
  4. A commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion.

Physical Effort:

Reading - F, Writing - F, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Sitting - F, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - R

Work Environment:

Driving - Car/Truck - O, Inside - C, Outside - O


UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now:

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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