Senior Director of Development for the School of EducationPosition Type:
E2 - SAAO II 12 Month Leave EarningUniversity 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 uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
University Advancement staff members are dedicated to developing and maintaining strong and lasting connections to the University. How one perceives, interacts with, and supports UNC Greensboro forms the basis of all that we do. Whether we’re engaging alumni, friends, community members, or corporate partners (and in many cases, even current students), we share collective responsibility and passion for cultivating a wide variety of partnerships and experiences across the University, our community, and beyond.Position Summary:
A number of professionally diverse units with specific charges come together to comprise University Advancement and support our shared mission.
Our mission is to inspire connections, investments, and engagements that drive excellence and opportunity. Our vision is of a University that illuminates potential, eliminates barriers, and ignites achievement.
University Advancement includes Development, Alumni Engagement, University Special Events, Advancement Operations, Donor and Board Engagement, Planned Giving, and Advancement Communications.
University Advancement builds and nurtures relationships with loyalty and integrity to promote UNC Greensboro’s mission of excellence and opportunity for our students. Our mission is to inspire connections, investments, and engagements that drive excellence and opportunity. Our vision is of a University that illuminates potential, eliminates barriers, and ignites achievement.Minimum Qualifications:
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.
The Senior Director of Development for the School of Education oversees and manages all aspects of the School of Education’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 School of Education and University with alumni, friends, community and business leaders, and faculty. Central to this position is a commitment to valuing and embracing diversity and the advancement of an equitable and inclusive community.
This position has a dual reporting role to the Dean of the School of Education and the Associate Vice Chancellor of University Advancement.
Preferred Qualifications:Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in fundraising (preferably in public higher education)
- 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
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to utilize technological resources available to the development staff
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:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- 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
Development - 33801Job Open Date:
03/02/2022Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Gift Cultivation and SolicitationEssential Tasks:
Percentage Of Time:
- Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals believed to have potential to make major gifts to the School of Education and other University interests as appropriate
- Sustain a level of major gift activity commensurate with performance expectations and prepare detailed and timely contact reports of all visits
- Effectively engage the Dean and other School of Education faculty and staff in the fundraising process
Volunteer ManagementEssential Tasks:
Percentage Of Time:
- Serve as primary representative of the School of Education to the University Advancement office and in university-level planning and execution of fundraising strategy
- Engage and utilize volunteers to execute the fundraising plan and help the Dean recruit potential volunteers for the School of Education Advisory Board and other school boards
- In conjunction with the Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, organize and manage the School of Education campaign volunteers and serve as the primary facilitator of their efforts
Campaign Strategy and Priority DevelopmentEssential Tasks:
Percentage Of Time:
- Create and implement strategic fundraising and campaign plans for the School of Education 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 School of Education staff
Annual GivingEssential Tasks:
- Develop, coordinate, and sustain a robust annual giving plan for the School of Education working with the Dean, Associate Vice Chancellor, and Annual Giving team
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Color Distinction - O, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - OWork Environment:
Inside - F, Outside - O