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Assistant Director of Development, Brooks College of Health

University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Director of Development, Brooks College of Health

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Working Hours:

M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm; Occ. nights/weekends


College Dev. Officers


Univ Development/Alumni Engagement


Univ Development/Alumni Engagement


Brooks College of Health

Approved Hiring Salary Range:

$55,000.00 to negotiable

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Equal Opportunity:

In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives:

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose:

The Assistant Director of Development, Brooks College of Health, under the direction of a Director or above, identifies, cultivates and solicits prospects for major gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, or estates.

Job Function:

- Discover, identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects and donors for major gifts and planned gifts
- Maintain a portfolio of approximately 100 prospect and donors, raining mid-level gifts ($5,000-$100,000) and major gifts ($100,000).- Plan and staff the College’s major giving and annual giving programs, including Faculty and Staff Drive, with attention to annual goals and expected outcomes, including annual increases in giving programs, acquiring new donors and renewing and upgrading current donors.- Work with the Director, Dean and Prospect Research to identify and qualify new prospects for the college and university.
- Work with the Director and Prospect Research to cultivate and solicit private foundations or corporations for significant gifts to support college initiatives.
- Help to promote the college’s scholarship programs, including donor relations, acknowledgements and events.
- Work with Director to spearhead Grant Writing from corporate and non-profit foundation.
- Manage college’s student scholarships by coordinating that criteria are met, awarded in a timely fashion, and properly invoiced with accurate record keeping. In addition, donor stewardship should be pursued, scholarship luncheons planned, pledge reminders distributed and the committee should be kept abreast of the scholarships to be awarded.
- Maintain the college’s development web site content including sub-sites (Us Initiative, Center for Global Health, donor listing, etc.) in partnership with ITS support.
- Support the Director and Dean in duties associated with the Dean’s Leadership Council.
- Create development publications for the college such as quarterly or annual reports and brochures, as needed.
- Actively work with the Director or AVP to maintain awareness of institutional priorities for fundraising to coordinate major gift solicitation with projects of specific mutual interest to the donor and college/unit to develop and implement college’s comprehensive fundraising plan, focusing specifically on developing strategies for stronger engagement of in-state prospects.
- Assist Director or AVP in providing strategic direction on college/unit development programs and initiatives, as well as providing operational management for those programs.
- Create a structured process for the identification, recruitment, evaluation, recognition, and replacement of volunteers to strengthen fundraising effectiveness related to the college.
- Participate in recruiting experienced and diverse leadership on the Dean’s advisory council.
- Supervise assigned staff.
- Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director in consultation with the Dean and the Assistant Vice President for Development as they relate to overall fundraising goals. During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.

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Marginal Functions:

May represent the university on local committees.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a directly related area of specialization and one year of experience directly related to the job functions.

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Departmental Requirements:

Related experience may include a combination of fundraising, volunteer board management, external sales, external/community affairs, business development, marketing or experience that involves reaching out to external constituencies to engage more closely with the organization or company that you represent.
- Must be a proven self-starter who can work autonomously and hold him/her/themselves accountable for results.
- Excellent interpersonal skills (position requires high visibility internally and externally).
- Superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven computer literacy in Microsoft programs, internet, email, etc.
- Experience with fundraising software.
- Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software.
- Knowledge of gift agreements and grant writing.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

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Open Until Filled:


Point of Contact Information:

Emily Gebbia, 904-620-2177

Hiring Official:

Michelle Drinks

Location if not Jacksonville:


Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application at order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online will not be considered for this position. Once you submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Emily Gebbia at (904) 620-2177 or at



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Vision Statement

University of North Florida will be the higher education nexus where diverse students, faculty, and organizations from around the world collaborate to creatively innovate for the advancement of society.


We achieve excellence in all we do; we are an institution of uncompromising character; we lead with humility, humanity and integrity.


Integrity – We do the right thing for the right reason at the right time.

Respect – We treat everyone with kindness, we are informed by the perspectives of other, and we draw strength from our differences.

Accountability – We are responsible for how the outcomes of our actions affect others and our environment. 

Innovation – We harness creativity and talent to turn challenges into opportunities and problems into solution in a uniquely UNF way.


Strategic Goal

University of national prominence and distinction with North Florida as our catalyst and student success as our mantra.  Learn more about UNF’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

Statement of Unity

UNF stands in unity and solidarity with all members of our community, regardless of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. We are proud of the diversity in our students, faculty and staff.

We strongly condemn acts of hate and bigotry as antithetical to the university's core values of mutual respect and civility. Actions and words that seek to deny human beings full membership in the broader moral community on the basis of arbitrary characteristics are intolerable. We stand opposed to violence in language or in action, and we see these as a threat to the mission of UNF as a public university that is committed to intellectual and cultural growth and civic awareness.

We pledge to stand with and for those who are the most vulnerable members of our community and to take actions that help our students and fellow employees feel safe and know that they are safe. We affirm UNF's unreserved commitment to student success within a diverse, supportive campus culture. We seek to embody the ideals of a free and democratic society, and we fully support and value each member of our community.


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