Assistant Vice President of Development, School of Engineering and Applied Sci.
Job Location Tompkins Hall - 725 23rd St NW - FB0038
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations (DEV)
College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
II. POSITION INFORMATION
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Senior Management
Posting Number: Staff - 002805
Working Title: Assistant Vice President of Development, School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (daytime hours); Some evenings/weekends.
Total Hours Per Week: 40+
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Emergency Designation: No
Job Open Date: 09/20/2013
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:
III. JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.
Job Description Summary:
GW is currently seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join The School of Engineering and Applied Science as the Assistant Vice President for Development, SEAS. The successful candidate will work with the Dean of SEAS and the Associate Vice President for Development, Schools and Units, to develop and execute annual and long-term development plans for The School of Engineering and university-wide initiatives, coordinating with and engaging others in this work, including staff, alumni, and external constituents. The candidate will work to create philanthropic strategies that advance the SEAS program, particularly in the capital campaign for the new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH). The candidate will build a team of staff to realize these philanthropic strategies.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 6-8 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience in a senior management level position in the field of Advancement/Development.
6 years of successful major gifts fundraising and experience in developing and executing short and long term prospect strategies including gifts of $1 million or more.
3 years' supervisory experience developing, mentoring, and leading a development team of professional level staff.
Experience working in the engineering and applied science arena is strongly desired. Capital campaign experience is greatly preferred.
Excellent understanding of how to navigate and function within a large complex institutional environment is desired.
Ability to engage diverse stakeholders, strengthening their commitment to the organization and achieving their philanthropic support, is desired.
Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills.
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) or other certification preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Works with the Dean of SEAS (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) and the Associate Vice President for Development, Schools and Units, to develop and execute annual and long-term development plans for The School of Engineering and university-wide initiatives, coordinating with and engaging others in this work, including staff, alumni, and external constituents. Works to create philanthropic strategies that advance the SEAS program, particularly in the capital campaign for the new Science and Engineering Hall. Supervises professional staff.
Manages a pool of SEAS' top major and principal gift prospects, along with other prospects as appropriate. Works closely with the Dean, his senior leadership team and faculty, SEAS development staff, National Advisory Council and senior members of DAR (Development and Alumni Relations) to establish programs for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of top-tier prospects, including visits by trustees, president, deans, appropriate faculty, key donors and volunteers.
Coordinates and supports the volunteer and fundraising efforts of SEAS' National Advisory Council.
Serves as a member of the DAR Senior Council and the Dean's senior leadership team. Participates on committees to provide and receive feedback on activities that may impact SEAS and university fundraising activities.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
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The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.