Director of Development, School of Engineering and Applied Sci. (SEAS)
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: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003296
Working Title: Director of Development, School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Daytime Hours, Occassional evenings/weekends
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 24
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:
Job Open Date: 03/14/2014
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:
A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 6 years of appropriate experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Six years of higher education fundraising.
Experience in a multi-unit university is particularly sought.
Proven track record of major gift fundraising for gifts of $100,000 to $1 million.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Strong verbal and writing skills.
Capital Campaign experience desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Supervises and manages three major gift officers (Senior Associate, Associate and Assistant Directors of Development) and their support staff.
Identifies, cultivates and solicits a major gift portfolio of 80-100 prospects for gifts of $100,000 to $1 million through significant local and national travel, and occasional international travel. Works collaboratively with the Dean, the Assistant Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, and Central Development and Alumni Relations colleagues to create and implement strategies leading to major, planned, principal and annual gifts for SEAS.
Oversees data management for prospect pool to ensure the accurate capture of prospect tracking, stage progression, contact reports, proposals, philanthropic capacity/inclination and biographical data into Advance. Uses various reporting tools to monitor prospect data. Expected to be an active partner within prospect tracking and management.
Works collaboratively with the Dean, the Assistant Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, and Central Development and Alumni Relations colleagues to create and implement strategies leading to major, planned, principal and annual gifts for SEAS.
Performs other work 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.