The Development Specialist is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding alumni, parents, faculty and staff, and friends of UNC Charlotte. This position will support the development team by creating a pipeline of major donor prospects and will manage gifts of less than $10,000. The position is responsible for core fundraising metrics including early prospect outreach (cold calling), face-to-face visits, identification of new prospects, growth in cumulative giving, dollars raised, and donors secured.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Bachelor's degree Familiarity with fundraising and advancement
Ability to set and achieve goals
Demonstrated experience in writing proposals
Master's Degree preferred
Preference will be given to candidates with corporate and/or foundation fundraising experience in higher education, particularly a large, public university, or a comparably complex organization.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.