Salary Range: Dependent on Qualifications and/or Experience
The Senior Director of Development serves in a senior leadership role immediately under that of the associate dean for development of the Arts & Sciences Foundation and, in that role, assists with the coordination of all the Foundation’s principal and major gift activity. Specific responsibilities include the following: (1) working closely with the associate dean and senior associate dean to plan and execute campaign and annual principal and major gift activity; (2) supervising a minimum of four major gift officers; (3) cultivating and soliciting a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects for the College of Arts & Sciences; (4) serving as a member of the senior associate dean and executive director’s leadership team, including coordinating campaign and annual principal giving planning and activity with the associate dean and the directors of donor relations and communications, annual giving and prospect management; (5) working closely with the senior associate deans for fine arts and humanities, social sciences and global programs, natural sciences, and undergraduate education to identify and articulate fundraising initiatives and priorities for their respective areas; (6) serving as a liaison to the finance committee of the Foundation’s board of directors; and (7) serving as the Foundation’s primary liaison in campaign coordination to University Development in the associate dean’s absence.
Education and Experience:
A minimum of one year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience required. In addition, six or more years of development, sales, or related experience is preferred. Experience in a university or large college setting is preferred. Successful track record in soliciting and closing principal and major gifts-whether outright or deferred-as well as campaign experience is required. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills are required. Superior written and verbal communication skills required. Demonstrated supervisory experience of fundraising staff required. Working knowledge of computer-related office tools and database management is required.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 159926
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