Michigan State University’s Office of University Advancement is seeking two experienced, highly motivated individuals to serve as Executive Directors providing oversight to Constituency Programs. As part of a team of three constituency executive directors, these individuals are responsible for the hiring, direct management, supervision and evaluation in partnership with each Dean/Director of 29 college/constituency unit fundraising programs across MSU (each director responsible for a respective subset of 29 direct reports); serves as the primary University Development liaison with deans/directors within the constituency units; assists and monitors the development of principal and major gift strategies; helps resolve problems as well as removes barriers to assure that development officers can be successful in furthering the mission, philanthropic goals and overall fundraising effectiveness within their respective units; and works directly with the Associate Vice President and Vice President for University Advancement in the planning and execution of fund-raising projects.
The job requires: knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Business; eight to ten years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in professional and higher education fundraising, public relations, marketing, development of budgets, preparation and presentation of case statements and analysis of operations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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