Under general direction, the Development Director serves as a leader within the Development Department and within the assigned School(s); is responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors as well as collaboration with planned giving and annual giving; plans, directs, and facilitates engagement activities such as event planning and board development; is responsible for moving donors into and through a pipeline of annual, major and planned gifts, while engaging the appropriate colleagues in the process.
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