Provides leadership and daily oversight of an integrated program encompassing development and alumni relations for an assigned college, including budget administration, allocation of resources, and supervision of staff.
Develops, implements, and directs a comprehensive development program for an assigned college, including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation support, and stewardship.
Collaborates with the dean to establish fundraising goals and priorities for the college.
Identifies and communicates a case for support based on college priorities and determines strategies to further amplify the college's and university's goals and mission with key constituencies.
Develops strategies to strengthen awareness of and ties to the college within University and external communities.
Develops and implements individual strategies for a portfolio of major gift donor prospects; cultivates, solicits and stewards these donor prospects.
Provides expertise on advancement matters to the college and engages academic leadership, faculty, staff, other development officers and volunteers in advancement activities as appropriate.
Establishes and implements an alumni relations strategy for the college by identifying alumni and industry interests and corresponding engagement opportunities within the college and university.
Administers budget and allocates resources within the college's development and alumni relations programs, including the supervision of staff.
May oversee other advancement activities for the college, including special events and communications.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 7 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional Posting Information:
1. Support the comprehensive planning and execution of capital and major gift fundraising campaigns for department of intercollegiate athletics.
2. Requires direct contact with donors and prospects along with a significant presence at athletic events and external functions to accomplish department fundraising objectives with a primary focus on major gifts.
3. Collaborate with coaches, athletic administration, university advancement and external constituents to support departmental goals.
4. Coordinate all aspects of Men's Basketball restricted fundraising initiatives. Supervise and mentor development staff responsible for other sport-specific giving.
5. Serves as an Ambassador for Cougar Athletics and the University of Houston. At all times, in all settings represent the Department and University in a way that positively reflects and grows affinity for all things UH.
Internal Number: STA005293
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