Accountable for effectively developing and maintaining highly important relationships with key major gift (and prospective major gift) constituents as assigned.
Ensures effective qualification, cultivation, and stewardship of highly important constituents.
Responsible for increasing levels of annual and long-term engagement and giving within assigned constituents.
Responsible for effective management of fundraising projects and events as assigned.
Accountable for positively representing all aspects of the university at all times.
Must possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
The ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced organization and work effectively with staff, administrators, faculty, alumni, and board members is essential.
Demonstrated ability to cultivate and close six and seven-figure gifts.
Enthusiastic commitment to advancing the university's mission; experience in team-building and project management.
Must be able to work collegially and effectively with a diverse group of alumni, students, faculty, and staff daily.
Ability to travel internationally and domestically.
Must be independently responsible for data entry of contacts, expenses, and scheduling.
Experience in private college advancement is highly desirable with preference to those with a proven track record in garnering philanthropic support.
Experience working inter departmentally with Planned Giving and Annual Giving.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable skills have been acquired will be considered.
A current valid driver's license, in accordance with the University's Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy, is required.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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About Colgate University
Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students and faculty in local, national, and global communities.