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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, this position is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the fundraising, alumni, and constituent engagement efforts for schools and units within Advancement and Alumni Engagement. Manages a team of senior staff who perform at the highest levels with sustained success in managing individual, corporate, foundation, and planned gift activity for respective schools working in close coordination with deans, faculty, physicians, and/or program directors to identify key initiatives for private funding. Manages a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects, works with volunteer leadership groups related to major gift activity, directs the planning for major gift functions, donor recognition and major gift stewardship. Facilitates partnerships with other departments/schools/units within the division and the University. Participates in the advancement strategic planning process, assists in policy making for department-wide initiatives, and may represent the division at university functions. Develops and manages budgets. Some travel is required. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and eight years of successful fundraising or related experience, preferably in raising major gifts in an educational setting. Demonstrated success in working in billion dollar comprehensive campaigns, major and principal gift fundraising from individuals, corporations, foundations including planned and deferred giving. Must possess outstanding leadership, management, interpersonal and communication skills and exhibit a collaborative work style.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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