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posted September 23, 2020

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  • Gainesville, Florida, Job Description Managing Director of the Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology   The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, one of the premier communication programs in the country, is seeking an innovative and transformational leader for the Managing Director of the Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology (CTMT), a multidisciplinary initiative launched to understand the dynamics that have undermined the trustworthiness of content and information disseminated via technology. The Consortium is one of eight “moonshot” projects launched by the University of Florida aimed at solving some of society’s most urgent problems.   For more information on the Consortium, visit:  https://trust.jou.ufl.edu/ .   The College of Journalism and Communications embraces diversity as a shared responsibility among faculty, staff and students and strives for tangible expressions of this responsibility. We are committed to fostering a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of all races, genders, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, identities and abilities to express their culture and perspectives through the art and science of journalism and communication.   The Managing Director will be responsible for the operational management and administrative direction of CTMT, including facilitating research and operational collaborations, both on and off campus; building capacity and sustainability through fund-raising in both the private and governmental sectors; developing grants and fellowship programs and recruiting participants; and developing an infrastructure to support Consortium scholars. The Managing Director will also work with UF faculty to connect the work of CTMT with curriculum and recruit graduate and undergraduate student involvement in the Consortium.  This position reports to the Dean and will supervise administrative and student support.    The Managing Director will establish a Board of Consultants comprised of academics and professionals to advise CTMT on research opportunities, act as ambassadors for the Consortium, and serve as a sounding board on strategic direction and focus.  The Managing Director also will work with the Center for Public Interest Communications to devise the most effective, public-facing communications strategy.   The   College of Journalism and Communications  is one of the premier programs in the country, with 74 full-time faculty members teaching in four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Telecommunication. The program is known for our world-class immersion venues, which pair students with professionals to gain real-world experience. A recognized national leader in the field, the College is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). To learn more:  https://www.jou.ufl.edu/this-is-cjc/     The University of Florida  is a member of the Association of American Universities and is categorized in the Carnegie Commission's top tier of research universities, and is ranked #6 among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. UF’s more than 55,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.   Gainesville, Florida  has been described as one of America’s best college towns and a hotspot for talented workers.  Money  magazine,  Frommer’s  and  Forbes  are just a few of the magazines that have named Gainesville the top city in the nation for livability. The city boasts a revitalized downtown whose culturally enriched environment rivals those found in much larger cities.    Minimum Requirements Master's degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and eight years of relevant experience.   Preferred Qualifications: Leadership experience in building collaborative teams and partnerships in an academic or non-profit environment is a must. Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline or 15 years of industry experience. Experience in areas related to trust, media or technology. Experience in fundraising from both public and private funders.   Special Instructions To Applicants: Applicants should submit a resume, a letter of interest outlining a description of his/her/their relevant work experience and examples of appropriate work. Please list email addresses and phone numbers for at least three professional references.   Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.   Application Process For more details and to apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/514903/director-administrative-services      The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Major Gifts Officer (MGO) to join a progressive Pitt Business schools team within the University’s Division of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement (PAE). MGOs are expected to fundraise from prospective donors evaluated with the capacity to donate $100,000 or more as well as build a diverse and sustainable portfolio. In order to effectively manage critical relationships with current and prospective donors to meet both short and long-term fundraising objectives for the University, MGOs must consistently initiate contacts with potential major donors, develop and execute strategies to cultivate and maintain relationships, and solicit and close major gifts. MGOs will possess the needed competencies and skills to solicit individual gifts and build long-term sustainable relationships with prospective donors, and will have a successful track record of doing so. Must be willing to travel at least 30% of the time. The primary objective of an MGO is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions, and values. The responsibilities are focused on fundraising from prospective donors evaluated with the capacity to donate $100,000 or more and include: a) Substantive discussions with potential donors to confirm their giving capacity and to assess their interest in providing financial support to the University b) designing and completing cultivation tasks c) collaborate with colleagues in other divisions, including those within PAE, other academic units, Athletics, and other units across the university d) creating and executing complex multi-dimensional strategies leading to gift agreements e) creating endowment and pledge agreements f) creating and implementing stewardship strategies g) maintaining accurate records in PAE’s database system Bachelor's degree required. Master's preferred. Superior verbal and written skills. Must be able and willing to travel extensively outside of the Western Pennsylvania area. At least 7 years in fundraising or related, relevant experience, evidence of successfully building a portfolio through cold calls, evidence of major gifts closed from cold call activity, interaction with academic deans, department heads and faculty in a development context, and must have experience with stewardship techniques.
  • Vancouver, Washington, Washington State University Vancouver Director of Development 1 We’re hiring a dynamic professional to fill the role of director of development 1. This position focuses on philanthropic activity with the aim of cultivating donors and raising funds to support WSU Vancouver.  The DOD 1 will focus on annual and major gifts carrying a portfolio of approximately 200, a minimum of 100 solicitations with a fundraising goal of 250K+ annually. Duties include securing funds and managing scholarships, coordinating recent alumni engagement committee, sponsorships and more.  Ideal candidates will be motivated and goal oriented, have development experience, excellent organizational and communication skills, self-driven and work well on a team. WSU Vancouver is part of the Washington State University system located in Vancouver, WA educating approximately 3500 students—45% are first generation students. Come join our awesome team! Learn more by going to https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/human-resources/director-development. Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years Advancement experience or comparable experience in sales, marketing, or public relations that has involved direct face-to-face contact with clients, customers, prospective customers, and/or members of the public. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Additional requirements: Experience demonstrating strong interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining internal and external relationships. Demonstrated ability to cultivate, develop and steward client/donor relationships Demonstrated commitment to and expertise in promoting diversity and working with diverse constituencies. Understanding of proposal development and writing, fundraising and/or client development principles and techniques; project management skills; and relevant event planning/management. Demonstrated success in proposal writing and submission. Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid driver’s license at time of hire. Evening and weekend work required. (Required) Preferred qualifications: Fundraising experience closing major gifts of $25,000 and above. Evidence of ability to plan and execute a fundraising project from conception to realization. Experience engaging faculty and translating their research into layman terms for prospective donors. Experience with alumni/donor database applications. WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
  • Galveston, Texas, Under the direction of the President, the Director of Development and Galveston College Foundation is responsible for development and fund raising on behalf of the College and the Foundation, as well as administrative and support services for the Galveston College Foundation.  ( Development and fund raising include, but are not limited to, annual giving, planned giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, special events, and alumni relations and services .) Required Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline; A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a proven fundraising professional; Demonstrated ability in securing major grants and/or gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and/or other private funding sources; Ability to work collaboratively to propose, develop and implement strategies for development, for fundraising solicitations, for managing relationships with donors and donor prospects, and for building dynamic, trusting relationships, with volunteers, the college community, and philanthropic audiences. Demonstrated ability in planning and implementing long- and short-range development initiatives in conjunction with strategic planning processes; Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with academic leadership, faculty, prospects, donors, and/or volunteers in a wide range of roles; Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate, and timely reports and other documents to support development objectives; Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others; Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of development objectives; Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment; Community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community; Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present effectively to small and large groups; Demonstrated organizational and multi-tasking skills are required with the ability to prioritize and manage projects; Demonstrated ability to build engagement and fundraising programs; Demonstrated experience in cultivating, managing and training volunteers, alumni, and other stakeholders. Ability to work and provide leadership for volunteers and/or lower-level staff in the execution of development activities; Proficiency with Microsoft Office, as well as eTapestry software and/or comparable fundraising/CRM system. Preferred Qualifications: Experience: Six or more years of direct experience soliciting major, planned, and/or annual gifts for an institution of higher education. Knowledge:  Knowledge of alumni engagement and fund development strategies in a college or non-profit setting. Knowledge of fundraising objectives and principles. Abilities : Ability to recognize strengths and weaknesses in volunteers; ability to work efficiently and manage resources. Ability to compose inspiring and effective communications that will successfully engage and solicit targeted audiences. Other Characteristics:  Creative and entrepreneurial approach to initiatives; enthusiasm and positive attitude; exceptional work ethic; customer service orientation; and good social presence.
  • East Lansing, Michigan, CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION MSU Title:   Development Officer II Level:   APA 14 Working Title:   Associate Director of Development, College of Education   Basic Function: The College of Education, together with the Office of University Advancement, is seeking an accomplished, responsive, collaborative and results-oriented fundraiser to join its Advancement team. This team member will be the primary development liaison for several units within the college, and will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni and friends of the College of Education as well as corporate, foundation and other college stakeholders, in its efforts to improve teaching and learning across our nation and world, particularly within the contexts of urban and global education. The ability to think and act strategically will be critical to the success of this position. The Associate Director of Development will focus efforts on face-to-face contact with prospects whose philanthropic capacity is $100,000 and more, managing a portfolio of 125 to 150 major donor prospects.   It is expected that the Associate Director will average 15 to 20 face-to-face strategic visits, which result in “moves” toward major gifts, and 2 to 4 major gift solicitations per month. The Associate Director will play a pivotal role in the identification and qualification of major donor prospects in preparation for MSU’s next capital campaign.   Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Directly reporting to the Senior Director of Development for the Education, the Associate Director of Development will: Solicitation, Cultivation & Discovery Collaborate and coordinate with University Advancement, and administrators and faculty of the College of Education to create and carry out fundraising strategies and solicitation of gifts of $100,000 and more Build strong, engaged relationships with major gift prospects to determine and merge prospect passions/interests/needs with MSU/College of Education areas of funding priority and opportunity Engage 15-20 major prospects through personal visits which result in strategic “moves” toward closure of major gifts ($100,000+) each month Maintain accurate donor/prospect records in the Advance system, planning and documenting significant strategic prospect “moves” toward closure of major gifts Recruit, train and manage volunteers who assist with planning and carrying out development objectives Regular travel involving automobile and air travel Strategy & Coordination Interpret needs/priorities of College of Education units, verbally and in writing, to engender a level of understanding that is conducive to giving Participate as part of the College of Education Advancement team on strategic planning and initiatives, budgeting, reporting and special events Assist the Senior Director of Development in planning for the capital campaign. This includes the development of funding priorities, the identification and cultivation of leadership gifts, recruitment of volunteers, and development of the case for support. Build working relationships with internal constituents to enhance information exchange between College of Education units, including advising faculty and administrators of appropriate fundraising strategies Data Management & Planning Prepare annual personal fundraising goals and analyze/report goal accomplishment Assist in planning and implementing special purpose appeals as necessary Attend appropriate workshops and seminars to enhance professional development Act as a public goodwill ambassador for Michigan State University and all the units contained within the College of Education Ensure best practices in office systems, practices, files and record keeping; ensure effective use of strategic tools and resources such as contact reports, prospect management, research, and analysis, and the Advance database.  Minimum Requirements: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year degree program in communications, public relations, marketing, business, liberal arts or related field Three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in professional fundraising, alumni/donor relations, public relations, marketing or related field. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience This position requires travel.       Must have a valid driver’s license.   Desired Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree. 3-5 years of professional major gift fund raising experience in higher education or readily transferable skills and a proven track record of working in a complex environment. Working knowledge of tax laws affecting charitable giving. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and intellectual curiosity. Collaborative team-oriented style. Ability to work with a variety of personality types. Experience with “Moves Management” or related strategic relationship development. Excellent interpersonal skills. Travel required If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Pat Karam, Recruitment Manager, at karampat@msu.edu . All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system the URL for that website is careers.msu.edu. Please indicate the position number 678784 when submitting your application. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.