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Executive Director of Advancement - Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

UF Title: Exec Dir, Dev & Ext/Alum Aff
Unit: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
UF Position#:
UF Req#: 498898
Posting: 03/21/2017 - 04/13/2017

The Executive Director of Advancement is responsible for the overall administration of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering programming for development and external affairs, alumni affairs, and communications. The incumbent is also responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and the stewardship of leadership and principal gift prospects, where gifts are assessed at $1,000,000 and above. In addition, the Executive Director will ensure conformity with the central fundraising efforts and promote a culture of philanthropy by broadening constituents' understanding of the value of giving. Furthermore, the incumbent will manage a high performing development team, providing leadership on matters relating to fundraising, accountability and staffing including establishing goals in alignment with unit objectives and the strategic plan. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and ten years of experience. Five + years of fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000 and above from individual and corporate prospects. Preferred qualifications: Five + years of fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000 and above from individual and corporate prospects. 3+ years' experience leading a high performing team of 3+, including prior management of development officers. Track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining a high caliber staff, building a team, and creatively organizing and managing them to maximize the support of external constituencies. Excellent organizational and operational skills; confidence and independence in exercising leadership skills and in representing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering to external constituents. Ability to construct, articulate, and implement an annual strategic development plan for a department. Expertise in developing solicitation strategies.

Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs - Medicine

UF Title: Senior Director of Advancement
Unit: Medicine
UF Position#: 00002141
UF Req#: 500961
Posting: 02/08/2017 - 04/06/2017

The incumbent serves as Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs, College of Medicine and is responsible for assisting the Assistant Vice President of Development & Alumni Affairs, UF Health, in the general administration of the College of Medicine's development and alumni affairs program. The incumbent is responsible for securing and stewarding philanthropic gifts from a portfolio of major and principal gift prospects and donors and implementing programs for the University of Florida, College of Medicine designed to increase alumni engagement and grow philanthropic support. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and eight years of experience. Five years of fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000 and above from individual and corporate prospects. Three years of supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications: Three to five years of major gift fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000 and above from individual and corporate prospects with campaign experience. Prior experience in a college or university setting, enthusiasm for fundraising in a comprehensive research university, and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization. Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards. Expertise in developing solicitation strategies. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.

Other Openings

Director of Donor Programs - Donor Relations

Unit: Donor Relations
UF Position#: 00032094
UF Req#: 501275
Posting: 03/10/2017 - 03/23/2017

The Director of Donor Programs will collaboratively drive, develop, and implement recognition programs that honor and celebrate donors at key lifetime giving milestones, promoting additional (and increased) giving, and deepening each donor's personal commitment to UF through personalized and meaningful engagement. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred qualifications: Minimum five years' experience in a comprehensive stewardship/donor relations program in a large scale university or one of similar complexity, with proven leadership success. Experience in program development, fundraising, communications, marketing and public relations. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse constituencies, meet deadlines, be self-motivated, and work independently. Strong interpersonal skills, especially the ability to work effectively within a complex organization.

Assistant Director of Donor Relations - Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

UF Title: AST Dir, Public/Governmental Relations
Unit: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
UF Position#:
UF Req#: 501724
Posting: 03/15/2017 - 03/22/2017

The Assistant Director of Donor Relations for the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Development and External Affairs office is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, management of a comprehensive and integrated donor relations and stewardship program to acknowledge and engage donors and prospective donors with the Wertheim College of Engineering. This position has access to highly confidential information from prospects, donors, alumni, corporations and foundations. Must adhere, protect and respect the confidentiality of information and maintain a high standard of ethics. THE GOLD STANDARD CULTURE At UF Advancement we are committed to "The Gold Standard Culture" and live it through: Our Vision: To Be The Best (TB2) Our Values: As a passionate, competitive, hardworking team, we take great pride in our culture/values of Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence (R.A.I.S.E.). Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience. Preferred qualifications: Thorough understanding of the integral role stewardship and donor relations play in fundraising strategy and in building life-long relationships between donors and alumni with the College of Engineering. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse constituencies, meet deadlines, be self-motivated, and work independently. Accuracy, attention to detail and a customer service oriented attitude

Development Assistant - Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

UF Title: Development Assistant
Unit: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
UF Position#:
UF Req#: 501696
Posting: 03/14/2017 - 03/21/2017

The Development Assistant will be responsible for supporting alumni, donor, and constituent relations as well as providing administrative support to the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for planning events that support the philanthropic efforts of the Wertheim College of Engineering. THE GOLD STANDARD CULTURE At UF Advancement we are committed to "The Gold Standard Culture" and live it through: Our Vision: To Be The Best (TB2) Our Values: As a passionate, competitive, hardworking team, we take great pride in our culture/values of Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence (R.A.I.S.E.). Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred qualifications: Four years of experience working in a complex office environment performing administrative activities. Prior experience in a college or university setting, enthusiasm for fundraising in a comprehensive research university, and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers. Ability to work collaboratively and a team player. Competency in problem solving. Excellent oral/ written communications and interpersonal skills; effective time management and organizational skills that are essential for success in this position.