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Senior Director of Development - Liberal Arts and Sciences

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFFAIRS, DIR 4
Unit: Liberal Arts and Sciences
UF Position#: 00029123
UF Req#: 0906409
Posting: 08/21/2014 - 09/21/2014

The Senior Director of Development, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, is responsible assisting the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Development and Alumni Affairs and the University of Florida (UF) College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) in building a comprehensive philanthropy program. The incumbent has direct and primary responsibility for building major giving, capital campaigns, and planned giving programs.

The Senior Director of Development, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences will manage a portfolio of major gift prospects/donors whose gifts are assessed at $100,000 and above. He or she will build a portfolio of fundraising prospects and strategically manage relationships through face-to-face visits to bring major gift solicitations to closure. This position requires significant travel by automobile; maintaining an acceptable driving record that meets insurance requirements and an active Florida driver license must be maintained in order to meet this function.

This position works closely with the Director of Communications to develop and implement a comprehensive communications plan for CLAS to inform alumni and identified markets about the mission, vision, and values of the college, its funding priorities, and scholarship opportunities, serve as an advisor to the dean and the faculty of the college on fundraising and alumni programs as related to CLAS and evaluate the program using established attributes and metrics to produce accurate reports, to guide effective decision making and to achieve the vision "TB2". Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience. Preferred qualifications: · Seven to ten 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.
· Strong leadership, strategic planning and management skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others in a team environment
· Expertise in developing solicitation strategies.
· 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.

Senior Director of Program Management - Medicine

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, DIR 4
Unit: Medicine
UF Position#: 00026537
UF Req#: 0906367
Posting: 08/14/2014 - 09/12/2014

The Senior Director of Program Management is an integral position in the College of Medicine. Reporting to the Associate VP for Development, UF HSC/ VP for Development, UF Health, the incumbent will be responsible for the oversight of the management/ operations and fundraising activities for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) and UF Health annual fundraising activities including direct mail solicitations, stewardship/recognition, pipeline management/research and successful completion of annual goals and metrics. In addition, he or she will manage the fundraising efforts for the Department of Pediatrics together with the Children's Hospital.
·Oversee programs, staff and resources. Plan and monitor the budget, using resources for best results in fundraising and planning activities involving volunteers, prospects, faculty and administration. ·Manage and build a portfolio; he or she is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and the stewardship of Pediatrics donors/prospects. The incumbent will focus on annual, mid-level, and major gifts. ·Oversee a Director of Development of the Children's Miracle Network (CMN), by ensuring CMN program is operating effectively, maximizing overall return on investment, ensuring CMN program's gross revenue goals are met, meet all contractual and legal obligations. Ensure CMN program's gross revenue is above $4M. ·Oversee the Annual Giving program to include oversight of staff, ensure overall annual program is operating efficiently and meetings its annual goals; direct mail program operates effectively, including but not limited to: gift stewardship and recognition, commemorative giving, donor clubs and employee giving; work collaboratively to maximize ROI for UF Health. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience. Preferred qualifications: ·Five to seven years of proven success in high level program and project management. ·3-5 years' experience with documented success in cultivating relationships and soliciting major gifts. ·Prior experience in a college or university setting, enthusiasm for development in a comprehensive research university, and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization.
·Prior experience in a development health science environment, and an enthusiasm for the UF Health mission.
·Senior leadership skills, supervisory experience, and is a collaborative team approach to fund development.
·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. ·Ability to work collaboratively and a team player. ·Excellent oral/ written communications and interpersonal skills.

Director of Development - Warrington College of Business Administration

UF Title: Director of Development
Unit: Warrington College of Business Administration
UF Position#: 00028291
UF Req#: 0903956
Posting: 09/24/2013 - 10/02/2014

The Director of Development, Warrington College of Business Administration, is responsible for the implementation of a broad range of fundraising activities for the college, focused primarily on acquiring major gifts.
He or she will build a portfolio of fundraising prospects and strategically manage relationships through face-to-face visits to bring major gift solicitations to closure. This position requires significant travel by automobile; maintaining an acceptable driving record that meets insurance requirements and an active Florida driver license must be maintained in order to meet this function.
Assist with the planning and implementing of short and long-term development and alumni programs and strategies.
Assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive communications plan to inform constituents and identified markets about the mission, vision, and values of the unit, its funding priorities, and gift opportunities.
Plans and monitors the budget, using resources for best results in fundraising and planning activities involving volunteers, prospects, faculty and administration.
Initiates, plans and supports activities and events involving volunteers and prospects. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Florida Driver's License required. Preferred qualifications: 3 - 5 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; desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization.
Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards.
Experience in developing solicitation strategies.
The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities. Team player. Excellent oral/written communications and interpersonal skills; effective time management and organizational skills that are essential for success in this position.
Working knowledge of a donor database, contact management and tracking system.
The ability and willingness to travel. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.

Other Openings

Assistant Vice President - Alumni Affairs

UF Title: Assistant Vice President for Alumni Affairs
Unit: Alumni Affairs
UF Position#: 00029136
UF Req#: 0906307
Posting: Until Filled

Serving as a member of the Alumni Affairs senior leadership team and building on the success of the current program, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Alumni Affairs provides operational leadership to the Alumni Affairs team and the UF Alumni Association (UFAA). The AVP reports to the Sr. Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs (Sr. AVP)/ Executive Director of the UFAA, responsible for guiding a strong Alumni Affairs team, building robust campus partnerships to create opportunities for meaningful alumni involvement and implementing a compelling vision of alumni engagement at multiple levels. The AVP will serve as the Chief Operating Officer for Alumni Affairs and the UFAA, focusing on daily operations of alumni affairs programming, staffing and volunteer management. The incumbent will serve as a strategic engagement liaison for staff and volunteers while driving the successful execution of targeted goals and programs. The AVP will manage the Alumni Affairs team, ensuring alignment with the goals of annual work and business plans and assuming overall responsibility for implementation of strategic initiatives. The incumbent will possess superior critical thinking, organization and communication skills that they will utilize to drive alumni engagement efforts at UF. The AVP will serve as a leader of people and programs with a breadth of knowledge and successful experience in alumni affairs, charged with making data-driven decisions and holding himself/herself, staff and volunteer leadership accountable for a significant return on investment. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience.

A valid driver's license is required. Preferred qualifications: · Proven, documented and consecutive years of experience in alumni Affairs, volunteer management, public higher education and board management. · Ability to recruit, motivate and develop volunteers. · Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. ·Highly motivated and efficient operator. · Highly competent and detail-oriented in executing tasks. · Prior experience working with senior leadership, solutions-focused and helpful. · Ability to be flexible and take an optimistic approach to work. · Collaborative leadership style that is well suited to management in a complex university setting. · Maturity, perspective and credibility necessary to work well with advancement colleagues, senior university administrators and key alumni volunteers; professional manner with all internal and external university constituents.

Administrative Assistant - Development

UF Title: ADMINISTRATIVE AST
Unit: Development
UF Position#: 00029236
UF Req#: 0906555
Posting: 09/12/2014 - 09/19/2014

The Administrative Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the Associate Vice President of Development, Athletics & Campaign Initiatives, representing the office to a diverse constituency. This role will plan and execute the administrative operations of the office as it relates to athletics and campaign initiatives. The incumbent must have the ability to coordinate multiple projects at a high level of performance, accuracy and speed. This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently. · Maintain accurate calendar for the AVP; determine priorities for meetings; schedule meetings; confirm meetings; cancel meetings when needed. Schedule prep and debrief time on calendar and anticipate the same for meetings which require more attention. Monitor and update contact information in Outlook. · Coordinate travel arrangements. · Assist with development and justification of operating budget, monitor annual operating budget and provide periodic reports. · Communicate policy for program operations and advise AVP regarding interpretations, applications, and implementation of new or revised rules, policies and procedures. · Coordinate, plan and implement communications and off-site events, as needed, that may include university and ODAA leadership. · Support the office by providing customer service and telephone coverage for the office. · Assist AVP in preparing for Leadership Council, Volunteer Workgroup and other workgroups/councils. · Liaison and work closely with development support staff and the Gator Booster office. Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma and seven years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute an equivalent rate for the required experience.

A valid Florida driver's license is required. Preferred qualifications: · Experience in supporting top level executives in development, fundraising, alumni relations or higher education.· Flexibility and the ability to work well with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside donors and volunteers.· Requires the ability to type 35 cwpm; 45 cwpm preferred. · Excellent organizational skillsaccurately.
· Experience writing reports, correspondence and other documents. · The ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision, to exercise independent judgment and personal initiative, and accept responsibility for decisions and actions. · Skills to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team. · Extensive word processing, spreadsheet development, data base and internet research skills.

Prospect Strategy Analyst - Prospect Management, Research and Analysis

UF Title: RESEARCH PROGS/SVCS, CRD 1
Unit: Prospect Management, Research and Analysis
UF Position#: 00029216
UF Req#: 0906523
Posting: 09/10/2014 - 09/23/2014

The Prospect Strategy Analyst provides leadership, oversight and strategy for designated colleges/units with regard to prospect management, research and analysis. The position serves as a partner to ensure excellence in service to fundraisers in pipeline and portfolio development, including training and reporting support. This position will collaborate closely with PMRA and Advancement Services teams on institution-wide strategic initiatives and to develop and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures. - Act as a strategic prospect strategy analyst for the College of Engineering to assist the Major Gift development team in prospect strategy development, strengthening portfolios and working to significantly increase the number of prospects under management. - To provide professional prospect development research and information services in support of the fundraising goals and objectives of ODAA. - Partners with Data Analytics, Development Information Systems and Biographical Services to develop accurate and useful reporting strategies in support of the prospect development team as well as central development initiatives related to campaign planning. - Provide consultative services and orientation sessions. Manage and deploy tools to assist development teams. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

A valid driver's license is required. Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess:
· Two years' experience in prospect management and/or research or fundraising in a higher education setting. · Exceptional analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analysis to produce reports that are usable and actionable to a variety of fundraising professionals. · Collaborative, collegial and customer service focused orientation, eager and able to engage a diverse stakeholder base, and able to build strong professional relationships. · Demonstrated success in program development and execution. · Strong consultative approach with ability to advise and influence internal clients through formal and informal presentations. · Proficient with Advance (or comparable alumni/donor database) and thorough understanding of the reports produced by and for PM purposes.