Director of Development - Medicine - Jacksonville
UF Title: Director, Development
Unit: Medicine - Jacksonville
UF Position#: 00025058
UF Req#: 502594
Posting: 06/08/2017 - 06/29/2017
Reporting to the Senior Advisor, UF Health, the Director of Development is responsible for developing and executing the institute's fundraising program to fulfill the financial needs as identified and in alignment with the strategic initiatives of UF Proton Therapy Institute and UF Advancement. He or she will serve as a strategic partner with UF Proton Therapy Institute and UF Advancement ensuring conformity with the central fund raising efforts and the overall university development and alumni programs and goals and in promoting a culture of philanthropy by broadening constituents' understanding of the value of giving. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and three years of appropriate experience in Development or a related field; or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and five years of experience in Development or a related field. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential. 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/or medical setting and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization. Prior experience managing annual fund programs. Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards. Familiar with developing solicitation strategies. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.