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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.

Assistant Director - Donor Relations

Unit: Donor Relations
UF Position#: 00026002
UF Req#: 0805612
Posting: 11/13/2014 - 11/26/2014

The Assistant Director of Donor Relations assists in the administration of the decentralized donor relations program for colleges/units at the University of Florida and partners with assigned colleges/units. Our goal is to raise the level of accountability and meaningful activity with the University's donors so they have a higher degree of engagement and cultivation satisfaction measured by donor retention and increased giving. This is an administrative level position exercising responsibility and independent judgment and decision making and may include supervisory responsibilities, particularly of student interns. Responsible for researching and creating Individual Stewardship Plans (ISPs) for leadership and major gift donors and Corporate/Foundation Stewardship Plans for targeted individuals and organizations, as requested. Also responsible for strategic writing and graphic design projects. 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. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience in a college or university setting. Enthusiasm and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization
1 - 3 years of professional experience; preferably in development and/or donor relations
Experience in recruitment, training and supervision of college interns. Demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with internal and external stakeholder. Excellent oral/written communications and interpersonal skills; effective time management; impeccable grammar. Strong organization skills with a focus on detail and fiscal oversight are imperative. Technical expertise in the following areas: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional Suite (including InDesign and Photoshop), Prezi.