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Director of Development - Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

UF Title: DIR, Development
Unit: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
UF Position#: 00025423
UF Req#: 500571
Posting: 11/23/2016 - 12/18/2016

The Director of Development is responsible for implementing a broad range of fundraising activities for the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, focused primarily on acquiring major gifts. The incumbent is responsible for developing and executing the college's fundraising program to fulfill the financial needs as identified by the Executive Director of Development & External Affairs in alignment with the strategic initiatives of Advancement. This requisition will fill two positions. 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. 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.

Executive Director of Advancement - Veterinary Medicine

UF Title: Executive Director of Advancement
Unit: Veterinary Medicine
UF Position#:
UF Req#: 500687
Posting: 12/06/2016 - 01/02/2017

The Executive Director of Development and Advancement will lead the fundraising and alumni support programs for the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), building a comprehensive program that reflects industry best practices and significantly increases charitable contributions. The incumbent will be responsible for envisioning, developing, and implementing programs and infrastructure in support of the college and will oversee campaign initiatives. He or she will serve as a critical member of the CVM leadership with the focus of uniting stakeholders behind the Dean's vision for philanthropy. The incumbent will report dually to the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Associate Vice President for Development & Campaign Initiatives, serving as a strategic partner with the College and UF Advancement. 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 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: Strategic and critical thinker with a strong grasp of industry best practices and a holistic understanding of all aspects of fundraising. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement a comprehensive plan and program. Proven leadership experience managing high performing teams of multiple development professionals. Proven ability to work strategically at a high caliber of creativity. Expertise in developing solicitation strategies. Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards. Prior work with volunteers and soliciting major gifts. Ability to work with data for the planning and evaluation of fundraising efforts; skilled with analysis/reporting

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