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Director of Development - Harn Museum of Art

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, DIR 4
Unit: Harn Museum of Art
UF Position#: 00029772
UF Req#: 0908082
Posting: 04/06/2015 - 05/06/2015

Director/Senior Director of Development will assist the Museum Director in building a comprehensive philanthropy program. This role has direct and primary responsibility for building the major giving, capital campaigns, and planned giving programs, as well as coordinating with curators for gifts of works of art. Has additional oversight for the museum's annual giving program. This major gift program includes all departments within the Museum. Director/Senior Director will serve on the senior leadership team of the Museum and serve as a mentor for the development team. 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: · Director: three to five of progressively responsible leadership experience in development with a demonstrated track record of successful fundraising in a university and/or museum. ·Senior Director: five to ten of progressively responsible leadership experience in development with a demonstrated track record of successful fundraising in a university and/or museum. · Track record of developing, and retaining a high caliber staff, building a team, and creatively organizing and managing them to maximize the support of external constituencies. · Experience in developing solicitation strategies. · Experience engaging, training, motivating, and staffing volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation, and closing of significant gifts; appreciation for the role of volunteers in building an effective development network. · Ability to demonstrate the highest standards of ethics as accepted by the professional fundraising community.

Other Openings

Development Coordinator - UF Shands Cancer Center

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, CRD 1
Unit: UF Shands Cancer Center
UF Position#: 00020651
UF Req#: 0908157
Posting: 04/15/2015 - 04/29/2015

This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Development for UF Health Cancer Center. Requires a highly responsible and capable individual who can work independently and professionally with minimal supervision and who can initiate action and exercise independent judgment in varied situations. This includes responsibility for coordination of strategic research, planning, and data collection to assist in identifying new annual fund and major gift campaign prospects for UF Health Cancer Center. The Development Coordinator conducts detailed biographical, demographic, corporate, foundation and financial research to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects. This position assists the Senior Development officer with determining philanthropic capacity and priorities for outreach and visit purposes in support of campaign goals and annual giving.
Main duties include coordination of Annual Giving Program; administrative/secretarial tasks; event planning, etc. 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: Experience in sales, event planning, and alumni outreach preferred.
Understanding of professional fund raising operations and ethics.
Experience in database management and prospect research desirable.
The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Superior skills, including typing (minimum 50 WPM), word-processing and database management.
Use of Microsoft Office, familiarity with web browsers and email applications mandatory. A proficiency test will be required.
Excellent spelling, punctuation and grammatical skills.
The ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments, organize files, and other records independently.
Ability to manage projects while handling multiple other tasks, calls and visitors expeditiously and courteously.