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Senior Director of Development, Student Affairs - Alumni Affairs

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, DIR 4
Unit: Alumni Affairs
UF Position#: 00029143
UF Req#: 0906328
Posting: 08/08/2014 - 08/22/2014

Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs and working in conjunction with the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Senior Director of Development will lead fundraising initiatives for the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program (MFOS) and Student Affairs priority projects. The incumbent will work synergistically in two major functional areas, the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs and Student Affairs. · Manage a portfolio of major and leadership gift prospects/donors for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholar (MFOS) program and coordinate similar actions by other development officers engaged in this process.
· In addition, the incumbent will also maintain a portfolio of fundraising prospects for the cultivation of major gifts for Student Affairs' targeted initiatives.
· Strategically manage relationships through face-to-face visits to bring major and leadership gift solicitations to closure.
· Develop and implement a comprehensive communications plan to inform constituents and identified markets about the mission, vision, and values of the MFOS and Student Affairs, its funding priorities, and gift opportunities.
· Develop new fundraising initiatives to broaden the University's donor base and build new donor pipelines.
· Work with central development office to set objectives and goals for the solicitation of MFOS prospects.
· Work with the ODAA Strategic Communications & Marketing team to coordinate solicitation communications to key constituencies. Contribute to the production of publications and electronic communications. 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: · Five to seven years of major/ leadership gift or related fundraising 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.
· Prior experience fundraising for student affairs and programs.
· Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards.
· Expertise in developing solicitation strategies.
· Passion and a deep appreciation for initiatives supporting students.
· Exceptional judgment, strong initiative, and a quick learner with ability to think strategically and analytically and the organizational skills to move from vision to action.
· Highly motivated and efficient operator with the ability to manage a significant volume of diverse tasks, activities and projects, including both tactical and strategic projects.

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 - Veterinary Medicine

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, CRD 4
Unit: Veterinary Medicine
UF Position#: 00028956
UF Req#: 0905853
Posting: 06/10/2014 - 09/05/2014

The Director of Development will lead The Career Access Scholarship Program for the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Reporting directly to the Dean of the College and in collaboration with the Senior Director of Development, the incumbent is responsible for developing and executing the CVM scholarship fundraising program by growing the endowment base to fulfill the financial needs as identified by the Dean and in alignment with the strategic initiatives of Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA). He or she will serve as a strategic partner with the College and ODAA ensuring conformity with the central fundraising 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. · Lead and execute the major gift program as related to the CVM Career Access Scholarship Program, effectively building a portfolio of donor opportunities and a pipeline of prospects to ensure future success of the fundraising program. · Develop and implement a comprehensive communications plan for the CVM Career Access Scholarship Program 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 the CVM Career Access Scholarship Program. · Creates a structured process for the identification, recruitment, evaluation, recognition, and replacement of volunteers to strengthen fundraising effectiveness related to the CVM Career Access Scholarship Program. · Works with development team to manage the office effectively. 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: · Six to eight years fundraising experience that includes 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. · Ability to work collaboratively and a team player. · The ability and willingness to travel.

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.

Senior Director of Creative Services - Communications

UF Title: INFO/PUB SVCS, DIR 5
Unit: Communications
UF Position#: 00029041
UF Req#: 0906165
Posting: 07/18/2014 - 08/12/2014

The Senior Director of Creative Services is responsible for the leadership and supervision of the creative design team in communications at the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA). Reporting to the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Strategic Communications & Marketing. · Oversees all projects undertaken by the creative services team from concept to completion, including print and digital design and production, graphic design, multimedia presentations and special projects. · Works closely with AVP and his/her direct reports to advise clients in projects and strategies, branding, and best practices. · Coordinates the development of communications and marketing materials in a variety of media. · Serves as lead designer on major and priority projects, and provides guidance to designers for all others. · Directly supervises and manages high-performing team of professional designers and multimedia specialists. · Leads, challenges and inspires team with effective brainstorming sessions, concept development, and creative presentations. · Oversees department's budget in coordination with the AVP. Ensures agreed-upon deliverables and costs are tracked and delivered on schedule, as appropriate. · Utilizes data/metrics collected from key channels (e.g., advertising, web communications, publications, campus communications, social media, etc.) to inform the effectiveness of specific efforts and enable strategic adjustments based on results. · Responsible for managing quality control for all communications and marketing deliverables, in partnership with the AVP. · Formulates the strategic plan, developing and implementing unit goals, objectives, and systems, in partnership with the AVP. 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 success in managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, adapting quickly to changing priorities, while maintaining great attention to detail and accuracy.