Associate Director of Development - Health and Human Performance
UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, CRD 3
Unit: Health and Human Performance
UF Position#: 00006387
UF Req#: 493571
Posting: 09/15/2015 - 10/15/2015
The Associate Director of Development in the College of Health and Human Performance is responsible for assisting the Senior Director for Development with fundraising, alumni engagement, and communication on behalf of the College of Health and Human Performance. The primary focus of this position is to identify and solicit prospects on behalf of the college, manage annual giving to ensure donor acquisition and identify individual prospects for personal follow up and/or major gift cultivation. 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 for fundraising in a comprehensive research university, and the desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization. Two to three years of fundraising experience with proven success soliciting gifts up to $10,000. Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards. 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. Excellent oral/ written communications and interpersonal skills; effective time management and organizational skills that are essential for success in this position.
Senior Director of Development - Levin College of Law
UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, DIR 5
Unit: Levin College of Law
UF Position#: 00022737
UF Req#: 493589
Posting: 09/16/2015 - 10/18/2015
The Senior Director of Development will lead the development and alumni support programs for the UF Levin College of Law. Reporting dually to the Dean of the College and Senior Assistant Vice President of Development, the Senior Director is the chief fundraiser of the College. The Senior Director is responsible for developing and executing the College's fundraising program to fulfill the financial needs identified by the Dean, in alignment with the strategic initiatives of the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs and UF Foundation, Inc. (ODAA/Foundation). 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. Three or more years of experience leading a high performing team, including prior management of development officers. This includes a track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining a high caliber staff, building a team, and creatively organizing and managing staff to maximize the support of external constituencies. 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. Ability to construct, articulate, and implement an annual strategic development plan for a department. A strong understanding of budgeting practices and financial accountability and the ability to manage resources with prudence and efficiency.
Senior Director of Development - Smathers Libraries
UF Title: Development Alumni Affairs, Director 5
Unit: Smathers Libraries
UF Position#: 00027895
UF Req#: 493758
Posting: 09/30/2015 - 10/30/2015
Serves as the primary fundraiser for the George A. Smathers Libraries. Plans, organizes and directs activities to secure gifts; and, on a case by case basis, coordinates the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of private support from donors to the Smathers Libraries from individuals, groups, corporations, and foundations. Focuses on individual, corporate, and foundation prospects primarily at the $100,000 level and above. Develops and presents major gift proposals, and acknowledges and recognizes gifts in ways that are meaningful to donors and appropriate to the mission, vision and values of the library, and ODAA/UFF. Establishes and maintains contact with prospects to develop their interest and participation in library fundraising projects and to provide information concerning the utilization of gifts. As steward of gift prospects, coordinates engagement of library personnel and other stakeholders with donors interested in specific library activities. 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: 5 - 10 years of fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000 and above from individual and corporate prospects as well as in capital and other campaigns. Master's degree in Library Science or 3 to 5 years' experience as an academic librarian or as a development officer for an academic library. Expertise in fundraising principles, methods, and standards. Expertise in developing solicitation strategies. Broad experience in capital campaign execution and follow-up. Demonstrated ability to close major gift solicitations, including planned giving. Experience working with volunteer and membership groups. Experience in managing staff to achieve multiple strategic objectives. Ability to think and plan in strategic terms. Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present data.
Assistant Director - Biographical Services
UF Title: ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, CRD 3
Unit: Biographical Services
UF Position#: 00030269
UF Req#: 493683
Posting: 09/24/2015 - 10/08/2015
The Assistant Director of Biographical Services is responsible for the providing leadership and vision regarding constituent data acquisition and data integrity in the Advance alumni database system, which houses in excess of 1million records. This position works to assess the development data needs of the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs and the units on campus and manages a team that ensures data quality standards are met through data audits, integrity checks, quality control measures in data updates, and data access provision in accordance with established policy. 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: A minimum of six years related experience. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Two years of responsible supervisory experience, or a combination of education and experience, in a professional, customer service, team-oriented environment. Strong leadership and team building skills, which include the ability to coach and motivate others. Knowledge of basic accounting policies and procedures. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen carefully, interpret information, and translate technical language to stakeholders both written and verbally.
Prospect Strategy Analyst - Prospect Management, Research and Analysis
UF Title: RESEARCH PROGS/SVCS, CRD 1
Unit: Prospect Management, Research and Analysis
UF Position#: 00030211
UF Req#: 493365
Posting: 09/03/2015 - 10/08/2015
The Prospect Strategy Analyst provides leadership, oversight and strategy for designated colleges/units with regard to prospect management, research and analysis. The position serves as a partner to ensure excellence in service to fundraisers in pipeline and portfolio development, including training and reporting support. This position will collaborate closely with PMRA and Advancement Services teams on institution-wide strategic initiatives and to develop and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures. 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: Two years' experience in prospect management and/or research or fundraising in a higher education setting. Exceptional analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analysis to produce reports that are usable and actionable to a variety of fundraising professionals. Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to train and clearly articulate procedures and practices. Collaborative, collegial and customer service focused orientation, eager and able to engage a diverse stakeholder base, and able to build strong professional relationships. Demonstrated success in program development and execution. Exceptional listening and judgment skills. Strong consultative approach with ability to advise and influence internal clients through formal and informal presentations. Clear understanding of the cultivation cycle. Effective in problem solving crossing organizational lines.
Research Analyst - Prospect Management, Research and Analysis
UF Title: RESEARCH PROGS/SVCS, CRD 1
Unit: Prospect Management, Research and Analysis
UF Position#: 00030096
UF Req#: 492894
Posting: 09/28/2015 - 10/05/2015
The Research Analyst provides professional research and information services to support the fund raising goals and objectives of the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. The incumbent will work independently exercising independent judgment and discretion in decision making. 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: One to three years related work experience in the fields of finance, legal, real estate or education. Experience in a non-profit organization helpful. Knowledge of philanthropy and prospect research desirable. Must be inquisitive, motivated and flexible. Excellent communication skills; writing and editing ability important, as well as competence in interpreting biographical, corporate, and foundation information. Strong computer skills (Excel and Access knowledge preferred) and proficiency with electronic research (including Internet) and techniques to gather in-depth information on potential and existing donors desired. Familiarity with standard research resources and information such as the internet, Advizor, Lexis Nexis, WeathEngine, iWave, 10kWizard SEC filings, wealth screenings. Ability to handle multiple projects with critical deadlines and changing priorities simultaneously and accurately.
Executive Director of Campaign Communications - Strategic Communications & Marketing
UF Title: INFO/PUB SVCS, DIR 5
Unit: Strategic Communications & Marketing
UF Position#: 00030272
UF Req#: 493692
Posting: 09/25/2015 - 10/25/2015
This position will serve as the Executive Director of Campaign Communications, providing creative and strategic leadership, oversight and tactical and technical direction for communications and marketing to support UF's next comprehensive campaign. The Executive Director will work closely with the Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing, Associate Vice President for Development and Campaign, and the Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs to plan, direct and execute campaign communications and marketing. This position requires a strongly creative individual with endless ideas who can drive strategic and inspiring campaign 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. Preferred qualifications: Five to 10 years of professional experience leading multi-channel and multi-stakeholder communications and marketing campaigns in higher education, similar complex organizations or at a creative agency. Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, liberal arts, business or related field. Three or more years of successfully leading and supervising a creative team in the field of communications, marketing or public relations. Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and visual communications, presentation, and motivational skills. Experience working in a complex environment in higher education, serving many internal clients and external constituents with the ability to network throughout the university, serving as a resource and identifying resources. Ability to listen carefully and take into account stakeholder needs and react appropriately. Ability to deliver creative, high-quality work quickly, in a dynamic organization under time pressure.