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Director of Corporate Relations - IFAS/SHARE

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, CRD 4
Unit: IFAS/SHARE
UF Position#: 00028711
UF Req#: 0905167
Posting: 03/13/2014 - 05/07/2014

The Director of Corporate Relations will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategy for identifying, engaging, and developing relationships with corporate entities for the purpose of fundraising and achieving the academic and research goals of IFAS at the University of Florida. 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: The ideal candidate will possess:
· Three to five years of experience related to corporate relations or development
· Experience working in a complex environment serving many internal clients and external constituents with the ability to network throughout a University, serving as a resource and identifying resources. · Proven ability to initiate relationships and interact effectively with the business and foundation community . · Excellent public relations and human relations skills.
· Excellent analytical and research skills; competency in problem solving.
· Ability to work collaboratively and a team player
· Be a self-starter, assertive, confidence inspiring, and detail oriented.
· Must be an articulate communicator with excellent writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with diverse constituencies.
· Must have effective time management and organizational skills. · The ability and willingness to travel.

Director of Development and External Relations - Public Health and Health Professions

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, DIR 4
Unit: Public Health and Health Professions
UF Position#: 00028087
UF Req#: 0903604
Posting: 02/20/2014 - 05/16/2014

The Director of Development, College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP) is responsible for implementation of a broad range of fundraising activities for the college, focused primarily on major gifts. Reporting dually to the Associate Vice President for Development-HSC and the Dean, the incumbent will serve as the chief fundraiser for the college. The incumbent is responsible for developing and executing the college's fundraising program to fulfill the financial needs as identified by the Dean and in alignment with the strategic initiatives of the University of Florida Office of Development and Alumni Affairs and UF Foundation, Inc. (ODAA/UFF). He or she will serve as a strategic partner with the college and ODAA/UFF 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. 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: The ideal candidate will possess three to five years of fundraising experience with documented success in cultivating and soliciting major gifts from individual and corporate prospects with campaign experience. 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. 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. Working knowledge in these areas: Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, WWW browsers, preferably Internet Explorer, E-mail. Working knowledge of a donor database, contact management and tracking system.

· The ability and willingness to travel. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.*

Director of Development - Warrington College of Business Administration

UF Title: Director of Development
Unit: Warrington College of Business Administration
UF Position#: 00028291
UF Req#: 0903956
Posting: 09/24/2013 - 04/30/2014

The Director of Development, Warrington College of Business Administration, is responsible for the implementation of a broad range of fundraising activities for the college, focused primarily on acquiring major gifts.
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.
Assist with the planning and implementing of short and long-term development and alumni programs and strategies.
Assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive communications plan to inform constituents and identified markets about the mission, vision, and values of the unit, its funding priorities, and gift opportunities.
Plans and monitors the budget, using resources for best results in fundraising and planning activities involving volunteers, prospects, faculty and administration.
Initiates, plans and supports activities and events involving volunteers and prospects. 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.

Florida Driver's License required. Preferred qualifications: 3 - 5 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; desire to work collegially within a goal-oriented fundraising organization.
Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards.
Experience in developing solicitation strategies.
The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities. Team player. Excellent oral/written communications and interpersonal skills; effective time management and organizational skills that are essential for success in this position.
Working knowledge of a donor database, contact management and tracking system.
The ability and willingness to travel. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.

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