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Director of Development - Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, CRD 4
Unit: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
UF Position#: 00025423
UF Req#: 497166
Posting: 05/02/2016 - 06/12/2016

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 the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA). 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: 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

Senior Director of Development - Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFF, DIR 4
Unit: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
UF Position#: 00026684
UF Req#: 496723
Posting: 03/30/2016 - 06/26/2016

Senior Director of Development will assist the Executive Director of Development and External Affairs, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, in building a comprehensive philanthropy program. This role has direct and primary responsibility for building the major giving, capital campaigns and planned giving programs. This major gift program includes all departments within the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Senior Director will serve on the senior management team of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Office of Development and Alumni Affairs and serve as a mentor for the entire 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. Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: 5 - 10 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in development with a demonstrated track record of successful fundraising in a large scale university or one of similar complexity. 3+ years' experience leading a high performing team of 3+, including prior management of development officers. Track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining a high caliber staff, building a team, and creatively organizing and managing them to maximize the support of external constituencies. Excellent organizational and operational skills; confidence and independence in exercising leadership skills and in representing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering to external constituents. Ability to construct, articulate, and implement an annual strategic development plan for a department. Expertise in developing solicitation strategies.

Director of Development - McKnight Brain Institute/Neuromedicine - Medicine

UF Title: Development / Alumni Affairs, Coordinator 4
Unit: Medicine
UF Position#: 00031100
UF Req#: 497312
Posting: 05/10/2016 - 06/08/2016

The incumbent serves as Director of Development for McKnight Brain Institute/Neuromedicine, and is responsible for assisting the Director of Development & Advancement in building the unit's development program. The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of a broad range of support programs for the University of Florida College of Medicine focused primarily on acquiring major gifts at $100,000 and above level. 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: 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. 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.

Other Openings

Office Administrator - Administration

UF Title: Administrative Spec II
Unit: Administration
UF Position#: 00031224
UF Req#: 497625
Posting: 06/07/2016 - 06/14/2016

This position will serve as the Office Administrator for UF Coral Gables. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer/ Associate Vice President for Administration, the incumbent will be responsible for the operational management of the office, including facilities and event management. In addition, the incumbent will provide customer service to all guests, representing the University of Florida to a diverse constituency. This is a highly visible position, exercising independent judgement and discretion. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred qualifications: Experience working with different university constituencies, knowledge of the University of Florida, preferred. Two to three years' of office and administrative management experience. The ability to speak Spanish preferred, but not required.

VP Program Coordinator - VP - Development and Alumni Affairs

UF Title: Administrative Spec II
Unit: VP - Development and Alumni Affairs
UF Position#: 00028977
UF Req#: 497606
Posting: 06/06/2016 - 06/13/2016

This is a highly visible and responsible position that provides support to the Chief Administrative Officer in the Office of the Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA). The incumbent must have the ability to act independently and follow established office policies and procedures. A primary component of this position will be the exercise of independent judgment and discretion. The incumbent must maintain confidentiality of all information entrusted to the position. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience in development, fundraising, alumni relations or higher education. Prior experience coordinating and managing high level meetings and events. Ability to type 35 cwpm; 45 cwpm preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills - the ability to draft correspondence efficiently with excellent use of the English language. Strong organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines, ability to work independently and problem-solving capabilities