Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs - Liberal Arts and Sciences
UF Title: DEVELOPMENT/ALUMNI AFFAIRS, DIR 4
Unit: Liberal Arts and Sciences
UF Position#: 00030051
UF Req#: 492689
Posting: 07/22/2015 - 08/23/2015
Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is responsible for assisting the Assistant Vice President for Development & Alumni Affairs in leading a comprehensive philanthropy program. Incumbent will also be responsible for developing and executing the College's fundraising program to fulfill the financial needs as identified by the Dean and Assistant Vice President and in alignment with the strategic initiatives of Development and Alumni Affairs and UF Foundation, Inc. He or she will serve as a strategic partner with the College and ODAA/Foundation ensuring conformity with the central fund raising 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: 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 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences to external constituents. A strong understanding of budgeting practices and financial accountability and the ability to manage resources with prudence and efficiency.