Posting: 10/03/2019 - 10/17/2019 • Unit: Annual Giving
UF Job #: 512469 • UF Title: LAGO, Development • UF Position#:
Reporting to the Director of Development, Annual Giving, the Leadership Annual Giving Officer (LAGO)will be focused on qualifying and soliciting leadership annual giving prospects ($1,000-$10,000). The incumbent will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors by engaging prospects through a variety of mediums (face-to-face, phone or in writing). He or she will also be assigned a special project in conjunction with the phonathon program that serves to facilitate leadership annual giving and pipeline development, such as visit scheduling and gift planning. Additionally, the LAGO will periodically be tasked with special fundraising projects in particular areas, such as parents or student affairs. The LAGO will also work closely with the Office of Gift Planning to support their lead generation and prospect discovery/qualification processes. 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.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of relevant experience and/or a strong understanding of development processes and comprehensive campaigns.
Preferred qualifications: Minimum one year of fundraising, development, sales or related experience. Prior experience in a university or nonprofit environment. Prior experience in advertising and marketing. General knowledge and understanding of business/economic environment. Understanding of fundraising principles, methods, and standards.
Posting: 06/24/2019 - 07/24/2019 • Unit: Education
UF Job #: 511404 • UF Title: SR DIR, Advancement • UF Position#:
The Senior Director of Advancement is responsible for the management and administration of the College of Education development and support program. The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of a broad range of public support programs for the College of Education including fundraising, communications, alumni relations, public support groups and college services. Portfolio Management Identification, cultivation, and solicitation of new prospects $100,000 and above for the College of Education. Build a portfolio of fundraising prospects and strategically manage relationships through face-to-face visits to bring gift solicitations to closure. A minimum of 15 individual face-to-face visits will be required each month, with specific data input for each visit entered into the system by month?s end. Attend college and UF Advancement (UFA) functions primarily to identify new prospects. Strategic Initiatives Direct the planning and implementation of all fundraising and alumni activities for the College. Serve as advisor to the Dean of the College on fundraising matters and coordinates development activities between the College and UFA. Strategic Leadership Manage the operations of the Development, Private Grants, and Alumni Relations functions of the College of Education; hires, supervises and evaluates staff; oversees maintenance of files, contact reports and records associated with these activities. Responsible for effective prospect tracking, record keeping, reporting and administration aligned with the metrics and reporting from the College of Education and UFA. Build, manage and lead a strong team of development professionals. Identify and recruit top talent and provide leadership, counsel on matters relating to fundraising, and accountability including establishing goals in alignment with unit objectives, developing metrics and strategic planning. In addition, incumbent will attend senior development meetings.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and eight years of experience.
Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: Five to six years of fundraising experience with proven success soliciting gifts of $50,000+. 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.
Posting: 10/02/2019 - 10/16/2019 • Unit: Liberal Arts and Sciences
UF Job #: 511393 • UF Title: Associate Director of Development • UF Position#:
The Associate Director of Development will focus on fundraising for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) through personal contacts and facilitation of events that assist the development effort. This position will identify prospects, cultivate and close both mid-range and major giving level (100,000K+) gifts. He or she will serve as a strategic partner with the college and UF Advancement 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 and one year of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience. Valid Florida driver's license
Preferred qualifications: Experience in development, alumni relations, teaching, sales, events, public relations and/or external affairs. Prior experience in a university or nonprofit environment. General knowledge and understanding of business/economic environment. Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods, and standards. Demonstrated successful experience in prospect identification, relationship building, solicitation and stewardship. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.
Posting: 09/16/2019 - 10/15/2019 • Unit: Medicine
UF Job #: 512266 • UF Title: Associate Director of Development • UF Position#:
This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs and is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects for UF College of Medicine with a focus on gifts of $50,000 and above from alumni in assigned regions. The incumbent will also manage a portfolio of individual prospects for the Department of Psychiatry.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and three years of relevant experience.
Preferred qualifications: Three to five years fundraising experience in a medical center, college, or university setting with proven success soliciting gifts between $25,000 and $50,000 is strongly preferred. Experience in annual giving, sales, event planning, and alumni outreach. 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.
Posting: 10/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 • Unit: Medicine
UF Job #: 512212 • UF Title: DIR, Donor Relations • UF Position#:
The Director of Donor Relations will be a visible leader for all stewardship and donor recognition programs. Reporting to the Executive Director of Communications, External Relations and Stewardship, the incumbent will be responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating a unit-wide comprehensive donor relations and stewardship system that appropriately and consistently promotes interactions with and recognition of donors at all levels. In addition, the Director of Donor Relations will be responsible for collaborating with senior leaders and key stakeholders to ensure effectiveness and streamlined functions. He/She will also provide strategic direction for projects designed to enhance the donor giving experience.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and three years of appropriate experience in donor relations or related field; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five years of appropriate experience in donor relations or related field.
Preferred qualifications: Five years of experience in a comprehensive stewardship/donor relations program or development, alumni or university relations program with proven leadership success. Experience in a related field such as journalism, public relations or other related communication field in a university setting preferred. Prior management/supervisory experience, with the ability to lead and motivate staff preferred. 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. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement stewardship programs and activities. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and work effectively under time constraints. Exceptional attention to detail.
Posting: 10/03/2019 - 10/13/2019 • Unit: Talent Management
UF Job #: 512311 • UF Title: Director of Strategic Initiatives • UF Position#: 00035104
The Director of Employee Engagement is responsible for creating, implementing, and overseeing engagement strategies that will enhance and drive the employee experience and increase the national reputation of the University of Florida and UF Advancement by strengthening our mission and elevating our brand. In coordination with the Executive Director of Talent Management, this position will lead business-critical programs, including, but not limited to retention strategies, awards and recognition, cultural initiatives, and employee engagement. He or she will integrate all activities and initiatives with UF Advancement's organizational goals, culture, vision, mission, and values ensuring compliance with all applicable equal opportunities laws, policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and eight years of relevant experience.
Preferred qualifications: At least two years of professional full-time experience in a higher education setting. At least two years of experience in communications, writing or related field. At least two years managing awards and recognition programs and/or employee engagement programs.
For additional information on any position, contact Sonya Allen, Associate Director of Talent Acquisition, at:
PO Box 14425
Gainesville, FL 32603-2425
Phone: (352) 846-1128
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for any position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).