Posting: 03/12/2020 - 04/02/2020 • Unit: Annual Giving
UF Job #: 512469 • UF Title: LAGO, Development • UF Position#: 00030438
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. Current students in the last semester of a Bachelor's degree program are eligible to apply.
Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: 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. Demonstrated successful experience in prospect identification, relationship building, solicitation and stewardship. Ability to work both independently within a broad strategic framework and institutional priorities and cooperatively and collaboratively with numerous and diverse individuals and groups. Competency in problem solving.
Posting: 02/20/2020 - 03/24/2020 • Unit: Development
UF Job #: 513652 • UF Title: Assistant Vice President • UF Position#: 00026530
The Assistant Vice President of Development will serve as an integral member of the senior leadership team, responsible for developing and driving campaign strategies, annual goals, and prospect strategy that align with both campaign and college/unit goals. Reporting to the Vice President for UF Advancement, the incumbent will oversee and be responsible for identifying and cultivating relationships with leadership giving prospects at $1+ million level in the following colleges/units: Institute of Food and Agriculture Science (IFAS), Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, College of Health and Human Performance (HHP), and University Initiatives. Most importantly, the Assistant VP will serve as a strategist, focusing and building campaign initiatives and setting organizational priorities to create the foundation for prospects in the future.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and ten years of appropriate experience with demonstrated success soliciting gifts at $1 million and above in an institution of higher education. Valid Florida driver license
Preferred qualifications: Portfolio Management Build, develop and manage an individual portfolio of approximately 25 prospects/donors focusing on major, leadership, and principal gifts while working toward a $5 million goal (over the first two years). Strategically manage relationships through face-to-face visits to bring gift solicitations to closure. Convene teams to build and manage relationships to focus on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects at $1+ million. Build and nurture effective working relationships with alumni, parents, friends, volunteers and employees. Responsible for communicating campaign priorities within the context of the overall Advancement mission, goals and objectives.
Posting: 03/16/2020 - 04/05/2020 • Unit: Liberal Arts and Sciences
UF Job #: 512849 • UF Title: Director, Development • UF Position#:
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Development Office is seeking a Director of Development. This position primary objective is to provide day-to-day strategic leadership to advance the mission of the University of Florida to maximize the amount of dollars raised for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and three years of appropriate experience in Development or a related field; or a bachelor's degree in appropriate areas of specialization and five years of experience in Development or a related field. Valid Florida driver's license
Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: Minimum of three years of fundraising experience. Prior experience in a management position. Experience working in a complex environment serving many internal clients and external constituents with the ability to network throughout the University, serving as a resource and identifying resources. Familiar with foundation structure, finances and procedures. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers. A deep appreciation for the academic goals and ambitions of the University of Florida, especially with respect to the case for philanthropic support.
Posting: 03/18/2020 - 03/29/2020 • Unit: University Initiatives
UF Job #: 513743 • UF Title: ASO DIR, Development • UF Position#: 00033842
The Associate Director of Development, Undergraduate Affairs, University Initiatives is responsible for implementing a broad range of fundraising activities for UF Advancement in support of the Office of Undergraduate Affairs. Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in developing and executing the fundraising program and strategy to fulfill the financial and strategic needs of UF Advancement. 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: 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 license
Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: Four to five years of fundraising experience with proven success soliciting major gifts. Prior experience in a university or nonprofit environment. Passion and a deep appreciation for initiatives supporting students. The ability to work strategically, develop and implement constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse constituencies, meet deadlines, be self-motivated, and work independently. Accuracy, attention to detail and a customer service oriented attitude.
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).